The Joy Of Being Reunited With Hometown Friends
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The Joy Of Being Reunited With Hometown Friends

"Reunited and it feels so good"

The Joy Of Being Reunited With Hometown Friends

With only one week left of winter break, I am reminiscing on the fun times that I have had while I am back home with my family and friends. It almost feels as if I am never going back to school. After almost a month away, I am just now getting settled back into my old life. Everything is how it used to be again with all of my friends and I back together again. Don't get me wrong, I am unbelievably excited to go back to college, but It is so nice to be back with my hometown friends doing the same things that we used to do during high school.

I graduated from a small all-girls Catholic school. There were 34 girls, including me, in my graduating class. We all grew incredibly close our senior year and did everything together. Of course, there were certain groups, but we had no problem all hanging out together. In fact, it was preferred. The girls in my class and I had so much fun together senior year, that when the time came to graduate from high school and go away to college after the summer ended, it was quite difficult.

Most of the girls from my class all decided to go to one of the big state schools. For me, I wanted something more. Although I loved my hometown friends, I wanted to experience new people and things. While deciding to attending that large university was definitely the "safe" route with guaranteed friends attending as well, I decided to be adventurous and go away to college all by myself. I am not insulting any of my friends who went to that university or the university itself; I am simply saying that it was not for me.

Since I am not with the same people that I was used to seeing everyday anymore, that makes it all the more special when I come home for break. I truly believe that my friendships have become stronger because of the distance. Here are some things that happen when you reunite with hometown friends:

1. This is your initial reaction to seeing your bestie after so long

2. You immediately hit up all of your favorite places in your hometown just like old times

3. It's almost a competition when you tell each other your crazy college stories

4. This is you and your squad walking into a party just like old times

5. You jam to all of your favorite songs that bring up so many memories

6. When it's time to go back to school, you'll definitely feel a little sad, but you know that summer is just around the corner

Soon, you'll have about 3 months to be on your old stomping grounds with your besties. For now, enjoy the upcoming semester of college!

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