I’ve finally messaged my friends to tell them I dropped out of college! I’m so glad I’ve done it – I was so scared.
I only messaged three of my friends, but I was so anxious about doing it and the anxiety didn’t go away until all of them had replied. They were all really nice about it and were asking some questions. I was happy to answer them, as the possible diagnoses are complicated and relatively unheard of. A couple of my friends said they would come and see me, as I can’t go and see them, which I am excited about because I haven’t seen them in ages.
Looking back on it, I can’t believe I waited a week to tell my friends. It was a really big deal to me, so I understand why I was anxious, but it wasn’t as difficult as I thought it would be. Still, I’m glad it’s over and I’m no longer worrying about it.