“Something is missing. (MacLachlan 36)” Sarah told Caleb. My family and friends were over three hours away, consequently; they are not as accessible to me as they were before. I felt deserted and I was home sick, just as Sarah did two weeks into her visit. I underestimated how hard it was for me going off to college, but as time progressed things began to get enjoyable. Instead of continuously dwelling on the point that I missed my family and friends, I started to look at the glass half-full and not have empty. “There is always something to miss, no matter where you are, (MacLachlan 49,)” Sarah added as she comforted Maggie. Sarah`s conversation with Maggie expressed that there is always something to miss no matter the circumstances, so I put on a brave face and stop concerning myself with things I missed from home. I begin to focus solely on school while supports me every step of the way.
I realized that I was growing and learning along the way as I had a huge leap from being at home in high to becoming a full-time college in completely new surroundings. I mustered up the courageous to place myself in new circumstances and accepting changing. By essentially exposing myself in this new city, living with a new person, grew to accept and embrace the journey and focus on school instead missing my family and friends. Sarah went on a