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Tardar Sauce 2 kids; Gardiner, MT, United States 65 posts
Sep 4th '13

She'd be terrified to know too far ahead of what she was about to do, overwhelmed with joy because it was worth it a million times over. That scared little girl could never imagine how colorful and beautiful and rich life could be.



Mostly she'd be surprised, I think. Confused at this new world, one I continue to discover and love now in the way that most people get to discover the world as young children. She'd be happy she gathered every last bit of fire and hope left in her pastel-tinted world and left to truly begin life, at age sixteen.

♥Simply Whitney♥ Due May 10 (girl); 1 child; Australia 952 posts
Sep 4th '13

16 is when I met DH online... I would be shocked I married him and moved to Australia... I never wanted to leave my Utah bubble let alone the US. As for being married with a kid it's what I always wanted. So... I would be relieved someone actually wanted to deal with me forever. Haha. But yes... My 16 year old self would be very pleased with me. :)

JnMsMommy** 2 kids; Brooklyn, NY, United States 5741 posts
Sep 4th '13

she would be a little iffy.. i mean i love my kids but didnt finish H.S.

Derp Due January 10; 1 child; Camp Lejeune, NC, United States 11613 posts
Sep 4th '13

Oh lord...



When I was 16 I was full of vitriol and busy rebelling through things like music and drugs. I had short hair (usually dark), tons of piercings, hated the military, thought college was overrated, NEVER saw myself having kids (at least not until 30 or so), etc.



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This went on until I was about 20 or so. I went on to go to college, meet and marry a Marine (HUGE surprise to my oldest friends and my family, haha), have a child in my mid 20s, grow my hair out, remove all of my piercings, etc.



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My conclusion thus far in life? The only people who say age doesn't matter are those who haven't lived long enough to know better... I say this because a lot of teenage girls love to think they will hold the exact same opinions and beliefs between their teenage years and actual adulthood but that is definitely not the case and myself and my peers are definitely proof of that, haha. You change A LOT between 16 and adulthood ("adulthood" isn't an age, it's a state of being; living on your own, paying your own bills, etc.).

Rob's Living Dead Girl Royersford, Pennsylvania 4307 posts
Sep 4th '13

Well, she would definitely go with what she planned to do before her eighteenth birthday, that's for sure. :/
She'll agree with my current self on needing to get the f**k off this site. She would feel pretty disappointed about the current job she has and wonder where the hell it fits into her future, although she'd be thrilled with at least having her own money :lol:
She and my current self will also agree that I can reach my goals, but we need to work a lot harder. :)

Severus Snape 2 kids; Tennessee 3568 posts
Sep 4th '13

My 16 year old self would be happy for the most part. I wanted a family my whole life and now I have an amazing one! Only thing she would be pissed about is that I don't have a degree yet. I've changed majors quite a few times and it's set me back a lot of years.

Mommyof3<3<3<3 Due May 10 (boy); 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Red Deer, Alberta 720 posts
Sep 5th '13

My 16 year old self would be baffled that I made it.. I always thought that I wasnt going to make it. My dad made my life hell to the point where I didnt want to be here anymore. I think my younger self would be proud of the choices I made, and that I held on when I didnt think I could anymore. Suprised that I got married, and had babies.. Be disappointed that I let myself get chubby again but proud that I own it and Im comfortable in my own skin.

user banned (boy); 2 kids; f**king, Austria 36337 posts
Sep 5th '13

I would slap myself.

Gosloving 1 child; Washington 12831 posts
Sep 6th '13

Damn, b***h! What the hell did you do to deserve that man?

Mama Rice 34 kids; North Las Vegas, Nevada 11987 posts
Sep 6th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Too cool. 8):</b>" Damn, b***h! What the hell did you do to deserve that man? "</blockquote>



Huh?

Gosloving 1 child; Washington 12831 posts
Sep 6th '13
Quoting Mama Rice:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Too cool. 8):</b>" Damn, b***h! What the hell did you do to deserve that man? "</blockquote> Huh?"


That's what my 16 year old self, would think of me right now.

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42788 posts
Sep 6th '13

She'd probably be very happy she didn't f**k up her life by getting pregnant. And be devastated that her "soul mate" became a heroin addict.

Capt Plzen, Pl, Czech Republic 9110 posts
Sep 6th '13

I wouldn't be surprised. I met my husband when I was 15 and ever since I was little I wanted to be a mom and a waitress.. Currently at 28 I am a sahm.

Clk 2 kids; Dexter, Michigan 12436 posts
Sep 6th '13

I probably wouldn't of tried to kill myself at 17 if my 16 year old self could of seen how I turned out. At 16 years old my five best friend became pregnant and either dropped out of school or went to the special pregnant teen school. I was extremely lonely, had no boyfriend, and my parents were struggling with money. I felt like a burden, and wouldn't amount to anything.



I proved myself wrong in college. Now I have a loving husband, two kids, some friends and a home business. I'm happy lol.

Gosloving 1 child; Washington 12831 posts
Sep 6th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Clk:</b>" I probably wouldn't of tried to kill myself at 17 if my 16 year old self could of seen how I turned out. ... [snip!] ... I proved myself wrong in college. Now I have a loving husband, two kids, some friends and a home business. I'm happy lol."</blockquote>




How amazing!! Good for your. :D