Please don’t ask if you aren’t interested in hearing.

Sometimes, I feel weary of telling people that I lived in France. Sometimes, I hate telling people that I lived abroad and that I’ve done a little bit of traveling. Sometimes, the struggle of telling someone that I study French and Linguistics without getting a weird look on the face back is real.

Over the course of the last year since I’ve been home from France, my life in France and my studies ultimately come up. Don’t get me wrong. If anyone asks, I’m happy to share, but something that I’ve come across is the false expectations of what I’m going to say.

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