When Thinking Of A Major Event That May Affect My Life Essay

818 Words Mar 17th, 2016 4 Pages
When thinking of a major event that may have affected my life in some way, I think I would have to say was growing up without my biological father and him not being a part of my life. I know I am not the only girl that grew up without a father and I hate using that excuse of me being the way I am, but because of him not playing the role of my father or any role at that it made me strong minded, but it also made me feel at times unwanted and fear of being rejected.
I feel this affected me because although I had enough love from my mom, I still felt a part of me was missing. I remember my dad would make every excuse in the book on why he wasn’t able to see me or come pick me up for the weekend. My mom never depended on him for anything, she always gave him an open door policy. At a young age I remember some days he would call and say he was going to pick me up and I waited there for him with my suitcase and all and he would never show. I remember crying to my mom because I did not understand, I did not understand why he would lie to me, why I wasn 't good enough to come see. I never could understand how he could do that to me at such a young age. I also remember feeling like a mistake to him like he didn 't want me and wanted to know why he didn 't love me. My mom always made sure to reassure me that she loved me and it was his loss and not to worry about him and that I don 't need him.
As I grew up I realized my mom was right I made it so far without him. Although throughout…

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