Skip navigation! Story from TV Shows. Nothing could convince me to take a time machine back to high school. As for watching TV youths deal with teen drama? I'll forever say "More, please. High school shenanigans on TV rarely represent actual teenagehood.
I have no desire to live in anger or point fingers. That is not the purpose of this letter. Please read the above sentences twice…a few times maybe. However, do not confuse my desire to live at peace free from anger as my saying that you are negate of any responsibility…there are many of you who I do blame and hold responsible. Some of you took advantage of a young girl with a substance abuse problem. Some of you were older and thought because I looked and acted older than I was, that it was ok to have sex with me. Does it matter to you what the age differences are?
I'm really not sure where the idea of girls wearing skirts and heels and a full face of makeup every day to school came from. Or jocks wearing their varsity jackets everywhere. You can be an artist but still be on the track team, or a social justice warrior who is also prom queen.
The very best thing about the teenage experience is not being one anymore. Our experiences at that age — so many of them formative — tend to be outsized, larger than life, either life-changingly great or earth-shatteringly horrible in equal measure. That excess of emotion makes such times easy to recall.