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Friday, 22 July 2011

At one point of time in my life, when I was bang in the middle of my teenage, I wanted to be so many people ( or  rather, be 'like' so many people ), now at 19 years and 11 months, I just want to be myself.......

At 15 , I wanted to be like Miss Popular in school and also secure the marks she had secured!!!! At 16, I wanted to dress up like Miss X, Y or Z. At 17 , I wanted to have hair like someone else and at 18, I started wondering, where exactly was " I " in all this ???

So finally at 19, I started loving my unmanageably frizzy hair, I have my unique dressing sense, I have accepted the fact that I'm technologically challenged and I love myself despite everything!!!

Around this time, I read somewhere,
" Its better to be a first rate of yourself, than to be a second rate version of someone else "......

Makes so much sense now!!!

5 comments:

  1. I can totally relate to this post. When i was in school, kids used to be so damn cool and i used to wonder when wud the kid in me grow up and i used to hate my frizzy hair, my addiction to "cute" things and just about everything about myself. If somebody complimented me i wud wonder if there was some pun intended in that one. I was always in self denial. But now i like to think that i have grown up a lil and i love myself( of course sometimes when im upset i wud criticize myself incessantly but that's with everybody i guess?)
    Cheers to this thought that we have learnt to love ourselves.This is our first step to the world of adults, Keep posting such insightful thoughts, you are sure to find a lot of surprises that we all think alike.

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  2. Some statement this! Liked it for its candour!

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  3. Hey Shreya, so very true !! and that's cute just like u :)

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  4. thank you all!!! this was the first entry in my new diary , and I thought sharing it with everyone would evoke some interesting responses...))

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  5. This post is full of realism. But then again while we grow we realize it's always better to be ourselves than being someone else. I am sure our loved ones will like us being ourselves

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