I believe in taking responsibility for your own actions.

cynthia - gettysburg, Ohio
Entered on March 26, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30
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I believe in taking responsibility for your own actions.

I have many friends who, of course, had sex before they were married. Most of them, ended up pregnant. That is no surprise there. My best friend Brandi was the first of my friends to conceive her daughter, who is now 2 years old, our junior year of high school.

She came to me and asked me what my opinion was and what she should do and I told her that she was not going to like my response. I told that since she made the decision to have sex and get pregnant before she could handle it, that she should keep the baby and raise it like a good person should.

I believe in taking responsibility for your own actions because we are the ones who create our own decisions. We are smart enough to think of what will be the outcome of our actions. If we actually took the little time it takes to think of the outcome, most of us wouldn’t be in the predicaments we get ourselves into.

So the next time you have a big decision coming your way, stop and think about it, because you never know how it will affect you or others around you.