Who I Am My Friend? Essay

1671 Words Oct 1st, 2015 null Page
The people who you chose to be apart of your life are essential to to knowing what kind of person you are. I am a firm believer in the saying you are only as good as the people you surround yourself with. This belief has always stayed in the back of my mind when deciding who I wanted in my social circle. I have learned that it was never about the quantity of friends I had but more about the quality of the people that I was surrounding myself with. It is true friends come and go and nothing last forever but one person in particular left an impression on me that turned me into the person I am today. That person is named Rebecca she was my best friend for seven years and I am who I am today because of her. All the memories and experiences we shared affected my personality and thought process and for that I will always treasure the impression she left on me. Todays world is extremely progressive although that was not the case for me growing up. I was born into a traditional italian family, learning that a women 's’ place is in the kitchen and pleasing her husband was of most importance. My whole childhood I was told I was going to be married to a nice italian man and be the perfect housewife, every aspect of my life was controlled by my parents and I knew that would never change until I got married. I never worried about my future or school all I was taught to worry about was learning to be a good cook and making myself look the best I can. Many people may find that way of…

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