Story About Mathew

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There are a lot of great stories but this story of Mathew is incredible. Many know Mathew since freshman year and some even became close to him, building lasting and good friendships. He’s confident, has a good humor, is humble, and courageous. But getting to know him more and more, one can find out a lot of things about him. Furthermore, Mathew is that type of person who has a lot of dreams and goals that he wants to accomplish. For instance, one of his goals is to finish high school, but he has some problems with that. He is always distracted with his other friends. Some of those friends told him to not worry about school because school is not important for them. Mathew thought right away that he picked some bad people as friends. He didn’t…show more content…
He started to write about his life when he had a lot of problems that he couldn’t fix. One of them was that his mother doesn’t trust him anymore, since his friend taught him how to lie. The first time he lied to his mother, his mother knew Mathew was not telling the truth. A month later his mom found out that Mathew wasn’t going to school; she found out he was hanging out with his friends instead of going to school. His mother also found out that his grades in school were low and that he has been absent a lot of times. Mathew’s mom was trying to talk to him, but at that time he didn’t listen to her; he was just ignoring her and being disrespectful to her. One day Mathew decided to leave the house to stay at his friend’s. He didn’t tell anyone where he was going; he kept things to himself. His mom thought he was just going to leave one day since they both had a fight. But one day became one month and his mother was worried about him. She didn’t know what to do, so she decided to go get him at his friend’s house. His mom found out that he was drinking and smoking, and stopped attending school, which made her lose even more…show more content…
She arranged treatment for him and after one week Mathew was sent to rehab to fix himself and to realize what he did wrong with his life. Mathew was in rehab for two to three weeks. After rehabilitation, Mathew got home and hugged his mom so tight and whispered in her ears, “mom, I’m sorry”. He promised her that he will change, that he won’t do the stuff he did. Mathew realized his friends influenced him more and more in a bad way. After two months Mathew saw his old friends. He talked to them for a bit and told them, “I can’t be friends with you guys anymore”. He decided to end their friendship because of what happened. Mathew soon realized how important life is really. He once said, “I’m lucky to have a mom like my mother; after all this thing that happened to me, I realized life really matters. I guess it’s a good thing that this happened to me because it made me grow and I learned from my own mistakes. I realized that I should not trust anyone right away and that I should be thankful for what I have.” This experience was his turning
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