Leaving Familiarity

In the midst of undergraduate admission hype- with acceptances, offers and rejections, one thing  struck me the most. Everything which is familiar, and we take to be as just the ‘normal’ will change so radically. Friends, family, home, school, city, life- everything will change and so suddenly.

Personally, I’ve always wanted this. A new setting. Turning a new page in the book of life (as cliché as that gets). I’ve always relished the opportunity for something different, new and exciting. Optimistic that whatever is out there waiting for me is going to be fresh and different.

But then it hit me, people you consider your friends for life- faces so familiar will just be gone, leading their own lives. And I’m not so sure I’m ready for that. But then again, when are we perfectly ready for anything?

Leaving familiarity. That’s probably the best way to put it, and I’m cautiously optimistic, but still completely relishing the path my life is headed.

Leaving familiarity.

There’s a universal truth we all have to face. Whether we want to or not. Everything eventually ends. Much as I’ve looked forward to this day, I’ve always disliked endings…


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