@CRINDY I lived at home for 8 months after graduation. It was fun in retrospect; I watched a lot of game shows with my mom and learned things about her that I didn't know before. Just try to enjoy it, and remember that you have the rest of your life to build your self-sufficiency. Things will change and pick up for you. And school's great, but life in general is great, if you make it so. You'll be fine!
@Brunhilde ME TOO. don't have a place to live, because of a breakup. Solidarity.
Haha, no mo' phobia. I like it.
@penultimate toothpaste squeeze Yes! You can count me among your ranks.
Nathan Rabin at AV Club wrote up all of these in a series called Then That's What They Called Music: http://www.avclub.com/articles/introduction,38249/
It's pretty great. I love this too. I still have Nows 4-12 and they always make an appearance on road trips...
@Gulf of Finland Thank you :-)
@liverwortlaura Crafts and making stuff! When I was that age, my (much) older sister and I would have friendship bracelet making marathons while watching a ton of movies my parents wouldn't let me see. Last summer, my cousin (who was 15 or 16) and I made some decoupage cuff bracelets and it was super fun.
I am having some crazy feelings, like some tear-down-everything-you've-been-building feelings, and I don't know whether to trust them. Mostly I'm just mad at my own heart for complicating my life. How do you know when to trust your instincts? Just take the time?
@anachronistique Two of my best friends are leaving the state at the end of the summer, and I'm having SUCH a hard time being nice about it. I'm happy for them, they will be so happy, but I keep breaking into tears at like two in the morning on their couch. I feel your pain!
@kristenpdx That sounds awesome! Such a beautiful part of the country.