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.
The struggles life throws at you are now struggles you have to face on your own and sometimes that’s really hard.
Your apartment is yours and nobody can take that away from you. No one else’s opinion matters, because you are the Lord and nobody rules above you (unless your new pet is a cat).
You’re freed of the terror of failing because you’ve already experienced it and it. Wasn’t. That. Bad.
Stop following the same path you’ve been on your whole life and create a new one. Push yourself and challenge yourself, don’t settle for a mediocre life because the world has so much more to offer you if you’re just willing to let it in and learn from it.
He’ll storm away, leaving me to hear the bitter words of, “I told you so,” by Anxiety and Depression once again.
This story will break your heart.
Maybe at one time it was truly a progressive and welcoming place, but that’s not what I found during my time living in the city.