The Drama of Returning “Home” for a High School Reunion: Do We Ever Graduate?
“You can’t go home again.” ~ Thomas Wolfe
It’s that time of year when the prospect of attending high school reunions looms large on the horizon. There’s often a mix of emotions for those of us who are many years past high school — curiosity, excitement about seeing old friends, anxiety about uncovering old wounds, and uncertainty about clarifying the blurry memories of a time that, perhaps, would be better off left with the flattering light of a dim recollection while looking through a yearbook.
Many of us also experience intense painful feelings around events that occurred in high school — bullying, being on the perimeter of social groups, and the drama of relationships with those who were still just learning to relate to the world. Read more HERE....