Personal Narrative: Growing Up As A Kid

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Growing up as a kid, I was quite the troublemaker. I would do inappropriate things at inappropriate times and it caused me to get in trouble frequently. It didn’t matter whether or not I was in or out of school, I would continue to do obnoxious things. It could range from saying offensive words, physically hurting someone, or having zero consideration for others. At that time I felt like I didn't really know a lot about the world and it caused me to do things and ask questions later. You could just chalk it up to being a kid, however, I never knew how much it would affect my life going forward. I ruined my credibility, reputation, and relationships with certain friends and teachers through my actions and some of those relationships remain the…show more content…
Throughout the remainder of sixth grade and going further, I would go on to be reserved and quiet. While being shy isn't necessarily a good thing, I feel like it has made me more mature and well behaved. I feel like it has given me good qualities like modesty and politeness to others. In addition, I feel like it's a nice quirk to have and it gives me an overall good or neutral impression towards other people. It was a good step forward, however, I’ve started to feel like I’ve become too distant towards others and society. I was starting to spend all of my time indoors compared to going outside constantly as a child, I would have awkward conversations with strangers and even friends, and I would struggle with everyday tasks that involve socializing with others. The very thing that I wanted to get rid of, is the thing that I feel like I’ve been lacking these days. While my younger self could be dreadful at times, I have to give credit where credit is due. He was more social, confident, and lived life to the fullest. I often find myself torn between two lives in which I can’t seem to balance. Looking back at my life, I am glad that I’ve changed and became
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