From Mad in South Asia: Be your own muse


I feel everybody wishes to cross that phase of puberty (or adolescence) and move on to become an adult, someone who is more mature about their life choices. For me, it was not just the sheer excitement of becoming an adult, I never felt that growing up meant more happiness or freedom. Growing up was, possibly, the ability to have better communication. That phase of puberty made me realize that I do not want to grow up just because it seems more exciting, but because maybe then, I would be able to deal with my problems and communicate what I feel. A state of being where I would not be disrespected for my feelings or disregarded by the people around.

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