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Your high school experience

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posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 05:20 AM
I brought this up because I felt the need to see what aspect of our lives have changed since we all left before entering the real world. Personally I would love for the chance to do it all over again, not for educational benefits but rather for the parties, relationships and doing really stupid things.

What was it like for you?

[edit on 8/10/2009 by Big Oil]

posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 06:36 AM
I was in a state of shock when I entered into the world from the closed doors of the school.

First I realised that the world is mean and the people never show respect and mercy on you. You have to fight to be alive. That was really a shock when I left school and entered university.

Moreover, I experienced a culture shock too. I was raised in a manner as to respect others and understand their feelings, but, the world is quite opposite. No one cares about others.

This is the second year that I am out of school and entered university. And through the various experiences with society(sometimes bad), I am trying to understand the world and how it functions.

I would really love to go to school and enjoy the good old days.

When I was in school, I remember the time when I would eagerly await the day I would enter the real world. But now it is quite the opposite. In fact nearly everyone in the world would feel that way.


*Those were the old days*

posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:10 AM
I actually never got to do those things either. At times it really gets to me because I wanted to enjoy being a teenager but couldnt due to alot of family issues going on. By the time everyone was going to partys and drinking every weekend, I was just trying hard to take care of my sister and deal with family troubles. My parents had left us due to drug use and we were living with our grandma trying to figure out why the world was falling down around us. Instead of worrying about the dress we were going to wear for the dance, we were worrying whether or not our parents would return.

And now im about to be 20 in October and realize I never got to enjoy being a teenager. Im not sure if its a bad thing or not. I would have liked to experience more stuff, and have those crazy stories you tell to your kid when they get older, but I dont have any.

Then again, what I did get to do in my teen years, is learn alot about myself, and life. Things ill carry with me forever. And that, I think, is much more important, then having stories of being drunk at a party at 3am.

posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 05:10 PM
reply to post by Jess_Undefined

Sorry you missed out on a important part of your life.

Did you eventually go for your GED?

I've come across folks who got to grade 9 and didn't bother going through high school for personal reasons, some wanted to get jobs in the oil field or go for a trade and others didn't see the point of going to school.

posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 07:10 PM
reply to post by Big Oil

Im actually in school right now for my GED. I have Chrones disease so I dropped out in 10th grade because I was always missing school because of it.

Its alright though im still significantly young so ill try and enjoy my early twenties =)

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