Just resign yourself to that and focus on other things,” I wouldn’t have been such a spaz. if a girl has said to you, “Let’s just be friends,” — it’s not because you had a chance to be more than friends and blew it.It’s because there was never a chance and she was too nice to tell you that up front. The world of a teenage girl must be terrifying: it’s full of people like you.And a romantic life that revolves solely around sex is a pretty empty one.I know telling a teenager to have perspective is kind of a huge waste of time, but maybe if I was able to tell 15-year-old me, “Look, it’s going to be a few years.
I played sports through my junior year of high school, even though I kinda hated sports and wasn’t particularly good at them. “Be yourself” might not get you anywhere in your teens.But countless high school movies had told me that girls like jocks, so I kept it up until I realized I could work after school instead and use the money to go see more misleading high school movies. But it’ll make your 20s a lot more fun, and a more rewarding.