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Am I normal? - August 12th 2010, 09:32 PM

I'm homeschooled and I'm really kinda scared I'll end up like the freak kids who don't know what sex is at 15, so I'd kind of like to tell a little about myself to see if I'm...OK I guess?

I'm 14, I have two best friends, one lives in Maine so I can't see her often but we talk daily over IM. Another I see occasionally but she lives kinda far so it has to be set up. I snowbird so I have friend in different places. In Florida, I have a friend across the street, a friend I hang with as often as I can and lots of people I see at dance or talk to over email (or facebook), or text but don't actually go over to each others' houses a lot. I don't have an insane amount of friends but I like the ones I have.

My mom will let me go places (this is recent) like the movies or whatever if I have someone else with me.

I have a phone and my own computer and my parents don't restrict them or look through my texts and stuff.

I also basically listen to whatever music I want and read whatever books I want. My current favorite band is Paramore.

I'm a little shy but I never used to be as a little kid.

I guess this looks a little stupid but I really felt the need to put this out here... am I anywhere near normal?
   
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Re: Am I normal? - August 12th 2010, 10:52 PM

Yes! Don't worry! Youre a very normal teenager. Be thankful! A lot of kids arnt allowed to go anywhere without their mom or dad and they have their music restricted! Be proud of who you are, your doing fine!


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Re: Am I normal? - August 13th 2010, 02:56 AM

I think there is no such thing as "normal". NORMAL is a stero type version the world wants you to be. My advice to you is be yourself. You'll probably find true happiness in doing so.
   
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Re: Am I normal? - August 13th 2010, 06:45 AM

There's no easy and accurate way to define "normal" in terms of behaviour even though society tosses the word around like there is one. A better way to ask is if there are any problems in what you described, in which case, the answer would be no.
   
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Re: Am I normal? - August 13th 2010, 11:31 AM

Like the others said, 'normal' is difficult to define, but you sound grand, I wouldn't worry (:


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Re: Am I normal? - August 24th 2010, 08:40 PM

You sound completely fine... and you sound like you know what sex is, so you dont have to worry about that one :P just kidding. If you have friends and youre comfortable interacting with them, even if you are a little shy sometimes youre "normal".



   
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Re: Am I normal? - August 25th 2010, 09:10 PM

Normal is just a setting on your washing machine
Everything else is relative!
As long as you feel comforable with yourself, and your not having roasted babies for breakfast, you should be just fine dear.

Teenagehood is a time for exploration of how you are and what you like and stand for. Play around a little bit.


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Re: Am I normal? - August 26th 2010, 11:05 PM

for what your looking for in an answer, yes you are normal, you aren't going to be one of those "freak" kids as you so put it. Normal isn't real though, just so you know. But you'll be fine, so no more need to stress over this.
   
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