The Most Significant Event That Has Changed My Life Essay

1255 Words Oct 15th, 2016 6 Pages
The most significant event that has occurred in my life thus far has been my parent’s divorce. When I was fourteen, almost fifteen years old, my parent’s decided to end their thirteen years of marriage. At the time I had no idea on how to feel about it and wasn’t sure exactly why they had made this big decision, but as the years passed I slowly gathered the information and pieced it all together. In about November of 2010 my parents had separated, but remained under the same roof until late March of 2011. The reason they had made the decision to stop their marriage was because my father had many issues that he refused to fix. My mother told me that after my second sister was born he started helping my mother less with everything. She had a hard third pregnancy due to the bad summer of 2003 and the black out. Once she told me this I started to dig deeper, knowing that this wasn’t the only reason for the divorce. Eventually I got most, if not all, of the reasoning as to why they decided on getting the divorce.

I often asked myself things like “how did this happen” and “how could it have been fixed”. Sometimes I felt like it was somehow my fault and that I should have tried to help the situation. Other times I felt angry that they would do this to my sisters and I. I feel that I most likely felt this was because they’re both natural reactions to have after something big changes in life. Most children feel that divorce is their fault, but after a few months of…

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