Essay On Role Of Family In My Life

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My family and friends play a large support role in my life. In times of need and in times of positivity there a few people I want to share those moments with and turn to. When considering who I surround myself with I make sure that these people have similar values as me and will be there for me in times of need. The biggest social supports I have in my life are my mother and my sister. I have somewhat of a unique situation because my parents got divorced when I was in high school. My sister and I are nine years apart which made it difficult to relate to one another. However, when my parents decided to separate my sister is who I turned to the most. Both my mother and my sister have showed me what a great work ethic looks like and they have also shown me the importance of self-love. Whenever I have questions about something or just need to discuss decisions with, I turn to them first. They advise me on what they think is the best option for me and sometimes just help me weight my options. I know that they understand me the best and that they are able to support me in whatever I chose to do. In times of trouble or need I turn mostly to my family because they are the ones that I have been through a lot with. My parents’ divorce was very nasty and it lead to a very rough time for my sister, mother and I. Because of…show more content…
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