Story About My Life
PSY202: Adult Development and Life Assessment
July 18, 2010
Story About My Life
I have had a pretty eventful life and have experienced allot, so to tell my story I will be discussing what my family was like growing up. The many things I remember about my childhood from working and playing with my dad and friends. I will also discuss the many jobs I held from clearing fields to my current enlistment in the Navy. I will also mention my family, and where I plan to take them with my degree in the future. I know everyone has a story about their life where they came from, where they are at, and where they are going, this just so happens to be mine.
I would have to say it all started when my father met my mother in the Japan. My father was in the Army, and was stationed there on one of his many assignments. My mother worked as a waitress at a restaurant my father frequented. They began to date, and soon were married with their first child on the way. My Oldest sister was born in Japan, and shortly after they were relocated to Maryland, where they had two more children. Finally, I came into the picture after they were relocated again to Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.
As I was growing up I remember my father was not around allot, do to his career. The Army kept him busy, so he would be home for a year then gone for six months. In my early years I grew attached to my mother, because she was always there when I needed someone. When I was around eight my father retired, and we moved back to his hometown in Little Rock, Arkansas. I was excited that we were finally going to settle somewhere, and not have to worry about my father being away all the time. This excitement was short lived though, because soon after the move my mother received employment working third shift at a factory. Her presence that I was so used to was gone, and I realized my father was not as supportive as my mother was.
My father not...