When i was younger i couldn’t wait to get older. It seemed so fun hanging out with friends whenever you want, staying out late and going to parties. As i got older these things did happen but they didn’t seem as cool as it was when i was younger. Sometimes when my birthday roles around i do wish that i was a kid again and all my worries and problems wouldn’t be a big deal and i could just live and have fun like it used to be.
I know growing up happens whether we like it or not and over time we become more mature (well most people do) and tend to look back at the fun times or bad times we had as a kid. Then that part of the conversation comes up when you wish that if you had the knowledge you had now would make things back then better and how much you would things differently. Yeah that is a good idea and all but if those mistakes were never made and the decisions you made back then were changed then you wouldn’t be the same person you are now. Yea i would love to change some things that happened in my past or take up on opportunities i passed but i might be in a whole different place and the good things happening in my life now wouldn’t have happened. My past made me a better person, it showed me what was right and what was wrong. I gained a lot of knowledge and common sense. Yea it wasn’t all that easy and i dealt with a lot but now i am a stronger person because of it all. Hopefully when i’m forty and look back at my twenties i can say i had fun and learned a lot and overall it made me even a better person than i was back then. By then i plan on being rich and just chillen on the new yacht i just purchased or maybe still watching Harry Potter at my house every weekend with people who also like Harry Potter.
I remember having a conversation with someone about bullying. As we were talking he starts saying “Bullying happens to everyone” and continues on some really stupid thing about how its not really a big deal. I was really shocked when that person said that and i thought 1) that is some really ignorant shit to say and 2) that is something someone who bullies or has bullied people would say and not give two shits about doing it. Bullying does happen to a lot of people and for all different reasons, I myself have been bullied before. When i was bullied it sucked, i never knew why these people thought it was a good idea to bully me and how no one did anything about it. After it ended and i started moving on i did realize one thing about that whole thing. That people that did bully me aren’t and haven’t amount to anything and they never will. One of them actually delivered my pizza once and i just laughed. These people were suppose to be the cool kids and they were all that and a bad of chips but now that they graduated and life has hit them they won’t do anything productive for themselves and i’m ok with that.
Bullying has gotten even worse due to social media. Ill check news websites or just read the paper and ill see kids getting arrested for cyber bullying. Which is great and people should see consequences for their actions but i never truly understood why people want to bully someone else. People who bully others, all they are doing is really hurting someone in the long run. That will have a lasting effect on someone, yes there are people that forgive the people that bullied them and have moved on from it. Other times people don’t ever forget and decide to take action and end it right then and there. Which leads to school shootings, you see events like Virginia Tech or Columbine because of bullying. There are tons of more shootings across the country and even the world because of someone getting tired of being bullied. It is sad because they feel that they can’t turn to anyone or that even if they did it wouldn’t change anything or whatever the reason maybe. No one should be put through hell enough to want to take your own life or take the lives of others. Hopefully soon people and schools realize that it is a problem and it isn’t kids being kids or boys being boys or girls being girls. Make bullying come to the fore front and show that it is a serious problem that has to be dealt with so no more lives are affected by it.
I will be in the tree fort if anyone is looking for me.