What were we all waiting

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 22:58 -- jen21

What were we all waiting for?

Bike rides with your friends became long drives at night

Sips of apple juice for happiness became shots of vodka to escape the pain

Putting on makeup to look like mommy became putting on makeup to feel accepted by others

Taking naps whenever we wanted became staying up all night to do homework, because school became more important than our mental health 

Having a boy tell you you're pretty became a 1 am jumbled text message asking if you wanted to hook up

Deciding between which toy you wanted became deciding what you wanted to do with the rest of your life at the age of 18

Crying to daddy because you scrapped your knee became crying alone at night into your pillow because everything was too much to handle

Staying home from school because you had a stuffy nose became staying home from school because you needed to just catch your breath 

Wanting to grow up became wishing that you were little again

                                                     Funny is'n't it?

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