How Are You?

Being that I (still) don’t know many people here in college, it always catches me off guard when someone stops to ask “how are you?” “Good,” I reply quickly, a conditioned response. “How are you?” I never quite listen all the way through to their answer, partly because it’s the same as mine and partly because I just lied. Again. Because believe it or not, I’m not “good”. I’m anxious a lot of the time, about scenarios that never happen. That doesn’t deter my anxiety though. I’m not “okay”. I miss my family and my dogs and my boyfriend and my shower and … Continue reading How Are You?