I Was Given The Best Gift When My Parents Remarried
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I Was Given The Best Gift When My Parents Remarried

"Our roots are deep, but our love is deeper."

I Was Given The Best Gift When My Parents Remarried
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More often than not, when people find out my parents are both remarried, they say something along the lines of "Oh, I'm so sorry. That must be hard for you." I mean, yeah, there are some hard parts to having remarried parents. On holidays, it is hard to decide where to start first, how long I will be at each place, and where I will and won't eat. It can be hard sometimes when people from different parts of my family ask me to do something on the same day. Of course, presents for holidays and birthdays can also be a little challenging to acquire without help because I am so young and there are so many special people that deserve my love. Yes, having remarried parents can be hard, but I would not trade it for the world.

How many people can honestly say that if they need something, no matter where they are at in the state, a relative will usually be within 30 minutes of them? If my parents would not have both remarried, I would not have over 10 aunt and uncles (combined), 10 cousins that are always having fun, or 5 grandparents that always make sure I have what I need. I know that I can count on any of these people to drop whatever they are doing in order to make sure I am happy, healthy, and safe.

Having multiple families as my one family has a big meaning to it. Having one HUGE family means that I am showered with love whenever I need it the most. It means always having someone to turn to whenever I need help or just to talk to because I am bored. It means chaos during holidays, but I wouldn't want it any other way. Having one huge family means that none of us are ever alone; we are all for one and one for all in my family.

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