Maybe it is because several times I have been given these, or maybe its just the
way i think it should be, but I wholeheartedly believe in second chances. People
make mistakes and it’ s necessary, I belive, to give them a chance at making it
I can remember back to my junior year in highschool where I had been dating this
young lady Megan for about half a year. Everything had been going well and this
developing relationship continued growing, untill I was cought “smiling and
chatting” as my girl so elequantly put it, with a previous girlfriend. My
meaningless conversation with this ex had totally flipped my world upside down.
Normally one would think this small talk is meaningless but these two girls had
a mutual hate for eachother. From bitchy stares, to angry yells down the crowded
hallways they had it out for each-other. Megan my girlfriens of six months,
was now crying her eyes out, convinced our relationship was over. Calming her
down would not be an easy task. She was ready, with an extreamly rash decision I
may add, to break up with me at that very moment. Now i had really taken a
liking to this girl and knew I had to choose my next words carefully. So I
calmly sat there explaining to her how we were just passing in the hallway
making small talk. “I was just asking about or english paper,” I explained very
calmly to a devastated Megan. “I never meant to make you angry, you gotta
believe me, I’d do anything to prove this to you,” I continued.
Now I dont want to gross you out with the kissing and making up, but eventually
I was given my second chance. Megan realizing her rash decisions and me
apoligizing for my wrong doing put us back on track together. Sure it took a
whole lot of convincing but I would have tried as long as it took. Now if not
for this second chance I would not have been able to continue this relationship
with this beautiful young woman who is not only my girlfriend but best friend.
I’m greatful i was given a chance of redemption and I make sure now in my life
to give people these chances to make a bad situation better. For lack of better
words, shit happens, I believe giving someone the opprotunity to fix their
problems could be the best decision of your life.
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