How Loneliness Made Me Stronger | Storyline Blog
I had felt lonely before. I had felt like I had no friends before. My entire 8th grade year, for example. But this type of loneliness was different. There was an added layer to it: I was a foreigner.
We, as Americans, know that our culture is influential, so when we travel abroad, we expect to be understood by the natives. This does not happen.