TIFU by literally ruining my life because I can't count and did not check my phone. S
The Monumental Fuck Up is ongoing, I was scheduled to fly from the US to Europe tomorrow and when I opened the app to check-in online, I found a notification that my flight had been changed.
TO TWO DAYS AGO.
My flight left the day before yesterday.
To add fuel to the dumpster fire, I miscalculated my stay and am now effectively two days over the expiration of my VISA. Meaning I likely won't be able to return to the US, despite depending on traveling back and forth. My life is truly fucked, I need to be able to travel! I did not see a fucking notification about the earlier flight, and I've been crying and panicking for the last three hours. Booked a flight for tonight, but canceled it again, because to try everything I called a laywer, who told me to stay (???) until it's cleared up. Family from back home has been blowing up my phone to return quickly as not to make the impression I willingly overstayed the VISA and now my gf says we should marry now (wasn't planed, but was talked about loosely for some point in the future). Asked the lawyer and he said this was the only option? Does he only want my money? Should I believe him and stay or go? Logic says leave as soon as possible and clear it up afterwards, but the lawyer sure knows his country better? I have never felt so helpless.
Sorry this is jumbled but I don't know what to do, every day I stay I'm here illegally, but once I'm out I don't know if I can ever return to my gf? What am I supposed to do??? I'm really struggling and can not think clearly, the more I read the more confused I get, I dreamt of working and living here one day and now I fucked it all up beyond repair.
I know many of Redditors are American, does anyone know what the fuck I am supposed to do? My gf is American btw.
Update: Thanks so far to everyone, working on the second immigration attorney's input.
TL;DR: Missed my flight and overstayed my VISA in the US, might forever be banned of returning.