My Life Story (Past, Present, & Future
My Life Story2
What was your family like?
A. I grew up in a middle class home.
B. I have two siblings, a brother and a sister. Only my sister lived with me. C. Both of my parents worked
D. My parents were constantly arguing.
What things do you remember about your childhood?
A. I remember both of my parents working a lot.
B. my sister was always babysitting me
C. I remember my mom not always being happy because of all the fighting.
D. My parents were very strict
What are some of your favorite memories?
A. I loved going to the beach every year with my family, we seemed so happy. B. As I got older I enjoyed spending a lot of time hanging out with my friends. What jobs have you had?
A. I worked for a data entry company, where you weren’t really able to talk to anyone. B. then when I got married I got a job in NY, as a telephone tech support professional. What are your personal, professional, and academic goals?
A. A personal goal would be for me to stop being so co-dependent on my husband, and to make sure I graduate college. B. My professional and academic goals are kind of the same. In order for me to get a job I’m going to need to graduate college so I can get the reliable career that I want. C. my professional goal is to be a medical secretary or a nurse. D. I want to set the good example for my children one day, which my parents didn’t set for me.
My Life Story
I’m a 23 year old Army wife living in Bad Windsheim, Germany. Growing up I never thought I would be living the lifestyle that I am now. My past was definitely a little rocky, but I don’t think I would be who I am today without those past experiences. I would like to tell you a little about myself, starting with my past, going into my present life, and then tell you a little bit about what I envision my future to look like. Just to give you a little insight on my parents, my mom and dad were married at the age of 17, due to the fact that my mother was pregnant with my brother. Neither of their families believed in having children out of wedlock. My parents are two completely opposite people. My father comes from a very poor family of 5 children. I guess you could say the way he was raised taught him how to work and to save his money. My mother comes from an upper middle class family where money wasn’t always an issue. So the way she was raised didn’t really teach her a good work ethic. Growing up, I came from a middle class family. I have two siblings, a brother and a sister. My sister has always been a part of my life (she is the middle child), we grew up together in the same house. My brother on the other hand (he is the oldest) did not live in the house with us. When he was 16, he moved in with my grandmother. The reason he moved out was because he and my father would fight all the time. They never saw eye to eye on things, at least this is what my mother told me. I didn’t even know I had a brother until I was 5 or 6 years old. I can remember when I was little that both of my parents worked a lot. My sister was always babysitting me. My parents didn’t have the time or money to do the things that other families would go out and do such as going to amusement parks or hikes. Their main concern was taking care of their family. I remember a lot of yelling in my house, constant arguing going on. I think both of my parents were just stressed with all the bills they had, taking care of two children, and then still finding time for themselves. I don’t ever really remember my parents taking time for themselves. Somewhere along the way my father picked up drinking and he drank every day after he came home from work. My mother never seemed happy because all my father and her would do is fight and she couldn’t stand the drinking. I think the alcohol for my father was his escape from the chaos. Some of the fun times I can remember with my family, are the...