Godly dating quotes
This got so bad, I finally quit track my senior year.After high school, my father forced me to choose a four year college, and chose my Business major for me (I later changed it to Psychology).I had a father who grew up in an abusive home with an alcoholic father. He was controlling, manipulative, relentlessly mentally and verbally abusive, and occasionally physically abusive.
Then, when race day would come, I would push myself so hard, I would throw up at the end of every race.
Carrying this over to sports, I was a very good, but not great athlete (who was continually frustrated by the guy down the street who could beat me at every sport).
In high school, I chose to run track/cross country.
She was the kind of the "mom" many other kids wanted, and was kind of like a "mom" to some of my friends, as well as my brother's. I must say though, looking back, that she was pretty permissive, and let me get away with way more than she should have (I think probably in part to make up for my father).
However, as a Christian now looking back, the biggest mistake both of my parents made (and many parents make) was not having me and my brother in a church and children's/youth group that preached the Gospel and taught about the importance of a personal, saving relationship with Jesus Christ.
(I didn't know when I applied that it was voted one of the top five "partying" schools in the country.) Putting an angry, depressed, socially awkward mid-westerner in a southern college in a small town with no friends and nothing to do (before the age of computers, cable T. [it had just started and wasn't available so I could only watch one network channel], DVD/VHS movies, I-Pods, etc...) was a disaster! My struggles with school were magnified, and I literally spent days studying for tests that I often would barely, or sometimes not at all, pass.