A Reflection On College Drinking Essay

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In the past few months I have learned a lot about myself. When the incident first occurred I was very angry. I know plenty of people that drink that are under age and they don’t get caught. I kept asking myself why me? At first I was hesitant to change, but the last few months have been eye opening. I have definitely used this situation to my advantage. There are so many things that I have learned about myself. I have used these last few months to really evaluate my life and set new goals for myself. I think this experience has greatly affected my life in more ways then one. I have done many things to change my life. I have seen changes in my personal life regarding my family and my friends. Many people talk about life changing …show more content…
I felt so much better after this. We all agreed that in order for us to start growing as adults we had to be in control of our lives. Sometimes when you are drinking you get out of control and things happen that wouldn’t have if you had been sober. That night changed my relationships with all of my friends. We agreed that we didn’t need to drink to have fun and that we would probably save money. The other day we were all sitting around talking about life and how our lives had changed since that night. We all feel like we are doing better in school, we are healthier, motivated, and richer. I definitly feel healthier and more motivated. The last few months I have been getting up earlier and getting more things accomplished during the day. It seems that my relationship with my parents has gotten better too. Everything seems a little more clearer. Im glad that I have the kind of friends that can be mature enough to help me deal with this situation. I think this incident has helped a lot of them too. We have all become a lot more goal orientated and focused on school. I have definitly become a harder worker and I have started to think about the future and what I’m going to do with my life I haven’t figured all of it out yet, but who really has?

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