Loyalty

785 Words Feb 28th, 2012 4 Pages
Loyalty is like a shadow it’s something that’s with you all of the time, but sometimes it’s hidden. Most people don’t show their loyalty hidden, but loyalty is something that’s not supposed to be hidden .To me loyalty is when someone is there for someone else. Loyalty is a characteristic many people should strive to have; it earns the trust and respect of many. A loyal person would never be able to fail someone because they are trustable. Loyalty is everywhere and there are many different kinds of loyalty. Loyalty to strangers is one of the many different kinds of loyalty. We have all showed loyalty to strangers at least once. When people follow rules somewhere either at school, work etc. This shows loyalty. Loyalty doesn’t only earn …show more content…
When many people think of loyalty they forget the fact that you can be loyal to yourself. I think the most important parts to staying loyal to self are staying true to self and doing what you believe is right. An example of this would be if you are getting peer pressured by your peers to smoke, there are several choices you can make. You can smoke just to gain popularity by that group of people and destroy your health or refuse and report to the counselor. A person who is loyal to self will obviously pick the second option by doing this they will stay true to self, do the right thing and stand up to peer pressure. Last but not the least is loyalty to family. To me loyalty to family is the most important one because family is very special to me. Family is something you start with and something that will never leave you. No matter what happens your family will always be there for you. One of the many ways to show loyalty to family is by spending time with them. Spending time with family makes everyone feel happy. I think the people that show the most loyalty in a family are the parents. Parents sacrifice the most for their kids. Either giving up their time or not getting what they want. They put someone else before themselves. Parents are the true examples of loyalty.

A loyal person treats other people the way they would want to be treated. A symbol for loyalty I think would be a heart because a heart shows

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