Boy, Bye!

People change when your body changes

Boy, Bye!

When I was growing up, I heard many things about puberty. Body changes, periods, crazy hormones and so on. But no one told me about the attention that comes with all that. Want to know what I mean? Keep reading!

There was this hot guy on my street called Timi. I had a crush on him for years, but he never had my time. I tried to talk to him a few times, but he acted like he didn’t hear me. I thought he wasn’t interested. So I respected myself and moved on.

Then I had a growth spurt. My breasts and my bum grew bigger. My whole body got fuller and curvier. Each time I looked in the mirror, I noticed something new.

Turns out I wasn’t the only one noticing these changes. Guess who suddenly started saying hi after ignoring me forever? Timi! First, it was just “hi”. Then he started saying I was now a “big girl”. Next thing, he began to say I looked “sweet”. He even tried to make me skip school and hang out with him, but I didn’t fall for it.

Yes, I was a “big girl”, but I was also a smart girl. I wasn’t going to let Timi distract me from achieving my goals, especially because I knew his attention wasn’t real. I told him to leave me alone. And that was that. He never bothered me again.

I had no one to talk to when my body was changing. I didn’t want my younger sister to go through the same thing, which is why I told her everything. Now that she knows, she can make better decisions when her body starts changing. I’m happy to share my story and help other girls too.

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  • puberty
  • relationship
  • confidence