Our own YouthLine volunteer speaks out about the difficult transition into the unknown of college life.
Sometimes I feel like moving through life’s transitions is like swinging across monkey bars.
I am suspended between what I know and what I don’t know, between safety and chance, between something that has expired and something that is full of possibility. How can I learn to hold both at once? How can I learn to move on, and be open to new experiences, while also holding my past, and everything that has brought me to this point?
My mind takes me to this metaphor when I am in states of flux. When I am floating in the middle of my past and future. When what feels like a huge change is about to occur and I am in anticipation.
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