As I think about college and my future, I look back with regret on choices I've made. It has been a very difficult 3 years for my family. My parents have a rocky relationship and it all seemed to be coming to a head. They began to discuss separating and breaking up our family. My grandmother, whom I'm close to, got very sick. It became a blessing in disguise. My mom and dad chose to stay together to lend support and strength to all of us. My grandmother got well, after quite an ordeal. She actually beat lung cancer. Following that difficult situation, my parents opted to begin counseling and have chosen reconciliation for our family.
I realize I only hurt myself by taking on this ˜I don't care' attitude. There was a lot of bickering constantly in our household. I often closed myself in my room