What Impact Made Me the Person I Am Today Essay

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Shantel Labon PSY 160 February 10th 2012 When I first read this assignment, I was like how does she want me to go back to conception leading to my current age? I don’t remember when I was a baby. Well, I am an only child and I will admit that I’m very spoiled and I always want things my way. Until a few years ago I was a very irresponsible person , leaving my kids with my mom all the time, spending down to my last dime, getting my self into all kinds of debt, and just not being thoughtful of the people who cared about me, all because I knew I had mommy and daddy to back me up. Don’t get me wrong I’ve always worked hard, but I’ve made some very unwise choices in my life. I don’t regret them because the choices I’ve made, also made me into the person I am today and I’m pretty pleased with her. One choice that I made changed my life, I thought my life was over and there was no turning back. I didn’t see that god had a plan and it worked out for the best. You know the old saying about lying, how the “truth shall set you free” or when a little white lie turns into a big red evolving volcano. July 17th, 2009 was the worst day of my life. Thursday, July 17th a hot day in Chicago, Illinois one day closer to Friday, the day we all looked forward to, the weekend. Even though a month had passed since my dad gave me his 2006 Tan Ford Expedition, just like brand new for my birthday. Although I had conditions when he gave it to me, I was told not to let my boyfriend at the time to drive it and if I did he would take the truck back. Of course my dad never liked anyone I dated, I was a magnet for losers, and it was like I had a sign on my forehead that read “If you have no job, no car and need a place to stay, I’m your girl”! I can joke about it now, but at the time I didn’t see that! My parents saw straight threw through the guys I would bring home. I

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