Throughout college and since graduating, I have been proud of my independent spirit. In college I figured out ways to intern, convinced professors to let me into the classes I wanted to take, and kept up my GPA all on my own. After graduation I found my first apartment, landed a full time job, managed my own health insurance, will soon be buying a new car, and most recently found a new apartment and completed the subleasing process.
Especially since graduation, I’ve wanted to provide as much for myself as possible without relying on others. It’s been working so far (and as so many of you out there know, it’s not easy), but moving into this new apartment has really thrown me for a loop. It’s made being independent feel sort of of lonely.
I definitely understand why the majority of the closest people in my life couldn’t be there…
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