Personal Narrative: The Only Way To Get Rid Of Pain

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Some people think that the only way to get rid of their anger is to throw it in someone else’s face, but that isn’t always the best option. Sometimes things get out of hand and they can’t be taken back after that. I can tell you right now that no matter how much of a problem you have with someone, it is not worth going to the extremes for. Sometimes a small argument with another girl can turn into a court case. I would know from experience. High school drama seems like it’s nothing, but it can lead to a lot if you allow it to. I never thought that an argument over one the most ridiculous things in the world could lead to something bigger. When I was 16 years old I went to Niles West High School with my best friend. Her name was Jillian and …show more content…
As me and Jillian were sitting in the waiting room we thought about how this whole situation was so messed up. This girl who we were about to press charges against didn’t like us because of one of the dumbest reasons. Soon we got called in one by one into the court room to tell our side of the story. When they called me I was nervous that I would mess something up. As I sat down they had me swear to tell the truth. Next they had me identify who Tiffany was by pointing at her in the court room. I gladly pointed her out to everyone and they asked me to tell them what happened the day of the incident. I wasn’t even able to get one sentence out before Tiffany’s lawyer stood up and said that I had “a lack of knowledge.” They dismissed his argument and let me finish telling my story. When I was done they let me leave and sit in the waiting room. I saw Jillian and Maggie sitting on different sides of the waiting room. We sat there quietly unsure of what to do. We heard the yelling of Tiffany’s lawyer trying to prove that she had done nothing wrong. A few minutes later, Tiffany came out looking more upset then ever. She passed right by us and our lawyer came up to us to say that Tiffany was found guilty. There was now a restraining order against her and she had to go to anger management as well as do community service. Jill and I looked at each other smiling harder than ever. It was finally …show more content…
We think about how the reason we went to court all started because Tiffany didn’t like the guys we were talking to. I’ll say it again, that whole situation was for an insanely dumb reason. All that anger we had towards one another was not worth going through everything we went through. All that pointless drama is really not that important. We let anger lead the whole situation when it could have probably been solved another way. I learned that sometimes, you just have to let things go. Anger isn’t worth going to the extreme level and not being able to go

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