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As I Look Back on My Life

  • Date Submitted: 09/19/2010 12:00 PM
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Wrong Roads of Life
As I look back on my life, I see that I have made many mistakes along my way. I would never listen to the advice or concern of my family. Instead I took my own path. If I would’ve listen to their words of wisdom then maybe I would’ve saved myself a lot of trouble. I still remember what my parents would say to me like it was yesterday. They would say, Always take the right road cause the wrong road will lead you nowhere. I never knew what that meant till now.
It started when I was in the tenth grade. I began to have many new friends that was older and could drive. Hanging out was more fun than sitting at home doing homework. My parents and I would always argue about my lack of interest in school but I always assured them that everything was alright just to keep them off my back. It did not   matter what they said it would go into one ear and out the other. I had a boyfriend at the time which I thought I was madly in love with. I started skipping school or leaving class early which caused me to get behind in my studies. Again my mother and fathers concern came rushing to my mind but I was always right. I knew what I was doing or so I thought.
That’s when I discovered I was pregnant. I was so scared about what my parents would say on one hand, on the other I was excited because I thought I, my boyfriend, and our baby would be a family but again I was wrong. My boyfriend was so mad. He said he wasn’t ready to be a dad and that he did not really love me like that and so we broke up. I eventually told my parents who was extremely disappointed in my decisions.
Eventually I started going to the doctors. I had to start taking care of myself. Eating right, taking my vitamins, and just getting prepared for the baby. But it was not meant to be. I ended up having a miscarriage when I was three and a half months pregnant. It was a difficult time for me after that. I went into a major depression. I was not interested in anything. My mom came in one evening...

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