I shouldn’t be whining because I was the one who ultimately made the decision to commute, but it’s hard not to.
My parents got mad at the fact that I was walking around the city by myself today. I explained that I met up with my friends eventually and wasn’t alone the whole time, but they still got really mad that I was by myself. What do they expect though? Tell all my friends to pick me, one person, up at the stop? I don’t live on campus so I don’t have the same luxury to just casually meet up with everyone and be together. I have to go out of my way to be with them. Of course I have to be alone for 90% of my commute, but eventually I’ll be with people.
"Why do you have to attend all these activities?" I need to survive in Uni. I need friends to help me through it. I’m trying to build relationships with people. Come on, we all need someone we can fall back on. I can’t survive by myself yet. I am my own person, but I am not afraid to ask for help. Uni is going to be a tough and rough time.
I admit that I do make stupid decisions when figuring out how to get places (like walking instead of taking a taxi). I understand what my parents mean. I shouldn’t be walking alone in such a big city where I could mugged, beaten, raped, killed, but I can’t. I commute and it’s just what I have to do.
And then the magical traveling circus of scholastic would randomly show up
at the motherfucking BOOK FAIR
I seriously miss the book fair.
Wait, you mean these don’t exist anymore?
We even had them in Pakistan and they were a big hit.
Oh the good old days