An Open Letter To My College Roommates
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An Open Letter To My College Roommates

Because we might not have it all together, but together we have it all. ❤︎

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An Open Letter To My College Roommates

The fall semester is quickly coming to an end and in conjunction, so is the first half of my year living with you girls. And I know what you’re thinking… “oh no here we go getting sentimental again...” But just hear me out! When we graduate and grow older and live further away from each other, we're gonna be happy that we took the time out of our days to reminisce and remember all the amazing adventures we had. These are the moments we’re going to remember forever!

So here goes,

A number of things can happen through the duration of the day that makes it a bad one; maybe there was an awkward run in with someone I'm not fond of, maybe I didn’t do well on an exam, or I’m stressing about my workload, not understanding assignments, or maybe I didn’t get enough sleep the night before. Whatever the problem may be, when I arrive back at my home away from home, I feel at ease. You all are always there for me no matter what the issue is at hand and can always put a smile on my face. In such a short amount of time, we’ve become a family.

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We've made so many memories within the past 6 months... but i'm just going to name a few of my favorites. Lets talk about the number of times myself and an unnamed person had to have the driver pull over because we had to go to the bathroom so bad! Or the time Johnson Hall was having a trick or treating event on the third floor, so we all dressed up; An army man, a little kid, the farmer and his pitchfork (a plastic fork), a mouse, and Harley Quinn. But, when we arrived to trick or treat...we were the only ones participating! I love our spontaneous visits to Ihop with our favorite waitress Melinda! Most recently, we've been in fish over drive and have been buying fish after fish and even though they keep dying we keep getting more. There are numerous other adventures we've been on in addition, but these were just to name a few.

I love the pep talks I get from you all, the study sessions we have, the game nights, movie nights, doing each other’s makeup, late night food runs, or simply just chatting in our living room together. I love the fact that when i'm in a bad mood you'll all let me vent and just listen. That's all anyone could ever want... someone to just listen to them. I love our random roommate wars, whether its pranking one another, or trying to out decorate each others rooms for christmas, it's always fun to have some competition.

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Most of all, I love how I can be myself around you all. I never have to ponder about what would sound "cool" or how could I "fit in". We all just accept each other for who we are with no expectations. And for that I will forever be thankful for. I can trust you guys when planning an outfit... except for one of you because you're way too nice and would let me walk out in a brown sack that once held potatoes if you thought for a second you would hurt my feelings by telling me to take it off--You know who you are! (: -- You love me for me and thats all that matters.

When it comes down to it... I wouldn't change living with the four of you for the world. I have different relationships with all of you and cherish every one of them. A good friend knows your stories, but a best friend helped you write them. I have gained four amazing friends that will stay with me for a lifetime, and I wouldn't want it any other way.

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