The Events That Changed My Life Essays

819 Words Sep 15th, 2015 4 Pages
Reasons Growing up there were many events, which made me the person I am today. Nevertheless, there was one which really made all these changes possible. This event was actually an agreement made by my parents, changing my life forever. The agreement consisted of a divorce between my parents thus, leaving our family to share custody of my brother and me. This changed everything. We went from living in the city, to living on a ranch with my mother’s new husband, Sergio . He showed me how to do most of the stuff I love to do now like play football and hunt. He has been a big influence in my life by pushing me to bigger and brighter things. When he first put me in football, I hated it. He saw something in me that no one else did. I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it wasn’t for my mom, step dad, and best friend.
However, my mom was the biggest influence in my life. After the divorce, it was just my mother Nancy, my brother Josh and me. My mom would have to work all the time to support the family. My mom not being able to leave me at home, would bring me along with to her beauty salon. Since beauty salons are where most women go to vent about their lives at home, I picked up great social skills. It also taught me the great chivalry concept. For example, my mom would tell me to open the doors for the women and invite them in asking them about their day and to pay attention. All this showed me to never fear rejection because most women wouldn’t even say “thank you,”…

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