I wish I understood boys.

October 9, 2011
I wish I understood boys.

They used to seem so straightforward back in elementary school. If they liked you, they'd pretend to hate you, and then they'd kiss you. Then you'd never talk again. It was that simple.

Now there are too many words--the spoken ones and the silent ones. They don't say what they mean. And when they do talk, they don't mean what they say.

I wish I could get inside his head. Just for a day maybe. And find out what he means when he puts a winky face at the end of his text messages. Or why in the world he stares at my feet whenever we're talking. What's wrong with them anyway?

Maybe it's us. Maybe we overanalyze everything they say....

Nah. It's them.

I wish I understood boys.





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Adrianna.A. said...
Oct. 31, 2011 at 10:05 pm

I really liked this piece. It was fun to read. I thought it was awesome!! 

 

 
fiftiesgal467 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 1, 2011 at 8:58 am

Thank you! I appreciate the comments!

 

 
clumsyteardropper said...
Oct. 30, 2011 at 11:57 am
haha that was awesomely done :)  i love how you're like could it be us??? :O  nahhhhh it's totally gotta be them haha :P  nice work, hun!
 
fiftiesgal467 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 30, 2011 at 12:39 pm
Oh thank you!
 
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