The Quest Through My Reality

1106 WordsJul 7, 20155 Pages
The Quest through My Reality Former President Lyndon B. Johnson once said “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” This quote in itself explains my reasons for wanting to become a social worker, my goals when I graduate and my perspectives on different conversational questions. This paper will explain how these realities, dreams and thoughts came about. Reality My previous life experiences is what led me to my current reality and wanting to become a social worker; because though my life was not the typical, due to many factors, it was not all good nor bad. After my parents began their divorce proceedings, my life hit a pothole and there was a lot going on from: my father being abusive to me struggling in school. My Father With my father, the turmoil began with him becoming verbally and emotionally abusive. He would make comments about my beauty or weight, which he knew at preteen age would really affect me. From there the situation escaladed and he began becoming very physically abusive. Due to my parents’ marriage having a lot of domestic abuse, when different signs started showing in me and my siblings, such as being sad, having bruises and learning troubles in school, my mom called child and family services. The social workers would come over to my grandparents’ house (where my dad lived) and ask us questions, but when they were leaving they would make snide remarks about how we “should be grateful my family had money.” After that we would
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