Dear Diary, I'm tired of pretending. Tired of pretending not just with other people but also with myself. I know I am not okay.  Fake it till you make it is not working anymore, I am tired....

Dear Diary, This past academic year has possibly been my favorite during my three years at UF. I made new friends, got a good job, and grew less dependent on my boyfriend. The good things have outweighed the bad but the bad has still been bad....

Dear Diary, I'm so burned out for this to only be my second year. I don't feel like the same student I used to be and it upsets me a lot. I still do okay in classes, for the most part. My parents aren't disappointed (yet),...

Dear Diary, I was sexually assaulted in my college dorm room early on in the spring semester of 2020. I swallowed it down, repressed it, refused to think of it until recently. I’ve finally had to accept counseling through my school’s Title IX office. I can...

Dear Diary, I constantly feel overwhelmed with schoolwork and it seems like a never-ending list of things to do. When I do find the time to enjoy myself I always seem to be feeling guilty. It is drilled into my mind that I always need to...

Dear Diary, I am about to graduate from MTSU and I am worried about finding a job in my field. Covid has made finding an internship very difficult. I was really pushing to get a foot in the door last semester. I have been applying for...

Dear Diary, I am not sure what I am facing. Is this natural anxiety or health anxiety I should be worried about?  I feel all this emotion is a manifestation of these college changes, and maybe even my own unhealthy lifestyle. It’s college, right? So, I...

Dear Diary, After getting out of a year-long, verbally abusive relationship, I decided to download Tinder (pre-Covid) when I returned to college at MTSU. It was fun at first. I was meeting wonderful people and having fun, with nothing serious expected on either end. It was...

Dear Diary, I’ve never felt this overwhelmed in my entire life. I oftentimes catch myself just laying on my bed, staring up at the ceiling, hoping that something new and good will happen. It never does. This is not what college is supposed to look like. I...

Dear Diary, This past year has been really hard between everything that has gone on especially the pandemic. I have been trying my best to follow all of the precautions only for people who I thought I respected to tell me that it doesn't matter or...