Why Do Things Happen?

885 Words Sep 26th, 2015 4 Pages
I like to believe that everything happens for a reason. Coincidences are something unknown to me. Marilyn Monroe once said, “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they 're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” With all my ups and downs, my mistakes, and my responsibilities I deem I have matured as an individual. Psychologically maturity is the ability to react to the environment in an appropriate manner. Maturity is the comprehension of the purpose in life. Life’s purpose, the direction in which it is aiming, and the feeling of life being meaningful. If the major down in my life never happened I wouldn’t be who I am today and wouldn’t have reached the understanding of everything happening for a reason.
I was raised in Southern California. At the time I was a freshman and had so much going. I was attending my dream high school and cheering for a competitive team, but best of all I had my family and friends. Around this time my mother had met a man, Mike. They met through a friend and she really liked him. One downfall, he lived in Northern California. After some time of commuting my mother, my sister, and me packed up our life to go live with him. We started our own family and a new life. Jumping a few years into the future things unexpectedly turned for the…
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