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Unformatted text preview: especially when I see how well a lot of the other kids are doing. Fifteen-Year-Old (p. 67) What am I like as a person? Youre probably not going to understand. Im complicated! With my really close friends, I am very tolerant, I mean Im understanding and caring. With a group of friends Im rowdier. Im also usually friendly and cheerful but I can be pretty obnoxious and intolerant if I dont like how theyre acting. Id like to be friendly and tolerant all the time, thats the kind of person I want to be, and Im disappointed in myself when Im not. At school, Im serious, even studious every now and then, but on the other hand, Im a goof-off too, because if youre too studious, you wont be popular I really dont understand how I can switch so fast from being cheerful with my friends, then coming home and feeling anxious, and then getting frustrated and sarcastic with my parents. Which one is the real me?...
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- Spring '10
- Developmental Psychology