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First experiences can be defining. Cite a first experience that you have had and explain its impact on you.

April 1, 2016 | Author: | Posted in ethics, social sciences

First Home Alone

First experiences (Pickman ,1977 ) can be defining . My first time living without my parents was characterized by a messy home away from home , our idea of being independence was met with despair and it was hard to adjust to managing the home without our parents ‘ guidance . This first experience in a new environment has metamorphosed me to be independent- minded , mature and responsible

It was characterized by a messy house away from home . The laundries were overflowing and the laundry basket had hidden itself ‘ under a wet towel [banner_entry_middle]

, being embarrassed by this unmanageable overflow again . The sink ‘s fill of dirty dishes seems to send me an emergency signal for aid . A red crumbly flower drawn by the drops of pepper sauce looks exhausted just as I do . At this moment , I thank God for not letting me live with flies and cockroaches yet

Also , our idea of being independent was met with despair . Since I was a 10th grader , I have lived with my sister attending college , and it was my first time living without my parents ‘ arms around me . At first , It was actually not bad when my sister and I were full of passion to live all by ourselves , to cook and decorate our house . However , the mid-term exams brought a disaster to our home , and it seemed to continue even after the exams ended . This does not mean that we never tried to clean the house . On the contrary , we were spending the whole weekend cleaning it . But , the house was back to its old messy atmosphere during week days when we were also back to our hectic school activities . It seemed like my sister and I were having a competition , who would keep this cycle of cleaning and massing up for a longer period , and one day my sister and I yelled at the same time : We need mom

Furthermore , it was hard to hard to adjust to managing the home without our parents ‘ guidance . It took us two semesters to become matured enough to live like civilized human beings . Although I was often frustrated and stressed out because there was no good home-made dinner and a comfortable house for a year , It was a good opportunity to learn how to live independently and control my life style . I now realize and appreciate my parents ‘ endeavor to give me an easy and comfortable life while I was growing up . I am very happy to have both parents as contrasted with some lonely children

My first experience has metamorphosed me to be independent- minded mature and responsible . I have been keeping a good life style for one and a half years for now . I only see the over-flowing laundry basket once in a while . There are no more flowery patterns on the table cloth This experience of living without parents has taught me to live alone and control myself . I appreciate and happy with the fact that I was pass over and my… [banner_entry_footer]


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