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Where Did I Come from? Who Am I? Where Am I Going? Essay

  • Submitted by: shahi1892
  • on May 13, 2012
  • Category: Psychology
  • Length: 686 words

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Have you ever wondered what exactly makes you who you are? As it has been said the answer lies within our identity. Every day that passes, I change one way or the other. Today, my thought my words and ways are not exactly the same as it was yesterday. Like a river never has the same water, as an individual I am not stagnant, I am constantly changing. Therefore, there is continuity in the changes as I may endure them typically as they occur slowly and progressively. Many different things and or experiences are factors that may possibly shape my identity.   Factors that have had the most impact to my “identity” such as friends, school and religious doctrines along with several stereotypes.

My friends are very important to me and that’s how I know they took a big part in shaping my identity. To me part of my identity is the different experiences you gain and I for one have experienced many things with my friends. I can positively say that my friends and I have tons of fun together and do lots of interesting things. In having fun to me, I am also adding to my identity. A very important young lady in my life that has molded me into be a diligent, ambitious and amiable character is my Best friend Lizette Gentle. She is a big part of my life and I have never been without her for the past five years of my life, even though our friendship dates way back to our early childhood education.

School is also an influence to me although at time it is not for the better. School puts a lot of stress on me. I think that the few arguments me and my parents have are basically about school. However, I guess the knowledge I have gained in mainly high school and university levels has been more pain than it is worth. I have met a lot of people at school, and I even met many of my family members mainly cousins that I did not even know existed. This to me is excellent.

Several religious doctrines have some sort of problem with identity of gender and religion which filters too many...

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