My Parents Having A Divorce

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Divorce, a word that makes many children shutter when they are young, a word b many children know all too well. I, unfortunately, am no exception. I experienced a divorce when I was 9 years old. I remember that the thought of my parents getting a divorce was always a recurring thought I had. It was always in the back of my mind. They were constantly fighting and arguing with each other throughout my childhood. "Who would I stay with? Is it my fault? Would our family ever be the same?” These were only a few of my thoughts I had when thinking about my parents getting a divorce. I only said they were thoughts in my head and they couldn’t become a reality. They couldn’t do that to our family. However, in a sense, I was preparing myself for it. One day my parents called me into the family room to talk. When I arrived in the family room, my older sister and younger brother were already sitting there, my youngest brother being too little to understand. I already knew the topic of the conversation, even before my parents spoke. We were never called into family discussions unless it was something serious like this was going to be. My father began speaking, he told us that he and my mother could no longer live together. He explained that they have tried for a long time to make it work, but they couldn’t they were now two different people. My father said he would be moving out so my mother could keep the house, but we could come visit him at anytime. My heart began to beat

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