Having graduated college, I have been reflecting on the past four years in the spare moments in between figuring out jobs, grad school, and life in general. A lot I am still torn on, whether a few particular experiences were good or bad, but I have found that a lot of the positive and negative shine through quite clearly by now.
But as I think through college, letting the bits of knowledge and experience simmer, there is something that was an undeniably weighted force. Something that I think really warrants talking about.
I want to talk about loneliness, and I want to talk about my experience with it during my time in higher education. Continue reading →