As my 19th birthday approaches, I’ve been thinking about life, go figure. That middle phase between childhood and adulthood is coming to a close. It’s my last year of being a “teenager.” You know how on your birthday everyone asks you: “How does it feel to be *insert new age here*?” I never knew how to answer that question. I always thought instead, why not ask what it felt like to be the age you were before? So I’ve been thinking about not only how it felt to be eighteen, but how it felt to be a teenager in general.
What have all these years of adolescence taught me?