A person that not only have I encountered, but who has been with me for the last twenty years and has had a great effect on my life is my father. No matter what, my father has always been there for me. Before I was born my dad broke his back at work and was out of a job for fifteen years. I felt awful that he had gotten hurt, but I am also happy because fourteen out of those fifreen years he was out of work he was always around to take care of me. My dad is always doing whatever he can to make my family and I happy and as a teenager I took most of it for granted. hwever, the last couple of years I think I have grown up a lot and now I am a lot like my father because now I want to do anything to make him happy, also I realized if it was not
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My Junior year I had a girlfriend from a different town that I met at a party. It happened to be my sister's boyfriend's ex-girlfriend. My sister was stubborn so she didn't want the to happen so she tried everything to break us up. My dad and I weren't so close anymore and I only had my friends, but I felt like I needed to talk to him about it. He never wanted to talk about the situation because he didn't want to choose a side between my sister and I. My sister turned my other two sisters against me and my mom so I just stayed away from home as much as possible. My girlfriend was the only person I felt cared for me because I barely saw my family anymore and she was always there for me.
By the summertime of Senior year I felt that nobody cared how I felt in my house so I moved in with my friend. This was a hard thing for me to do, I didnt want to leave, but something was telling me I had to. I was scared because if something ever happened between the family and I my sister was always there to help, but her being the reason I left I had no one to turn to. My dad texted me after one month of not talking at all and said, "I consider you my best friend, I hope you know that." I didn't answer it.
One month after his text I broke up with my girlfriend and that same day went home and the first person i tried talking to was my dad. Before I could even get a sentence out he said, "I don't even want to hear it, your my bestfriend and bestfriends