Cognitive And Personal Experiences: The End Of My Adolescence
2. The end of my adolescence was around 17. I was finally done with puberty, I had my first heartbreak and I fully understood what it meant to be independent and I had mature dramatically …show more content…
Late: Towards the end of my adolescence I wanted much deeper relationships and I wanted to find friends that shared personal values and morals similar to my own. I became a social butterfly once again, but had no motive become the popular kid in school.
i. Beginning: I hated learning. I enjoyed going to school but I was always scared to make myself look dumb that I never really participated openly in class. I knew I was smart and I did well in classes but I never flaunted my grades or joined any math clubs because I didn’t want to be known as “The Nerd.” ii. Middle: I became more open to learning and was slowly breaking out of my shell. I was beginning to openly participate in class. I noticed that I was becoming more mature and that I was beginning to understand that it’s better to be smart than someone who always answers the questions wrong. iii. Late: I wanted to be successful in school. I joined several different clubs, I wanted my brain to grow and I was starting to think about my future. My critical thinking skills were getting tuned to perfection and I was no longer thinking of just myself. In middle adolescence I was excited to try new things and experiment in risky behavior, but by this age I knew that risky behavior had consequences that could ruin my …show more content…
i. Beginning: I was still immature and excited for childhood. I was ignorant to the adult life and was scared of death. The last thing I wanted to do was grow up. I was also very scared of the idea of sexual activity. ii. Middle: I was self-conscious and was very aware of my bodily changes and hated the way I looked. I wanted to be like the models seen on TV and have the perfect skin. I was also very concerned about the thoughts my peers had of me. iii. Late: I grew comfortable with my body. My confidence was growing and I was excited to become a woman.
i. Beginning: I never really thought about my moral beliefs. I was still young and ignorant that my moral beliefs were just to be respectful to my elders and to treat others how I would want to be