Essay Compare and Contrast

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Breana Hernandez Hernandez 1
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April 1, 2013

Acceptance In real life, we all as individuals go through trials good and bad that we are faced with. You gain and you lose. You either accomplish your fears and goals, or you never grow within. If you expect the worst, the worst will happen. You are your own stress, anger, sadness, and frustration. Of you let things bother you, they will. It’s up to you to make the best of every situation and accept what you can’t control; there’s always a reason behind it. Life is too short to dwell on negativities, so create optimism and live life to the fullest. It’s been awhile since I’ve really focused on the negativity that occurs on a daily basis, whether it comes from heartbreak, family, friend relationships, a bad grade in a class, or simply something that you genuinely care about. For me, my family is my everything whom I will do anything for. As I remember my childhood it was stable, having both of my parents involved with my two older brothers and I. My father is the most hardworking, ambitious man I’ve ever known. He was young when he started a family, but still managed to provide the best he could. He eventually became the wealthiest son and brother out of my five uncles. Meanwhile, my mother stood by my dad’s side as a domestic housewife, making sure my brothers and I was well taken care of as far as being bathed and fed. My parent’s together made the perfect team, we were always going on vacations and enjoying life as a family, my childhood was amazingly perfect! Until just one phone call changed everything. On New Year’s Day of 2009, my father’s phone was ringing. My oldest brother Jeremy answered the call when another woman replied, “Hey what are you doing!” My brother hesitated and replied with who’s this! The women hung up immediately. Of course my brother notified my mother and after my mother did some investigation on my dad’s cell phone bill, she asked my dad to leave our home. Without even knowing the circumstanced between my parents, I just knew whatever it was, that made my parents get to this point must not be good. My dad continuously lied about this other women to my mother but still managed to see her every so often. My parents were on a roller coaster for months trying to work out their marriage, eventually it just became unhealthy for my brothers and I to feel the tension between them two. My parents divorced a year later, when my dad finally brought the other women out of the shadow. When I knew the truth after a year, my heart broke as if it were my own marriage. After knowing my father could lie to my face for so long , it hurt so much, and having to deal with the fact that a deceiving women could really come in between a perfectly healthy family and turn us into a broken home, made me grow a lot of hatred and depression. With all that went on during my sophomore year in high school I went into a dark and vulnerable world. I established my first relationship and fell in love with someone I was warned about and…