Well, I survived my first week of college I guess.
Initial thoughts? Well, it’s going to be a lot of fun. But, also, it’s going to be completely different than high school. 65 more words
It seems like morning cry-sessions are starting to become somewhat of a ritual for me. Something about waking up and hearing people going about their business outside my window makes me feel even more alienated than usual – they belong here, they have their lives here, and I decidedly do not. 618 more words
Whenever I tell people I live abroad, they usually have the same reaction. Germans are often so shocked, they can’t help but chuckle, “Why would anyone want to leave a prosperous country of such vast land and natural beauty?” Others are initially intrigued and praise me for my courage but then quickly mumble something about not being able to do it themselves because they’d get homesick or miss their families too much. 415 more words