There’s this dream I have been thinking about: I was going to travel the world.
When I told my friends, they told me that’s impossible for me to even do, that I should give up.
What should I do?
I see what the problem is: your friends are only saying that to you because they will miss you if you leave.
Maybe their dreams were crushed when they were your age but age doesn’t have to do with dreams, you aspire and continue to aspire to fulfill that dream, now there’s a lifelong dream.
I have a friend who is trying to travel to different places without me and doesn”t understand that I want to come.
Can you try to change my friend’s mind before my friend is gone?
We’ve been friends for so long and I don’t want to lose a best friend suddenly in the 11th grade.
If you want to stay friends with her, you have to let her follow her dream and I know you will be crushed if she told you to pursuing living your own dreams. You have a friend who obviously needs your comforting. She’s open enough to be honest. She shared her feelings because she realized that if she didn’t, it would affect your special bond.
Keep pursuing your dreams. I know she’s got your back no matter what happens.
*Dreams are meant to last: without them, we wouldn’t make it in the world.