Growin’ Up.

Early mornings, late nights and busy days is my whole life lately. Despite the hectic schedule I go on building castles in the air and dealing with every aspect of life as I used to, before. I was wrong to think this year would be all about school. Life is the same.. just a little faster. Things have gotten more serious. Life, school, people… relationships. Everyone cares lately. Even those wannabe hipsters. Human companionships seem more tolerable now. I guess this is why they call it growing UP.. everything’s getting well, deeper. 

Friends, I’ve always had ’em. I even have the best one in the whole world. However, not at school. It used to be just fake relationships. People I just had occasional fun with and gossipped to. I never really got along with girls. I never fit in as another small town girl. But lately there’s been a lot of bonding. Perhaps its the affection of having been together for so long or maybe it’s all the common ground we have. Regardless, people I never thought much of turned out to be my friends for real. I always liked life better when I had my “people” with me. Now that I know that a few are really MY people it’s actually even better. The fake people are still here. The bubble around me is still intact. I’m just not worried about it poppin’ no more. 

I find myself handling things so much easier. Control is like second nature to me lately. I’m no longer that impulsive little girl who was hell bent on making a point. But I’m still me. I still get furious enough to want to kill when enraged. I wake up from the same side of my bed. I still let my music decide my mood for the day. I still write my heart out. I still believe, hope, dream. In fact, with time, I just become a little more me. Perhaps with a little touch of diplomacy here and there. 😀 

When I remember all that people, obviously older people, and what they said about Growing up and how it complicates life and I think, what did they even mean? So far, growing up, for me has been legendary in every way. What’s anything without a challenge or a few complications? Through it all, I’m still standing, aren’t I? well, that’s as good as it gets! 

 

2 thoughts on “Growin’ Up.

  1. This is an amazing post. It’s true. You begin to understand more of what it really means to have a bond with someone else. You begin to see how the world really works. All of sudden, you’re able to see beyond yourself. But you also begin to see who you are and how you work. Seeing as you are in high school, I can make a safe assumption that I am approximately 5 years older than you. So I’m not that far ahead. I’ve recently gone through these same revelations. My word of advice? When challenges arise, take them head on. Don’t sit back because you’re scared. It’s perfectly okay to be afraid. Everyone is. The best advice I can give, is search for any kind of knowledge you can find in any situation. You know what’s really awesome about that? That’s how Sherlock can deduce so well and solve the mysteries so quickly. He learns from everything. Though he really should brush up on his solar system… 😉

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