College Is A Big Step For Myself

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It took me a while to get where I am at now, and I could not have done it without the help of James. He encouraged me, and he believes in me. Therefore college is a big step for me, so I know I have to see it through. Fighting the feeling of hopelessness, stress, and not having enough money is what drifted me away from college. There was no more motivation, but suddenly that all changed.
I have always wanted a better life for myself. I have faced a lot of obstacles throughout this journey. The first step in this process was to graduate from high school, then get a job then proceed to college. I had accomplished the first two, but it seemed like the last one keep getting to me. Prior to college starting I had so much energy and so much confidence, but as time went on I slowly started to lose interest. I was so stressed out with working and not knowing if was going to have enough money to pay for my rent, car note, and take time out to study for school so then I became hopeless. College was starting not to become as important to me as it once was. I stopped going to college, and spent more time working. However I was still unease.
It was not until the summer of 2015 when my boyfriend and I were sitting in my room, at my mom’s house and I was telling him that I felt like such a failure for not being in school, and not having enough money to get the things I wanted. I told him that everybody we knew was already close to graduating college, and I had wasted my time. James was

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