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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, French
  • 22, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • taking a ton of walks; spontaneous decisions
  • I currently attend Swarthmore College
  • From New York
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Genuine human experiences; collecting stories & writing about them; see the view of cities from rooftops

ABOUT ME

I'm not very good at describing myself, maybe because I'm at a time in my life where I'm not sure who I am or what I'm doing, or maybe because I don't have an accurate idea of myself. But I am very self-aware and self-reflective (maybe even too much so) and I actively look for experiences that make me feel alive. Whether it's conversations, swapping stories, exploring cities, going on adventures, I love genuine human experiences and try to look for that everywhere.

I love reading and am currently pursuing an English major at school. I really like vintage charm and quaint nooks and crannies, but can appreciate modern aesthetics. People have described me as easy going, empathetic, adventurous, quirky, and I often find myself having heart-to-hearts or great conversations with both friends and strangers. I'm genuinely interested in people and their experiences, so I love conversations like that.

PHILOSOPHY

The fact that we can feel emotions, create connections with people, and think about things is the most beautiful thing, in my opinion. I think we all have the potential to do something great (great being a relative and subjective term) with our lives. There is no greater meaning, and we probably don't even matter, but I think instead of spiraling into nihilism//existential crisis that freedom gives us greater power to create our own meaning in our lives.

Also, fuck the cubicle 9-5 sludge of mindless daily routines.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

in what?

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

None but I'm really looking forward to this

Interests

Birthmarks//scar stories, books, movies, how people decorate the interior of their homes, traveling, cute animal gifs

  • animals
  • writing
  • books
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling

Music, Movies, and Books

I'll send you a list upon request

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I find this question is better answered in person--complete with eye contact and wild hand gestures

Countries I’ve Visited

China, France, Ghana, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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