This post was first published on my old blog Fitness Princess and has now found a home here.
When I became a member of my sorority I felt in my heart that I was joining something bigger than myself.
But then along the way you tend to forget.
You forget the meaning of sisterhood because you live in such close proximity to your sisters and they inevitably get on your last nerve.
You forget the bonds you have with these women because boys, frat parties, and cooler decorating become more important.
You forget that you genuinely share an interest with some of the women in your chapter because they can be catty, mean-spirited, quirky, or downright weird. (But you know what, they’re family- and all families have the eccentric one, the dramatic one, the loud one, the quiet one, the one who is MIA majority of the time, and that’s what makes a family interesting. It makes a family a family. )
And then you graduate, and then you really forget.