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But I do know that I’m learning how to take ownership of my experiences, shared or otherwise.
Running around art fairs in Brooklyn with friends, exploring The Cloisters on my own, and celebrating successes with my roommates and a bottle of champagne, I am reminded of the essences that brought “Sex and the City” to life.
I’m sure she intended the journal to one day serve as a nostalgic reminder of my college years of independence and spontaneity.
But I was young and naïve and the city intimidated me, so I found people to explore with—or, really, to show me New York from their view. Once, my hat even blew off my head and into the arms of tall, well-suited British man who I couldn’t find the courage to thank over coffee.
The real love affair of that show was between Carrie and New York.
The secondary love affair was with the women who surrounded her and showed her who she could be—something I am more grateful for than ever. While I can’t deny that little rush I get when eyes meet across the lecture hall or my phone number becomes the most interesting topic of conversation, my perspective has changed. But that doesn’t have to be dependent on other people anymore.
I added addendums to the entries, notating what I loved, what I hated, and what sparkled most to me.
I don’t know anymore that I want to be in this city alone, because it can often feel big and lonely.
It was magical and everything felt light and happy. He made the city seem like a wonderland.” “Took a lovely nighttime walk through Central Park after tea with XXX.
There will always be love for me here as long as I remember to pause and feel the city working its magic.
The author is a Barnard junior studying psychology.
When I packed up my bags and first moved to the city, my mom gifted me a small journal.
She told me to use it to keep track of my “New York adventures.” Doe-eyed and well-versed in classic, Big Apple television shows, I was prepared for afternoons on the Met steps and long walks down the storefronts of 5th Avenue with a City Bakery hot chocolate in hand.