My Almost Quarter-Life Breakthrough

Dresses with Pockets

 “Being human always points, and is directed, to something or someone, other than oneself—be it a meaning to fulfill or another human being to encounter. The more one forgets himself—by giving himself to a cause to serve or another person to love—the more human he is.”

Viktor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning

Approximately six months after college graduation, I find myself at a new crossroad, a new search for meaning, but with a different perspective than I had back then. Six months ago I felt stuck, almost aimlessly applying to jobs, getting ready to move home once the lease on my college apartment ran out, not knowing where I would end up in relation to my family and friends once I got a job.

After about two months at home I got a job and moved back to DC. I was ready to learn and ready to put that…

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