In the real world, our sorting ceremony doesn’t happen once but over and over again.
You’re no longer the space that holds me together, you’re the empty walls that tear me apart.
I resented the city that had once seemed like everything to me.
I have no home of my own, no job and less than $2,000. So why don’t I feel depressed? It’s not just that I’m in sunny Florida. See, with my lack of money, position and prospects comes a very real sense of freedom. As “Me and Bobby McGee” says, “Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.”
MBTI Type can even show correlation to certain political preferences in America’s biggest cities, and given the current political climate of the nation, this could be important to where you choose to live.
And, I will never forget how many times my Dad, my Daddy said to me, “I’d be better off to you and your Mom dead,” and I would push back my tears.
You get to your new apartment, and it’s completely empty. Though this was exactly the blank slate you were looking for, something tugs at you. The emptiness feels bigger than the apartment.
If you’re afraid of what comes next, feel the excitement of what could be.
You still have to go to work. I just want to make this absolutely clear. You’re probably still going to need some source of income.
In moments of loneliness, I’ve cried my heart out, but my capacity for emotional strength increased tenfold.