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Nothing. I didn't listen to anyone. Always had to learn the hard way.

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Relax, be yourself, don't worry about being what others think you should be. Enjoy your life, but prepare for the future.

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Me like "Yo kid, your years are the best party of your life. Go as crazy as you can since this is something you'd neva want to miss!!!"
He'd be like (With shining eyes) "God Is that you?..."

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Don't ride your bike down the alley behind your house. Don't even go to the garage to get your bike to ride to school. You may just get slammed by someone's stupid truck because they are not looking where they are going. :(

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I would say don't do anything stupid

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What do u mean by that?
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lets just say i did some stupid things in high school and i will not go into detail
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yep. What are you?

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I wasn't allowed to have a girlfriend until I was 18 :( but I'm married now so no advice needed

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how old did u get married?
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a couple weeks ago...I dated behind my moms back and my dad helped me, we didn't believe in that "no girlfriend til you're 18 and out of my house"...I dated this girl since sophomore year and now we're both 19 and married, yes that's very young for marriage but we were ready
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Wow im a girl but can u please give me advice about talking to a crush for the first and how do u know if he likes you or not?
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Yeah, first, what kind of guy is he, like personality?
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nice, funny, cute
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Be the same way around him and be more interested in him than any other girl, get his number and talk, not in a weird way, just be like "you're pretty cool, lets text or facebook later" and if he doesn't like you now, he will after a while, he'll probably invite you places...bring up a movie you want to see or a resturaunt you want to go to and see if he asks you out (let him make the first move unless he's really shy). But don't be annoying to him.
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ok THX!!!
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how do i get his #
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don't have a realation ship

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Don't worry about it. You'll be better in the future, and no matter what you think now, there will be *someone* who wants to spend time with you in the future. And don't sweat the zits.

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Just be yourself, dont try to be someone else because you are pretty, nice and just be yourself

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I would tell myself that all the adults in my life are absolutely right, there is plenty of time to have relationships with males in the future. I would remind myself that self worth has nothing to do with others. Leave the boys alone for now and have a fun life!
There will be plenty of time for that later.

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I would be like just keep ur legs close and if a boy say u cute click click lock down and walk away don't day not a damn thing

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Boyfriends come with a lot of drama and problems.

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you are beautiful, you are amazing, never ever have anyone tell you different. Your life is worth living because you are valuable to this world. You may not see it right now and feel like no one even notices who you are, but one day, people will come to you for your help and for your love and friendship. You are a life changer, so don't give up, live out loud, make a positive difference in your life and in others, and watch your beautiful future unfold. Always be true to who you are!!!!

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Great Question! I would advise myself that you are not a party favor. Guys respect girls (women) that respect themselves. Hold yourself in high esteem and so will others. Keep reminding yourself that your are a treasured child of God, A beautiful Princess of the King of Kings. Before you go looking for a relationship, go and find yourself, who you are and who you would like to be.

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Follow your heart (within reason) instead of following other peoples bias opinions regarding your life/relationship. I am just now realizing this after all these years. I could have saved myself a lot of heart ache and regret over the years if I had of realized this early on. After repeatly listening to others and regretting the outcome. I have learned make more decisions on your own instead of asking for the opinions of those close to you that may have tainted and bias views. Listening to others have always given me the same results. Kaos! Also I would not be soo uptight and I would have more fun. These are all things I have just started over the past few weeks putting this into practice after all these years.

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1) As bad as a breakup feels at the time, that person is never the last person who will love you until you find the "one."
2) All relationships require some work. If it is mostly work though, it probably isn't right.

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Don't be stupid. and don't date till your 17. (this is to my future self.)

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.. those guys really arnt worth it dont be stupid and listen to the advice others are giving you

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Guys stink! DON'T DATE! It's a simple answer.....

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Didn't you post a question about how to talk to a crush?
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CourtneyEasley: 1 day ago
How do I tell I really and truly love someone?
I really need to know because I have a crush,but I don't know if i really like him.

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Avoid & ignore all the mindless drama, pressures & heartache around you, because it doesn't last, & focus on school 100%. No matter how horrible, upsetting or distracting your personal life, plow ahead & expand your mind. It's not a cliché - stay in school & stay focused on what you're asked to learn, every single day. Get the best possible education you can. Because this is the only true thing that saves you & your future until the day you die. Mentally & financially. Everything else is just a passing experience. Some good, some bad, & always an invaluable learning experience - but never a replacement for a proper thorough education.

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Follow your dream - no matter how incongruous it may appear at the time. If you want to be an actor, stick with it - if you want to be a journalist, do it; if you want to build your wealth - start building your property portfolio whilst you are young. Don't let others cramp your style, belittle you or distract you and don't listen to negative pessimism. Get rid of the toxic people in your life and learn to surround yourself with people who are optimistic, happy, loving and have your best interest at heart. Be kind to these people and treasure their friendship throughout your life - these type of friends are rare. Be yourself, be confident in yourself, please yourself. Don't worry about what other strangers and acquaintances think - their opinions don't matter. My grandmother gave me great advice: "Always marry the man that loves you MORE than you love him" - sounds weird, but it really works. Never, ever, EVER put up with abuse of any kind. The second it happens, do a 180 degree turn and walk away. Once you have found the love of your life, never take him for granted. Live and love every day like its the last day of your life.

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Dont get serious, you need to establish yourself before you can appreciate the value of another person.

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Pray daily read scripture go to mass and do not leave your faith. Make no desions without God.

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If and when Harvard Law recruits you, don't say, "No.".

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stay cool

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Stay Home
Or Get Aids.

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hey friend

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I am a teenager and i would tell myself to 'live my life fullest.' To live each moment to is best and to love my life and good people around me and enjoy my life. :)

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Do not go out with your friend (insert name here). She doesn't actually care about you and she's only going to hurt your feelings. Then, I would explain to myself exactly what she would do. After that, I would not listen to my future self because I would eventually forget.

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One of u is gonna get hurt in some point. Don't flirt with other boys u will start getting feelings for them. and don't date anybody when u have mixed feelings for somebody else and if ur dating that person and u like somebody else go with the other person u like nt the one ur datin cuz if u actually like/love that person ur datin ur wont be liking the other person

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if you like him or her you should ask them out

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Don't worry about getting a bf/gf so much. Don't let anything change you. Don't change for someone else. If they can't accept you for who you are, they aren't worth it. Everyone has flaws, though. Also, don't accept anything less than you deserve. "We accept the love we think we deserve." You deserve the best.

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Wait till you're married.

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Sorry for the late response. I just saw this reply.
Every physical relationship I know of, outside of marriage, ended in pain.
At least one member takes the role of victim, and both end up being hurt.

And if you come to your marriage with physical relationships in your past, there will be a seed of mistrust in the marriage.
Saving yourself is respectful, it's difficult, it builds character and self-discipline, and it shows respect to yourself and your future spouse.

There are so many more reasons, including disease prevention; but at critical times all those arguments can be forgotten, and all you're left with is, "it's the right thing to do".
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Not so much relationship advice, but rather societal advice if I may:
-Pay no attention to what people think of you.
-Carry yourself with a higher level of confidence.
-Being a nerd is cool ;)

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Ha being a nerd is cool..;P
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Lol it sure is!
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if your a girl flip and wave

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Get to know a person real well
and let them earn your trust!

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pay attention in sex ed.

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in my teenage i don't know anything except my studies. so my advice is,
text books, exams and school is not your life.
now you wasting your teenage.be bold.
people not like how you thinks about them.
now you feel like a princess but its not stable.
this world gonna show its true face.
i like how you honest now. don't loose it in any situation.

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Stay put with what you feel...Emotions are just temporary.. Wait for the right time and don't rush in things. God will guide you if you only pray daily and listen to His guidance.

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be more open minded person, and don't think about yourself always. be more responsible of what you are doing, and think twice or a hundred times before you do a thing :) also be more patient, God creates the man who will be with you forever :D

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Don't date when you don't understand the meaning of love.

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Pay more attention to the good girls.

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just choose the most compatible friends to your nature ,,and trust yourself , never care too much to be super ideal but try to be so ,, learn from your mistakes and be sure that all the world used to run mistakes ,,but the clever who can learn from his mistakes , don't think life is so difficult , God created the life for all of us to learn and to ask and to get experience ,, so be brave in owning your life but with a continuous attempt to be more better by the days ,, don't care about the bothered people ,, trust that they bother themselves more than their bother to any one ,,and don't let any one to hinder your good intention ,, the clever who smiles at the end ,,, happy future for you ,,

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be brave and stay calm

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Hmm!
I'm not so sure.
I was always very outgoing with a lot of boyfriends. D:

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I would tell myself to listen to my parents... They were always right about my boyfriends!

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Stay in school and study. Become a teacher or librarian. Be true to yourself. Emotional abuse is abuse. You have value and you are smart. Listen to your parents.

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Nothing. I didn't listen to anyone. Always had to learn the hard way.

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1) BE YOURSELF! Don't pretend to be someone or something you're not. Act according to what you honestly feel and think.

2) Start preparing for a career that is "recession-proof" ---- what services or goods do people want and need no matter whether it is economically good or bad times? These are the types of businesses you want to be involved in. You will always have a living you can count on and you will never have to rely on a boyfriend or husband for survival.

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Don't think you are better than someone and gain self-confidence.

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Be careful out there and don't get worked up about a boy

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I....I am a teen....

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always love from your heart not your eyes

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dont date at all just play xbox360 :)

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be your self >>> ask another people about u :)

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Always remember to be careless. It doesn't matter what other's think, you should always do what makes YOU happy. Also, get a really good hobby that you enjoy and become a GENIUS on it, it's part of what shapes you and it's something you can do when bored or sad.

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If anyone is to love you, they should love the happiest part of you to ensure everlasting joy.
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"Even though he's important, try not to let your boyfriend distract you from your life. You can live your own live separately from him, and he'll always be there to come back to."

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Study hard, don't play games



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Trust yourself

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yes.i have got lots more .
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I am the teenage version of myself. But I tell myself study and love later. But of course I didn't listen since I fell love. But I still study hard. I would tell any other teen girl that it's okay to be in love now but don't have sex until you're married. I am.

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Believe in yourself. Build self confidence through doing what you love to do. Don't "settle." Just DO IT (the right thing). What other people think about you is NONE of your business! So, don't get caught up in negative peer pressure.

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don't let anyone hurt you

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hay what are you doing to day



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Run away to a community in which you can take a wife right away, and pay a sheep as a dowry!

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ME:You are perfect
Old me: really :(
ME: Yes

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Well you are a teen so teens need tons of advice because once your a teen you think are 21 but in reality your only 13 so the best advice would technically be to dont be like other teenagers and be all free so yeah and as always thanks for aswering

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tap dat or else you will regret it

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Go after who is the best looking, but don't let gender slim down your choices.

Aim for the stars, but know its ok to be gay, or to have a three way

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Don't listen to annoying, idiotic dumb asses ... Don't let their comments or hurtful names "brand name" you.

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I have been through exactly what you are going through. I know how you feel. I promise you it gets better. Keep your head up, stay focused and the boyz AINT GOIN NOWHERE!!!!!

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Respect yourself. Love is better when you take the time to get to know one another. It's the thrill of falling in love that makes the sex wonderful. Having sex with someone just to keep him coming back doesn't guarantee that he will. I probably wouldn't listen to this advise but it truly would be the best advise to give. God, I'm smart at 52 but dumb when I was a teenager. Oh, and by the way self, Don't do drugs.

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trust is most important of all

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well i want to help too even i was a teenage In the relationship the first thing to do is study than love education is gold even we forgot anything but never the Education. love can wait

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Don't be afraid to walk away. It doesn't matter how long you waited for that one guy. If he truly cared he wouldn't have done what he did. Believe that you deserve better and then go out and do better for yourself. Don't let your life be uprooted because of his mistake. P.S. Recognize a good thing when you've got it. Stick out your first relationship longer than 5 months because the guy was a gem.

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well if i were to meet a man in my teenage years that looked like me and he gave me advice about a relationship and then when i was older i would want to go tell my younger self about dating and i would be basically going through the same situation again. might be confusing to you but it is totally true.

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to stop thinking i could get my crush to like me, cause i never was able to. i don't really care anymore, she was a bit of a $lu+ anyway.

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Love yourself first. You can make it without allowing someone else to decide your future for you. Do not be afraid of the unknown. The things you think you know are actually what you do not really understand. And finally: DO NOT MARRY THAT GUY, HE IS A MONSTER.

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To make sure that they have a flirtatious side I loo but won't cheet

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be careful who u hang around

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Don't cheat.

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STOP TRYING TO GROW UP BITCH AND HOLD ON TO YOUR YOUTH! That's what I would say!

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do something and be something don't worry about the problems because they'll go away and i'll be a better person tomorrow and i will be something don't listen to all the other people telling you otherwise

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