All Good Things Come to an End
Life seems to take many twists and turns that somehow mesh into each other to form a chaotic knot of happenings. All of these occurrences are unexpected and most of them happen more quickly than we would like them to. Many people can even remember the exact moment in their life, which was forever changed by a single event. When that event happens it becomes an unforgettable memory for them and teaches a lesson that becomes one of the basic guidelines in your life. The event that forever changed my life and was most significant to me was when my parents’ got their divorce.
Everything started when I was in sixth grade. My mom had just gotten a new job and had only been working in her new position for about a year. She had always been a stay at home mom, so going to daycare really wasn’t to exciting for my little brother and I. A lot of things had changed over the last year and the thing I remember the most was the lack of communication between each other. There never was a “go ask your dad” conversation because my mom always made the decisions.
Things progressively got worse; I remember coming home from my friend’s house on a Saturday morning and my mom’s things were all thrown chaotically, into a big rusty trailer that had more rust on it than there was black paint. When I walked up to my mom she just looked at me and said, “I’m going to be moving out for a while, your dad and I got into a fight.” I was too young to understand what she was actually trying to say to me, and I think at the time she didn’t know how to begin to explain it to me.
She stayed in this small apartment, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It fit us perfectly, but none of the walls were painted, so, the white walls really kept us from feeling like we were at “home.” Living there lasted about a year and then, she moved back in with my dad, brother and I. Things were good for about a year and a half, and then she moved out again. She moved in and out...