Sixteen Years Analysis

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Sixteen Years down and who knows how many more to go....
Stuck in this world when you are different it is a problem, and it is so normal to conform.
Ever since I was a child playing in play school I was free, I could do what I want, be who I wanted to be and most of all not be judged or pretend to be someone who I am not.
Sixteen years later I find it frightfully difficult to try and find that freedom, try and be, well, me again.
During school you are taught to follow rules. You are taught to how to be the person you are expected to be and how people want you to be, we are so ignorant to the fact that we are so easily manipulated by the people who claim they love,care and want us to excel in life but where are I?
I am stuck, stuck in this
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I was never taught. I was never taught to be my self. From the good old early day 's I was taught how to be like the other children, how to play like the other children, how to think,how to learn, how to BE like the other children.. and this is very tragic you might say, but I was taught no other way.
It is so hard to have come to that realization that these past years have been such a waste of time, it is so sad to come to the conclusion that I am not who I am...
This past year has been of self actualization. The year has been very eventful too. I have grown up. I came to the realization of where am I going with my life.
With my school and family breathing down my neck once again trying to “help” me, I said “No”. I said no to everyone. I stood up and said Fuck it. I am Ari Blumenfeld. I am not the little boy who once was. I am a young and ever-maturing man. I am no longer the one following, I am the one being followed. My so called friends ? Lets just say what was, was. I am true to my self I am the ONLY one who can change me. I can obtain all the advice I want to no avail. The ironic part is that I am the one who gives advice to my friends and family and yet I never take my own. I always tell my friends not to care what other people say about them, yet I do the exact

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