Remember when you used to wish you were older while not realizing all the responsibility coming with it? Well, now that you are many years wiser, you wish you could go back and enjoy it like you really should — except for middle school. Middle school was everyone’s most awkward time, and it seemed like it would never end. Don’t remember? Let us refresh your memory.
When You Start To Catch Feelings For The First Time
Your hormones just started to kick in and you had no idea what to do. Flirting? You mean creepily staring at your crush until they finally looked back.
Planning Your Life Out Around MASH
If life played out like a game of MASH, we would all be millionaires. You know you played it until you finally got to live in a mansion with your crush.
Those Super Awkward School Pictures
That trendy hairstyle you were rocking was the envy of everyone. Ten years later, you want to erase every image of it.
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When That One Person Ruined Your Yearbook
There are so many thoughtful notes and messages throughout your yearbook. Of course, that one jokester had to mess the entire thing up.
The Awful Smell Of Body Spray Coming From The Locker Room
If you were anywhere remotely close to the locker room, you know this smell. Who needs to shower when you can just bathe in Axe.
Just as everyone is obsessed with Facebook today, they were equally obsessed with Myspace. Kids these days will not know the struggle of having to pick your top friends.
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Trying To Wear Makeup For The First Time
You begged your mom to finally let you start wearing makeup. The only problem was that you had no clue on what to do with it.
Losing That Stupid Retainer All The Time
Retainers always wound up in the trash can. We don’t know how or why, but they usually got stuck underneath the nastiest piece of trash.
The Punishment That Was Gym Class
Gym class was the worst. If you were the unlucky souls who had first period gym, you know what we mean.
The Organized Mayhem Of Your Locker
You crammed and threw things in your locker and slammed it shut behind you. Still, you somehow knew exactly where everything you needed was at.
The Horrors Of Sex Ed
Sex ed is great for kids to learn, but it is also the most awkward thing to teach. The classroom was filled with pictures and posters of everything under the sun.
The Pain Of Trying To Use The Three Hole Punch
These things were some kind of black magic. Teachers could get them to work properly every time. You on the other hand — not so much.
Having To Cover Up Your Mildly Offensive T-Shirt
Teachers never let you express yourself with your clothes. Anything that was considered offensive was quickly covered up with tape or worse — you had to turn your shirt inside out!
Never Being Able To Tear A Piece Of Notebook Paper
The perforation didn’t do squat. No matter how slowly you tried to tear it out, the paper would instantly rip down the middle.
Getting The Book From The Stone Ages
Getting stuck with the damaged book was a blessing and a curse. It was good because you didn’t have to worry about a slight nick or dent costing you some of the piddly money you would get selling it back at the end of the year. The bad thing was, it always fell apart at the worst time.
The Struggles Of Binders
What is it with binders and these stupid little clips. They always get bent and annoyed the hell out of you.
Not Being Able To Use Pens
You could never use any kind of pen. No matter how much you begged. You had to use the always faulty pencil.
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Seriously, Why Did They Make Us Use Pencils
Pencils always found a way to be the most inconvenient thing you had. Oh, you need to sharpen that pencil? Better make sure you angle the pencil exactly right in the sharpener, or else.
When you finally find that right spot, it’s too late. You are know stuck using this little nub until you can find another.