“Being publicly humiliated over and over again at a young age was excruciatingly painful.”
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You might think that there is no comparison between the two experiences, but Taylor has always been vocal about how she dreamed of going to college when she was a child.
So it’s pretty safe to assume that when New York University awarded her with an honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts earlier this year, Taylor would have been thrilled.
Ahead of the ceremony, Taylor shared her excitement at “wearing a cap and gown for the very first time” as she posted a video of herself getting ready for the day on her social media channels.
“In your life, you will inevitably misspeak, trust the wrong people, under-react, overreact, hurt the people who didn’t deserve it, overthink, not think at all, self sabotage, create a reality where only your experience exists, ruin perfectly good moments for yourself and others, deny any wrongdoing, not take the steps to make it right, feel very guilty, let the guilt eat at you, hit rock bottom, finally address the pain you caused, try to do better next time, rinse, repeat,” Taylor said.
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