Personal Narrative: Being A Child Of Divorce

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In the Spring of 2011, my parents got a divorce. I was thirteen years old and it was one of the most difficult things I have ever had to experience. I can remember like it was yesterday when my mother sat me down and confessed the tragic news. Going through something that horrific, I would never wish divorce on anyone. Being a child of divorce, I went though the divorce differently than my mother and father did. With both parents being separated in different homes, I had to choose who I wanted to stay with on the nightly. It was a bad situation because both parents were going through such a destructive time, yet both desired always to be with my sister and I. That was the most painful and challenging decision I would have to daily make. I never…show more content…
He reassured me that I should never feel alone or afraid because He has promised to never leave nor forsake me. Deuteronomy 31:6 says, “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”(Holman Christian Standard…show more content…
Having to go though so much pain and sorrow, has actually turned into joy and happiness. As a child I was always a “Mamma’s Girl” and never really a “Daddy’s Girl”.
I say that the divorce has been a blessing to me because I have never been more close with my father than I am now. Not living with him has shown me just how much I always miss him and want to be with him. Going through so much sorrow together has just brought us even closer than ever before. We have all grown emotionally and spiritually over the past six years. Growing closer to Jesus has been the greatest blessing of all. I believe that God let’s us go though times of pain because He knows that we can;t handle everything on our own so we turn to him for guidance. Remarriage is another good thing that I believe in because I am recently experiencing it. My mother is getting remarried April 22, 2017, and I could be couldn't be more happy for her. I now realize that God lets you go though bad times, but only to get to the good times. And that is where we are now. Marriage is such and important and valuable thing and I can now be assured of that. Putting so much thought into marriage, shows me just how much God has put into it and
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