OH MIDDLE SCHOOL WHAT A TIME! Y’all remember Myspace? Destroying your parent’s computer downloading early oughts tracks on Limewire? Having your entire life consumed by the banality of bullies, and first crushes, and homework, and thinking life was so dang hard?
What I wouldn’t do to go back in time and tell myself to stop stressing so hard because, truly, it was all down hill from there. What I wouldn’t do to tell 12-year-old me to chill on the cookie dough, and that my first crush Kevin would grow up to be a total loser (sorry Kevin), and that I should appreciate all the free food while I still could.
But alas. Instead, these tweets will have to do:
“Hey gtg ttyl don’t text back my parents are taking my phone away” https://t.co/YJfnaSsotX
— kenz (@MackBeave) July 10, 2018
bitches in middle school used to b like “wear a skirt w me tomorrow!!”
— B (@BRELAXIN) May 15, 2018
why did I ever let girls in layered hollister t-shirts and sparkly uggs bully me in middle school
— baby dog (@bonjourchicken) December 4, 2018
Do you remember when your mom would take you shopping and you would come home and do a “fashion show” for your dad who was half asleep on the couch and would give you a nod and a “very nice” for every outfit or was that just my family.
— Brooke March (@Brooke_L_March) November 28, 2018
when you were in the car as a kid and your brain randomly told you to open the door pic.twitter.com/I9GrMJWYE9
— SALINA (@REDSEASHAWTY) September 27, 2018
mom: I hope you spent that $20 wisely at the book fair
me: i did i’m gonna go read now
*as i run downstairs looking at all my new pens, highlighters, and pack of glow in the dark stars*
— Jordan Speed (@WarmLaundryPile) December 5, 2018
I feel sorry for Netflix era kids. They will never know the high stakes adrenaline of running to the bathroom/fridge/bedroom in a single ad break, with the beckoning call of a sibling screaming “It’s ONNNNNN” to send you hurdling over furniture to get back in time.
— Felicity (@FlossAus) October 14, 2018