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    • Ah man, I can relate to all of this. I've always been friends with people who seem to act as if they are mature *because* of that fact that they swear and date and say stupid, dirty stuff: just know that maturity most definitely doesn't stem from that sort of thing. There is absolutely nothing wrong with feeling nostalgic, because that stuff you described does really sound fun. It sucks when all the people around you grow out of something but you're not ready to leave it yet. :-/ I would recommend to keep searching for your group of people who still enjoy the same things as you. Keep in contact with those friends as much as possible, but also remember that it's great to branch out and try new things, but only if you're comfortable and ready for it. I'm sorry about the homophobic 7th graders as well. :P I've been there too. <3
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      • ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I feel the way you do so much. I've finally figured out that maturity is not about being inappropriate. That's just an immature way to deal with your insecurity about being uncool or whatever. I know I'm uncool by most people's standards, but I don't really care because popular kids are boring. The way I solved my problem, was to quit trying to win the approval of the older kids, and even kids my age, and just hang out with kids that are younger than me. It might be harder for you to do that, because I'm home schooled, and it doesn't sound like you are, so idk if I can really help you. It can be hard to admit that the people you thought were your friends aren't the best people for you to hang out with anymore, but trust me, it you're not having fun, find someone else, even if they're not really your age. What I've found is that the most mature people are the people who don't have to act stupid and show off to seem mature. I don't think playing with stuffed animals is only for younger kids. I'm 15, and I play with stuffies and legos with my 8 year old friends. Don't feel ashamed to like what you like and be who you are. I hope I was able to help you, Sheenagh. Best of luck! :) <333
      • Thanks Grace but the problem is I had my group until they started to hang out with the popular kids
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  • Can I PM someone?
    • I don’t know if you already have enough people but you could always PM me.
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    • Yes you can always pm me <3
    • Yes, my mailbox is always a safe place for you. <33
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