Reflective Essay About My Family

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I don’t have much conscious memory about my mother and father separating, as I was extremely young. I guess you could say I am thankful for this now. However I do remember my mother hysterically crying one night and during one of their quarrels. My mother and father now tell me that this memory has been fabricated. They never fought when I was near, they say. I love both my parents equally and always have. They made a choice that they thought was best for me. I do not disagree with what they did.

Telling people that my parents are separated usually results in an awkward expression, indicating that they want to change the subject of the conversation. I’ve learned to make them aware that my mother and fathers break up was a
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I don’t believe that every family is perfect. Even though as a young child I thought my situation was abnormal, little did I know most of my friends were going through the same thing. Even though I handled my parents separations relatively well I am not one to believe that this is the case for everyone. My parents always told me the truth. They didn’t sugar coat the situation or lie to me. They treated me like a human and not just a kid. Due to this I realised that they are human to and deserved a life of love even if that wasn’t with each other. Most importantly they have shown me that even though things don’t always work out the way they are planned to, that doesn’t mean you can’t create a great life for your…show more content…
That doesn’t mean they don’t care for each other. They respect one another in a way that all divorced mothers and fathers should. In the long run I have realised that divorce is not necessarily a great thing but it is not a curse either. My parents divorce has not only taught me that no family is perfect but also that even though things didn’t go to plan with the person whom you once loved, that does not mean you stop respecting them. I will admire my mother and father for the rest of my life. I can’t imagine my life with my parents together, it has been so amazing with them

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