I met my new set of friends through my now ex-boyfriend, and i am so appreciative and lucky to have met them. I've never met someone who fully accepted me and loved every part of me and my personality, until now. They make me want to be a better person, make me love myself, and help me look for the good in everyone.
I have so much love for my friends. I feel so fortunate to have them in my life.
And i couldn't have asked for better timing. I met them all just a few months ago, about a month or two into the second semester of my senior year. I lost my job, got kicked out of National Honor Society, had to get my college plans sorted, lost my parents trust.. everything seemed to be going wrong and i was miserable. My friends from school that i'd been friends with for the past one or two years were starting to move on as well, so i was kind of alone and had a lot on my plate. Although my situation had not changed immediately after i became friends with them, the way i viewed my situation changed completely and with my change in perspective came the slowly but surely change in my situation.
If there is one piece of advice i have to give to anyone it would be to stay positive, no matter what you're going through. Everyone goes through tough times, but what makes everyone different is the way each person deals with the tough times. Making the most of everything helps you be a happier person. You may have to fake it at first, but once you learn to genuinely appreciate every moment and accept things as they are, the happier you'll be.
When i got fired from my job, i immediately entered panic mode. But one of my friends said, "Everything happens for a reason. If you got fired, it wasn't meant to be and you'll find something better." It changed everything.
It's all about perspective.
I hope some of you read through this, if not that's okay too. It was lovely to let it out. All i hope is to spread a little bit of positivity into the world.