Month: June 2017

Splash of Cold Water: Independence Woke Me Up

Leaving for college is always a big step, no matter how far from home you’ll be. After all, leaving home is generally one of the first steps to becoming a full-blown adult. Waking up to a new and independent life is exhilarating. I certainly wanted to be on my own. In my mind, I would finally be waking up to a bright world as a full-grown adult. What I didn’t realize back then was that my initial venture into college independence was hardly what I could call “fully waking up.”

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