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? You’re probably not going to understand. I’m complicated! With my really close friends, I am very tolerant, I mean I’m understanding and caring. With a group of friends I’m rowdier. I’m also usually friendly and cheerful but I can be pretty obnoxious and intolerant if I don’t like how they’re acting. I’d like to be friendly and tolerant all the time, that’s the kind of person I want to be, and I’m disappointed in myself when I’m not. At school, I’m serious, even studious every now and then, but on the other hand, I’m a goof-off too, because if you’re too studious, you won’t be popular … I really don’t 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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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2011 for the course PSYC 4070 taught by Professor Rosenthal during the Spring '10 term at LSU.
- Spring '10
- Developmental Psychology