Goodbye, I guess....?

radiosilence95's picture

I leave for college tomorrow. All summer I've been wishing for time's quicker passing and now that my wish has seemed to come true I'm a little nervous. But a good kind of nervous. Most of my things are packed and my dad is coming over later today to load my stuff in his truck since my trunk's latch is busted. So I'll be shoving a few giant Tupperware containers in my back seats and Dad'll take care of the rest.

It's hard to process, really. Tomorrow at this time I'll be moving in to my dorm, sharing a living space with six perfect strangers. We start signing up for classes and whatnot the beginning of next week so we have a weekend to cozy up to the place. I don't think, with the right attitude, it'll be overwhelming or stressful. I most likely will get homesick, but I'll be so damn excited.

I don't know what this means for Oasis though. I don't want to just vanish the day I start college. And I have no clue how much free time I'll have, what with classes and studying (something I've never had to do and will have to get used to doing) and clubs and work study and general socializing. I'm sure there will be weekends in the future when I find myself with spare time and decide to pop back in. I just can't bring myself to let go of this place, at least not entirely. It's done so much for me.

You're all really cool people, and it's been a great almost-three years.

This isn't goodbye, but kind of a semi-goodbye.

Also my face has broken out in the days leading up to my departure. My mom blames my pimples on stress but I don't actually feel stressed. God damn it. Horrible timing.


jeff's picture

Good luck...

College is a time when you get to reinvent yourself, and start on a new path in life. If Oasis is part of that new path or not, who can tell yet?

If you want Oasis again, it's here. If you don't, it's still here.

In any case, good luck with college, life, love, and everything you hope and dream for, and thanks for contributing so much here. You certainly gave to as much as you got from Oasis... ;-)

"You don't know you're beautiful." - Harry Styles

radiosilence95's picture

Thank you, Jeff. That means

Thank you, Jeff. That means a lot to me. And thank you for providing gay teens with a safe place where they can just spill their thoughts without the threat of judgment.

Bosemaster42's picture


I hate goodbye's, so I'll just say I'll catch you on the flip-flop girl!
I hope everything falls into place for you. I have a strong feeling you'll do very well in college.

MacAvity's picture


Good luck, and have fun! I expect you'll love college...

Come back once in a while and tell us how it's going, though.