Breaking My Life Down Piece By Piece Essay

2539 Words Nov 11th, 2016 11 Pages
Breaking my life down piece by piece, and analyzing it in another perspective makes me compare my life to the theories and concepts we have recently discussed. Everyone lives different experiences depending on a variety of factors. For me, mine seemed to be similar to the ones in the book, but yet, not identical. The older I got the more I learned about the so-called “puberty”. It was discussed in school, at home, and among peers. By middle school, many of my friends had already had their menarche, but it was age 12 before I had mine. Even though I did not proceed to have mine until a few years later, I still believe mine was about on time. In the book, chapter 14, it discusses how during the onset of puberty rapid physical growth occurs. For me, that was not the case. Growing up in my younger years, I was usually the same height or taller than most of my friends. When we all began puberty, their “growth spurt” was more dramatic than mine. To this day, I am one of the shortest among my friend group. On the other hand, my hormone production was very traditional. It came with stress, hunger, and many moods. In other words, I was the average teenager. People say the prime time of life is your early 20’s, and that might be the case, but your teenage years are the most important in my eyes. During these years, you get the chance to really define and understand yourself, well, at least I did! These were the years where I got to figure out who I truly was and wanted to be. In…

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