Family Ways

Family Ways - English 110 Family Ways I am a person who does not handle change well it takes me a little bit of time to get used to something so

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English 110 2-6-07 Family Ways I am a person who does not handle change well; it takes me a little bit of time to get used to something, so when change comes about, I am not too happy with it. Often I do not see the need for change to occur, but I have been wrong before and will continue to be. Family is very important to me mostly because they are really the only people I talk to. My mother, father, brother and sister are constantly around me, and as much as they irritate me I appreciate them being around. I know people whose parents do not get along, and have ended up in divorce. I lead a pretty sheltered life; I do not know of any single parent families or of any gay couples with or without children. All that I know of a family structure different from mine is from the television. However, seeing what I have seen from television on the issue of the change in the idea of a family is not one I am so objected to. I believe that the most important aspect of a family is love; if there is no love then the parents should not be parents or together at all. There are many things people can live without; love is not one of them. Whether it be the traditional family framework or not so traditional family framework, a family is a family so long as there is love in it. I am lucky to have two people who love each other very much as parents. They show me and my siblings nothing but love, and I am grateful for that everyday. I have rarely seen my parents fight, although I am sure they do because they are their own person, but they make sure that their children don’t see it. My parents are; however, from different countries, and also come from poor backgrounds. My mother’s parents stayed married until death parted them in this life and my father’s father died when he was very
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young, his mother never taking a second husband. They come from families whose parents were faithful to each other until the very end. They took their marriage vows very seriously, and I suppose it was a matter of pride in keeping them. However, as seriously as their parents took their marriage vows they also believed in the man and woman’s
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENGL 110 taught by Professor Berenguel during the Fall '08 term at UConn.

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Family Ways - English 110 Family Ways I am a person who does not handle change well it takes me a little bit of time to get used to something so

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