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What I Wish I Knew At Age 19

Here's everything everyone wish they knew at the age of 19. 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 19 year old, , Dont let other take advantage of your true work the time you given to those they dont know the true value. For more greate advice check this young lady out on youtube its called Cultural story time she gives the best advice no matter what age you a
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Hey 19 year old, Life is good, Just don't quit. More power to you!
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Hey 19 year old, don’t keep toxic friends around. they don’t deserve your time
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Hey 19 year old, Let highschool habits leave you. Rude jokes may hit people harder then they let you know. Change your attitude, be respectful.
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Hey 19 year old, Change how you save money. There should always be money in your bank account it you're conscious of what you spend.
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Hey 19 year old, Take pride in your hobbies they will keep you happy on bad days.
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Hey 19 year old, Get away from your friends for a few weeks after highschool. You will realize who is real and who enabled you for years. Be yourself. Respect other. Respect/love yourself for who you are. Because in the end alot of your "best friends" disappear.
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Hey 19 year old, Don’t waste your life partying. I’ve seen friends lose their life over it. Go to school and be safe
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Hey 19 year old, Stop looking for validation in the eyes of someone who doesn't care. There are so many people that truly care about your well being. After years of wasting time on the wrong people, I finally found my true friends. You are loved and worthy.
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Hey 19 year old, Just act wise people are going to take u non serious but u gotta show them what u really are
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Hey 19 year old, Don't be afraid to switch things up right now. You might be starting college soon and feel like you have to stick to one specific path for whatever reason. Im telling you this as a senior engineering major, I wish i would have picked a degree I enjoy
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Hey 19 year old, Committed relationships are probably a bad idea +/-5 years of this age, as it gets in the way of you building yourself.
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Hey 19 year old, keep living. whatever you need to do to ensure that you keep going, do that.
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Hey 19 year old, It's difficult to understand a parents love for their children until you have children of your own. All I can tell you is that it trancends anything you understand about love. And I assure you, your parents love you more than anything.
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Hey 19 year old, Dont be scared if you think youre too dumb for studying medicine. I work with so many dumb doctors.
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Hey 19 year old, prioritize your education, love will come later on.
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Hey 19 year old, Work hard and money is easy to come by, even as a full time college student
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Hey 19 year old, I could give you some advice, but just follow everything in 'Wear Suncreen' and you won't go too far wrong. https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/chi-schmich-sunscreen-column-column.html
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Hey 19 year old, Advice is a form of nostalgia. Dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it's worth.
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Hey 19 year old, Please keep your worth , don't let people walk all over you just to be friends with them or make contacts . You know no one is going to be with you after few years ..learn and grow . Believe in yourself .
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Hey 19 year old, Even if you like going out, it's alright to not want to sometimes. Go for a quiet one instead, or get coffee, whatever, you can slow down and not feel bad about it.
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Hey 19 year old, stop spending so much money on alcohol and drugs. You won't realize how much did you spend on that until you don't have money anymore. Also, wear a condom
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Hey 19 year old, Power through. You're about to enter the next stage of your life. Pain and trauma you've experienced to this point will start to mold the person you are, and how you treat people as you grow. Value true relationships and friendships.
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Hey 19 year old, You don’t have to get married, go to college, have kids or do anything else on a set schedule. Your twenties and thirties are a longer stretch of time than you think. You are allowed to take some time and figure out your life goals.
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Hey 19 year old, 1. Don't sweat the small stuff. Everything works out just fine. Life doesn't Happen TO you, it happens FOR you. 2. Live life to the fullest. Live in the moment. Life is shorter than you think. 3. Travel. As much as you can
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Hey 19 year old, Romantic relationships are not likely to last. Focus on other important things, like your studies, career, loved ones and reaching any other goals that you have.
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Hey 19 year old, If you love someone this young and you are sure of your love don’t let anybody come between you two
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Hey 19 year old, stop worrying over your future career path. It's okay not be absolutely sure of what you want to do in the future. Let time work its magic.
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Hey 19 year old, don't sweat yourself on entering into romantic relationships. You and your crush enjoying each other's company is good. Having healthy friendships is even better.
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Hey 19 year old, Launch software-based projects that people want, and contribute to open-source
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