My Divorce Essay

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My whole life I have questioned why my parents got a divorce. It wasn’t because of lack of money or because they got married young. It was to make my life better. How could divorce ever make a child’s life better? Never having to listen to my parents fight and argue, or see the heartache of the divorce was a huge advantage I had growing up. I have had to deal with a lot of obstacles with this divorce. Such as not knowing who my mother was until I was ten or my mom getting remarried 4 times throughout my life. I have had to learn to accept change and see people come in and out of my life. However, my parents put me through a lot of hell because of this divorce, but at the end of the day I’m thankful because it shaped me into who I am today. …show more content…
My parents got a divorce when I was very young. Not knowing who my mother was until the fifth grade was one of the biggest obstacles. My mother, Lindsy has always been a part of my life, even though it didn’t seem like it. My dad, Chris had a friend that would come visit every couple months from California. Her name was Lindsy, she was platinum blonde and looked like a supermodel. Lindsy never really dressed casually. She always had her makeup and her fancy dresses and jewelry on. Even when she wore jeans she didn’t look casual she still looked very classy and elegant. I admired her so much and wanted to be like her. Lindsy spoiled me rotten to the core when she visited. We would go shopping at Nike then go to Sun Mountain Fun Center and play mini golf until dusk. The only thing I didn 't particularly like about Lindsy was that she would bring different guys with her every visit. When she was away, I missed her so much. Whenever I could, we would talk on the phone for what it felt like was hours. I looked up to her as a mother figure when she was around, but in all reality she was my mother but I had no …show more content…
Seven year ago I knew who she was but didn’t accept her. Today I am looking forward to moving to Texas where my mother and step dad live with all my siblings, and I will hopefully be attending Texas State. My life has been a roller coaster but my parents were right at the beginning of my life. Their divorce did end up making my life better. I got better opportunities and I now have an amazing family that supports me in everything I do. Yes I had some bumps down the road but my parents never gave up on me. They were never to busy fighting with each other, they are actually best friends and I’m so happy that my parents ended up getting a divorce. I’m one of the lucky ones but I believe that every divorce can end up the same way my parents did. All it takes is accepting each other and forgiving one

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