My Parents Have Always Been Friends Essay

1062 WordsSep 13, 20165 Pages
My parents have always been friends. I can remember back when I was little watching them coach my softball team, play silly games during Christmas, and supporting their three children. My older brother, older sister, and I have always been close with our parents. We have always been friends, but we did not see what was behind the scenes. My parents could always put on a happy face with us kids and spend time with us as a family. We were close. About six years ago, everything started to shift. My brother had just graduated high school and was going to school at BYU Provo to join the ballroom dance team. My sister was starting her senior year at Bonneville High School. I was getting ready to embark on one of the most exciting and nerve racking changes in a tween’s life: middle school. I have always loved school and was anxious to start at Rocky Mountain Middle School, but my siblings and I could feel a different atmosphere at home. Although it was faint at first, I could feel the tension growing in my home. My parents have always been friends, but I could tell they were losing their love for each other. A year went by and my parents still were not one hundred percent. I did not think much of it, but my sister tells me she felt the strain in our family. I was beginning my eighth grade year and had no idea I was about to jump into one of the most difficult years of my life thus far. Luckily, at the beginning of this trial, I met one of the most important people in my
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