sixteen

I can't say I miss being sixteen–or being a teenager in general. It was such an awkward and messy time. Why relive it?

That said, my views about my life at the time were totally out of whack. They do say that hindsight is 20/20. I definitely would have been more kind to myself if I had been able to see and know how future me would turn out.

And future me is pretty awesome if I do say so myself. Truly! Just ask my mom.

People shared their own stories after Redditor dumb@ss099 asked the online community,

"What would you tell your 16 year old self?"
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