The Importance Of Friendship In My Life

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It all started Freshman year of high school, walking into school feeling as if I had to be perfect, I need to act in this way to make friends. Walking into all of my classes and just not talking as much on the first day. I recall walking into advisory and someone recognized me, I was the kid that quit soccer after being hit in the face. I was the kid that walked in a weird way, on his tippy toes, I had a “gay” walk to me. I remember the second day of high school, realizing that someone else recognized me, she went to kindergarten with me and oh my god she was the light in my freshman year high school experience. She invited me to hang out with her friends, and I hung out with them for about a week. Until I realized that I didn’t fit into their group as much as I loved them all as individuals that gave me a chance in such a cruel harsh world. I joined student government the next term in hopes to become more outgoing, become my own person. Boy was I wrong. I met friends in there, friends that I have cherished throughout high school even though we don’t talk as much. Sometimes doing the right thing has its own consequences, and I ended up reporting one of my friends who had screenshotted pictures of one of my girl classmates in a bikini. Oh yeah he hated me, absolutely despised me. Sophomore year, it started off great, but my crippling depression grew from my freshman year of high school. I still had my “gay” walk on my tippy toes, my cousin went to school with me still, he was
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