Essay about Struggles And Its Effects On Life

1430 Words Oct 7th, 2016 6 Pages
Struggles are blessings that make people stronger and appreciate life more. When people go through struggles it makes them emotionally stronger. Throughout high school, my mom was an alcoholic and was never home. We constantly argued about everything all the time. Experiencing this and going through it for years , I got fed up with it; which led me to experimenting with drugs , started skipping school, and started hanging out with the wrong group of people. The addiction that I was facing got so bad I started doing it at school and got caught and suspended, eventually got sent to rehab. The experience I went through made me a lot smarter about my choices. My mom got help with her addiction and our relationship grew stronger. An almost drop out student decided to go back to school and get her work done. Graduated on time and now is a sophomore in college with a tight relationship with her sober mom and also has been sober herself for 2 years.Battling this stress and the addiction was a drag to my happiness and wanted to give up on everything, it also made me the person I am to today. This obstacle taught a lesson and opened my eyes to what is wrong and what is right.
Individuals may be in situations that are hard to get through. It could be fighting a disease, a horrible relationship with a parent , and in a financial struggle. Facing factors that drag people down make them, including myself become stressed. When an individual gets through the struggle and the stress, we…

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