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What I Wish I Knew At Age 16

Here's everything everyone wish they knew at the age of 16. 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 16 year old, Cultivate friendships with people who look and think differently than you do.
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Hey 16 year old, Be the kindest person you can be. Don't be a doormat or someone who just does what everyone else wants, but be yourself in the kindest, boldest way possible. Be empathetic toward others. Every single person has a struggle you can't see.
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Hey 16 year old, Be the kind of friend you want others to be for you. In this way, you'll attract the kind of friends looking for someone like you.
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Hey 16 year old, sex. 40 year old man here. Be polite to your sex partner. Always masterbate before you go on your date. If the date leads to sex your real sex will be better. If she/he says no tell them it's ok and talk to them and have fun untill the date is over.
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Hey 16 year old, If you always do your best, then you won't have any doubts or regrets later.
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Hey 16 year old, sometimes in life you have to do things that you hate to better yourself and get ahead
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Hey 16 year old, Continue with your sports
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Hey 16 year old, Don't put off getting your driver's license, especially if cars are the only way to get around in your town. Otherwise you end up feeling very claustrophobic, stuck in your bedroom.
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Hey 16 year old, Always masterbate before a date. Be fun, nice and caring. You will get to know your partner better. After date 5-10 you will have sex. Be nice and you will have sex every weekend from now on.
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Hey 16 year old, Don't do to others what you would hate others do to you
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Hey 16 year old, That older guy doesn't actually think you're mature for your age. He's manipulating you.
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Hey 16 year old, Don't be afraid to open up to others. Those who truly matter will be drawn to you. By being yourself, you find the best of friends.
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Hey 16 year old, you are amazing! Don't let your self worth be determined by how many friends you have, how many followers you have, or how good looking you are. You are perfect just as you are!
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Hey 16 year old, Just because you have been friends with someone for a long period of time doesn’t mean you have to stay friends. If they do not enrich your life and help you to be a better person, don’t allow that toxicity to stay in your life,it will only harm you.
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Hey 16 year old, Sleep around in high-school, the opportunity cost will never be lower so you better get it out of your system while you're young.
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Hey 16 year old, use condoms. Just buy them and try them on. And use them when with a girl. It's your responsiblity. Sex is fun, safety is your job.
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Hey 16 year old, Tell me what you want me to do. The pandemic makes you hate school, you feel you are worthless. You want to graduate but school officials are targeting you. What should I do?
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Hey 16 year old, When you feel sad, worried, stressed out, or suicidal, please find a counselor/therapist and even a psychiatrist to assess your mental state and give you the help you need. The way you feel is always important and worth getting better. Take care of y
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Hey 16 year old, WHAT should be do in my couerir
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Hey 16 year old, Spend time with the people who truly love you.
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Hey 16 year old, It's ok not to be perfect at something. The point is that you tried and that was the best that you could do. Give yourself a high-five because you put forth the effort and did it.
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Hey 16 year old, You should take better care of your teeth while you're living with your parents because they're paying for your dental care!
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Hey 16 year old, It´s okay not to have a significant other. Focus on yourself, your friendships, and the world around you.
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Hey 16 year old, you don't have to live up to anyone's expectations. You parents love you even if you are not perfect.
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Hey 16 year old, Take it from a fellow "high achiever" - Grades may feel like the most important thing right now, but make sure you take some time to relax and enjoy this time. Years from now you won't remember what you got on a test or quiz.
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Hey 16 year old, Everyone is going to make mistakes and that’s the best part of your life because you can learn from your own mistakes not from others advice
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Hey 16 year old, Drink only water. Pay your debts early and always. Live well. Be kind to others. Render unto Caesar what is Caesar. Render unto God what is Gods.
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Hey 16 year old, It’s completely normal to not know who you are yet. You’ll get there.
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Hey 16 year old, You’ll find your people, even if they’re nothing like what you’d expect.
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Hey 16 year old, Those hurtful things you say to your parents will come back to haunt you when you're older. It hurts them more than you think.
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