Personal Narrative: Divorce Is A Time Of Change

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OYou never truly realize how lucky you can be, or how thankful you should be until you go through such a rigorous situation, this is divorce. “Divorce is a time of change. It really rocks a foundation of most people’s lives. When we have our heartbroken or our dreams taken away from us, it is a time of growth and change” (Debbie Ford). Most people believe that they can not conquer change, I was once the girl in these shoes, before I realized not to be selfish and or take everything that is given to me for granted. I was young when my parents got divorced. I have always wondered what it would be like to grow up and live with both of them together. My mother had me when she finished high school and while my dad was attending college. After she had me, my parents split up not long after. My parents went to court when I was roughly five months, making the decision that custody should be held 50/50, meaning that both parents got equal time with me. At this…show more content…
It completely changed my relationship with my dad. I am now seventeen, and have realized how selfish the decision was. My dad has always been there for me and it was a hard decision to move away from him. I still wonder what my life would have been like if my dad was more involved in my life. I love my dad so much and he has done so much for me. I have experienced change since I was a baby, but I am just now getting stronger. I have also become more thankful for my step parents and step brothers and sisters because they have affected the person I am. I have tried to be more involved in my dad's life, realizing that I need to be more thankful for things in my life. You begin to understand that growing up without your parents together only gets harder, and that’s divorce. You become more thankful for your family and everything you have when you aren’t surrounded by your whole family
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