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What I Wish I Knew At Age 13

Here's everything everyone wish they knew at the age of 13. If it's good advice, hit the upvote button. The number next to it indicates the age the author wrote it at. Feel like there's something missing? Add a new message!



Hey 13 year old, Try to get along with your siblings but also give them space when they need it also don’t steal from them
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Hey 13 year old, Dating people in middle school is a good thing, and don't expect to be together longer than a year, it's the most cringey thing in the future, but it prepares you for when your ready to have a long relationship later on!
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Hey 13 year old, follow me on TikTok- its_emily.xd :)
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Hey 13 year old, stop worrying about what people think of you, your unique. Also, stop watching tiktoks and do your homework... trust me
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Hey 13 year old, Learn languages. It's your main work tool in almost any discipline. I know 3. One is almost useless. But other two as from opposite sides of the world worked my way into a great jobs and experiences.
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Hey 13 year old, DONT be the teachers pet. nobody likes a teachers pet. this includes giving your teacher gifts for no reason. dont remind the the teacher of homework. if you do these things everyone will despise you.
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Hey 13 year old, you dont need a boyfriend/girlfriend to be cool. wait until you are older, and a little more mature.
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Hey 13 year old, Dont be afraid to be you, if you act too much like someone you're not. You'll forget who you are
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Hey 13 year old, If you self harm and you think your alone, you never are alone. Always feel free to reach out to someone. And if you relapse, whether its once or 100 times, people will always be there to help you.
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Hey 13 year old, Don't stress about working out who you are, who you love etc. Focus on being yourself, loving yourself and having fun
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Hey 13 year old, High school is tough, if you don’t have any friends now don’t worry you will find them. Don’t stress and make sure you have some good books around
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Hey 13 year old, Learn to study well. It’s much better to have the skills before you need them than to be scramblIng to figure it out on the fly.
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Hey 13 year old, That moustache has to go. You need to make your mom aware of the impact it has on your social life and your confidence. It's just a first shave, you're not leaving the house just yet, but momma's boy is growing and she needs to understand that.
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Hey 13 year old, please stop trying to get famous on straight tik Tok by pointing middle finger and bad words and also throwing it back it won't work and PLEASE Don't do drama fights
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Hey 13 year old, Weird hobbies and interests aren’t something the be ashamed of, they make you a really cool adult
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Hey 13 year old, make sure to not let anyone make you feel less than you really are okay :)
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Hey 13 year old, Stay out of politics, trust me it helps, with all the hard left and right snowflakes just avoid politics.
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Hey 13 year old, If you get the chance to get a project car, do it as soon as possible, especially if its old and simple, it will teach you good life skills and how to pay car insurance.
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Hey 13 year old, Trust me, popularity doesn't matter. Keep your close friends, and stay happy and don't try to compete with the no good popular people. (They usually end up having bad jobs, and less popular people usually end up with really good jobs btw)
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Hey 13 year old, Know that people love you, dammit! 8th grade is one year, that's it! Things will get better. Don't be afraid to ask for help, and talk to people. You have wonderful people in your life who care for you, and never forget it!
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Hey 13 year old, You will eventually find the right friend group. Just let the world run its course and everything happens for a reason
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Hey 13 year old, Keep not caring what others think and just do what makes you happy
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Hey 13 year old, Please, I know you saw his friend give him a shoutout on his story, and I know he had a cool hat and he looked like a nice person, but DO NOT add him:) its not worth it
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Hey 13 year old, Once it is posted on the internet, you can't remove it. Think twice about what you're doing. You can delete it, but you can't be sure someone didn't copy or download it.
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Hey 13 year old, Hi
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Hey 13 year old, Don't worry about being the weird one, you just haven't found your tribe yet.
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Hey 13 year old, it's okay to feel sad. Just because you're young doesn't mean you don't have a reason to have those feelings. P.S. look into your mental health, you may find that there is help for you!
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Hey 13 year old, It’s okay to be lgbtq+
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Hey 13 year old, Don't worry so much about what other think of you. Watch those shows that everyone else think's are cringey, keep making cringey fan-art, keep being you. Most people are too concerned with how other people think of them to be concerned with you.
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Hey 13 year old, Don't fret. You still have the rest of your life to figure things out. You don't need to have everything figured out when you're that young. Not even when you're 18. Trust me, I'm 17 now, and I still don't entirely know what I'm doing.
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