Desicions That Made Me Who I Am Today

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March 29, 2011

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Decisions That Made Me Who I am

In life we make many decisions. The three decisions that I have made that makes me who I am are the choice to be lesbian, going back to school for graphic design, and the decision to become a tattoo artist. I have made many decisions in my life like having kids and getting married, but these three decisions are the one that I made to become the person I am.

I made the decision to date females instead of males when I was fifteen. I was going to a small school at the time and it made a lot of people uncomfortable. I gave it a lot of thought and decided it was only fair to be true to myself. I had dated a few guys in the past and did not feel comfortable. After some careful thought and soul searching I decided to have my first girlfriend. We had not been dating long when I realized I was much more comfortable in a lesbian relationship. I am aware that not all people agree with being gay. That is why this decision is the biggest one I have made. I now have a wonderful wife and five great kids, because I chose to be who I am. I have to say I do not regret making this decision and would not change who I am if I could.

For a long time I felt like I had not done enough in my life. This is when I decided to enroll in online college classes. I have always been a good artist and love drawing unique designs. So it was easy to pick what degree I was going to get. By getting a graphic design degree I could continue doing what I love and support my family at the same time. The degree will also help me to one day open my own tattoo shop. I am now in my second semester of college and I am very happy that I made the decision to further my education. We have five boys and I hope that they will see how important college is and want to go someday themselves. I never thought going to college would be possible for me and now I know it is. I no longer have the feeling that I...
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