I’m grateful to move on from this place. It’s time. Actually, it’s past time. There’s something about moving that makes a person think about their life. A new city, a fresh start, making peace with what is behind, purging the weight of old baggage-all of these things combined can make for a lot of […]
I settled. I settled HARD. The American Dream: Getting married (bonus points of it is your high school sweetheart), raising a family. A dog. Good, steady jobs (bonus points for a good retirement). A house with a big yard. Two cars and annual vacations…It was in my sights, but always just out of reach. The American Dream betrayed me more than it served me. Perhaps, I betrayed myself in some way. Little did I know,—little did I understand the world. How many of us actually understand the world as a barely-there young adult? It wasn’t just the world I didn’t understand. I didn’t understand myself.