YOUR LIFE IS FULL OF CHALLENGES
This story analyzes the ethical dilemma that I’ve experienced as a result of standing for my principles, and evaluates the choices that were in the light of this dilemma. I first saw Jess when I transferred to a new college two years ago. My parents moved to a new town and I had to go with them even though it was the last thing on my mind at that time. I was very upset and it seemed that the world came to an end without all my good friends and without all the neighbors that I have use to played basketball with. I was very skeptical about this new college because it was an ordinary institution of the small town that could not be even closely compared to my former private school in Kuala Lumpur. As I have already mentioned, I was in a less than satisfactory mood and didn’t plan to make friends or talk with anyone.
Nevertheless, I have completely changed my opinion when I saw her. Jess was absolutely gorgeous, stunning, a dream- girl for any teenager in the college. She was not in a hurry and I decided to take my chances straight away. She was a bit reluctant to communicate at first, but when I told her where I came from, this girl started expressing more interest in me.
It seemed that we talked for a few seconds only but more than half an hour has passed. She promised to see me after classes because we were in different course and Jess was in her Junior Year in college. I couldn’t wait until the end of the day to finally have a perfect chance of talking to her. She was not alone when I approached her in the college yard after the classes were over. Two boys were standing and talking to her. “Who are you?”- Boldly asked me one of those boys when I came closer to the group. “It’s one of my new friends, I met him today”- answered Jess with a sweet shyness trembling in her voice. I was going to introduce myself but the boys pushed me in the chest and I fell on the ground that very moment. They were kicking me with their feet and...
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