Posts Tagged as "family"

Battling Demons: How I Came Out

February 7, 2013 / By
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I committed to set myself free. I wanted to think for myself and be influenced and dominated by no one but me. It took forever to break each and every one of those chains that had me tied down in the dark- ness, immobilized. It was the toughest situation I have ever been in.

Reconnecting to My Culture

February 7, 2013 / By
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The more I learned English the less and less I could communicate with my parents. I was losing the ability to communicate with my parents. Even though we were living in Merced where there is a big presence of Mexican culture and people, I was losing the Mexican heritage in me.

Misunderstood: Why Pitbulls Get A Bad Rap

February 1, 2013 / By
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I often hear people saying negative things about pit bulls. They’re too aggressive. They’re born to fight. It’s not safe to have them around children. My first question to these people is, have you ever been around or owned a pit bull? The times I’ve actually been able to ask people this, most of them say no.

Kicked Out & On My Own

August 15, 2012 / By
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My friends were a shoulder to lean on, a very strong support system just when I needed them most. I tried to talk to my parents, but unfortunately I was unsuccessful in my attempt to go back home. If anyone reading this finds themselves in the same situation, I would advise them to make the best out of their situation, everything happens for a reason and no matter what happens, always try to be all you can be.

A Jungle of Struggles

August 15, 2012 / By
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Once upon a time there was a pregnant mother, a father and a man in white.