My Mother's Divorce In My Family

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I grew up with my two older brother Eduardo and Erik and me being the only girl and the youngest. My mom Isabel was a single mother of three and was divorced from my biological father Jose. Till this day I admire my mother and thank her daily for all the effort and how of a strong women she has became.

My parents divorce affected me in many ways emotionally and mentally. This occur when I was five. I would say this affected me mainly because I grew up without a father and didn’t experience all the things my friends at school did with their “dads,”. And even if my mom played that father figure it still wasn’t my dad the one who was suppose to me there for me when I needed him. Back then when I was five I didn’t really understand why out of
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Till this day, I thank my brother for being that father figure to me and making me happy even with the smallest details he did to put a smile on face. Thank him now also for all the helps he proved my mom with as she work days and nights to provide a home for us. When I got the age of finally understanding why my father wasn’t around my mom finally express herself throws me and conversated with me the situation that had happened when I was young and the cause of their divorced. Now that I get a better understanding on why my parents got a divorce I understand why my mom chose the path she did. My father had a drinking problem and would physically abuse my mother and hit her for no reason even when she was pregnant of me he would hit her very badly that put her in a hospital and at 7 month I came along being a premature baby. My mom was terribly scared of my father and never even spoke up for herself that he was being abusive with her. Now I understand why she would stay up at night crying herself to sleep, staying at my aunt 's house noting wanting to come home to someone that beats her. I believe my mom went through hell when she was with my father nobody wants that life especially when having three kids and having to put them through this hard situation. Since I

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