Reflection On Relationships In My Life

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Relationship throughout our lifetime help build who we are today. Some relationships can be harmful, and some can be nurturing. In any case, the person we have become stems from all the people who we have come into contact with. This paper is a personal reflection of both the positive and negative relationships in my life that have influenced my life. One of the most influential person in my life has been my mother. During my early childhood my mother showered me with affection of hugs and always telling me she loved me. I believe she has passed that down to me with my own children and grandchildren. For reasons unknown, my mother gave me away to live with relatives when I was three years old. I do not remember seeing her much after that until I was eleven. Having my mom in my life for the first three years then having her gone caused me to develop attachment issues. When I finally went to live with her again, it was as if I were never away from her. Once again, she showered me with love and hugs. I never questioned her about giving me away until I was in my forties, to which she explained the family talked her into giving me up. One thing I had noticed was that my mother seemed to have emotional problems that I…show more content…
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