Gone For Good Research Paper

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Gone for Good? Have you ever been in a room full of people and still felt alone? According to dictionary.com, abandonment is defined as “to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert.” Most people think when you abandon something, you just leave something behind with no consequence. In my case, abandonment in fact does have consequences, and particularly for the person being abandoned. Being abandoned is complicated when the people you love have not permanently left, but it feels as if they did. In this essay, I will explain how loneliness, separation, and anger form my definition of abandonment. First, abandonment is to feel lonely. Loneliness is defined as sadness because one has no friends or company. To begin with, when my sister moved to Texas, the loneliness made me feel like someone was standing on my chest. Specifically, with my mother’s health issues, my sister was always the one to help her and run errands, make her food, acquire her medicine, and saved her life more than once. Now, you are probably wondering what I imply when I say she saved her life. As I stated, my mother has multiple health issues, but she is also a drug addict. Not heroin, meth, or cocaine, but the worst of them all, narcotics. She is prescribed multiple opioids to help with her Crohn’s disease, Colitis, Sciatic nerve damage, and to save you some reading, I will just stop…show more content…
Abandonment to me is a ton of loneliness, separation, and anger. The three people I wrote about in this essay are still the most important people in my life. I would be completely and utterly lost if I permanently lost one of them. Abandonment can be forgiven, and I am still healing and learning to forgive myself, but I know with time it is possible. “When there’s a breakdown in the family, it’s the ones that love you the most that hurt you the deepest.” – Iyanla
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