Modern society likes to tell us that nothing in life will have any meaning or will be able to be achieved unless you go to college. For me, college was an escape from a life where I felt like I was stuck in a cycle—work, sleep, eat, work: rinse and repeat.
I have been living with PTSD for a very large portion of my life. My diagnosis was made about 9 years ago and is due to an unfortunate chain of events in my childhood that included a few types of abuse to both myself and members of my immediate family.
Alrighty, so you’ve probably already seen hundreds of YouTube videos and seen Buzzfeed style blogs that tell you different things you can do “in a dorm” when it comes to all sorts of things, including decorations and food and the like. If you’re like me, you might have skipped a lot of these because either you know the things they are showing you are out of your price range and/or don’t really seem plausible in your living situation.
She came to me late one night crying so hard that she had to muffle her sobs in the pillow beside me.