College taught me a lot about independence, but perhaps the most important aspect of independence I learned about was that asking for help is okay.
Finally, when the next set of footsteps approached, I took a deep breath and, feeling as if my face was on fire with humiliation, I asked for help.
I had asked her for help the other day, and now she was asking me for help, too. Next time I got lost, maybe I wouldn’t feel so embarrassed.
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