Teenage Odyssey: My Teenage Odyssey

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Teenage Odyssey This is my teenage odyssey, and my journey and experiences of growing and learning as a person. When I was in middle school, I was really shy and awkward and I didnt have a lot of friends because I was too scared to talk to people and put myself out there, but one thing that people had always told me ever since I could remember is that I was nice. I was nice to everybody all the time, that's one of my best traits. I always had a couple good friends that got me through it and that were always there for me. My friends are a big part of my journey because they shaped me to be the person I am today. A major important part of this journey was my first boyfriend, Alex Moreno. It was in eighth grade until a couple months ago. In…show more content…
Me and him were so close when we were little, but as we got older we never really got along, but now we are much closer and we have a special connection. He brings out the fun side of me and teaches me to be kind to others. He’s the only person in my family that truly understands me. I am always hanging out in his room whenever I’m bored, and he always makes my day better. He is my best friend. He definitely helped me become a better person and shaped me into how i am now. My cousin, Cambria has had the same effect on me as my brother did. When we were little I couldn’t stand her, because she’s not actually related to me, and her family has issues with mine. As we got older though, we got closer together and now we’re like best friends. She is just like me and is one of the best things in my life. I only get to see her a few times a year, but whenever I’m with her is when I’m truly happy. Being with her takes all my stress and sadness away. She taught me to not be afraid of what people think of you. She plays a big role in this journey of mine. This has been my journey of being a teenager and learning and growing as a person and breaking out of my shell. This journey is not over yet, in fact it's just begun because I am still so young and still have so many things to experience. My friends and family have had such a huge role in my life for this part, and hopefully it’ll stay that way when my teenage years are almost
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