October 10, 2014
Life is an experience that comes along with failure. Have you ever had the feeling like you haven’t done your best at something or the feeling that you’re disappointing the people you care about most? Well I’ve had that feeling multiple times especially in middle school. In middle school I’ve experience lots of failure; failure with friendships, relationships, and rejection. Failure to me is being unhappy with yourself and not doing what you believe in. My 8th grade year in middle school was a learning experience that came along with lots of failure. The beginning of 8th grade was the easiest part of middle school because there was no drama and less friends. As time went by I gained more friends and more pressure was put on my shoulders. I learned a lot about friendships and the meaning of them. Losing the friends that meant the most to me is one of my failures and something that was challenging. Friendships from the past have a huge impact on the friendships that I’ve made today. In middle school I was always open to meeting new people and starting new friend friendships with anyone but now I realize that I can’t do that without getting to know the person first.
During my years in high school I’ve been more selective with how I choose my friends. I’ve learned that in order to trust someone in full and to consider them a good friend, I would have to get to know that person first. Throughout my high school experience I’ve gained many friends and learned to trust them. Whenever I had a problem, I would turn to them for advice. Their advice always helped me through my problems and anything else I needed. Throughout my experience in high school and middle school, I’ve learned a lot about friendship and values. I’ve been making better decisions for myself and how I have been choosing my friends. How I chose my friends will help me in college because I’ve had experience with good friends and bad friends. My experience...
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