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I Remember Puberty

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 145 People

    Fortunately, It Wasn't As Bad As It Was For This Chicka

    I grew hair in some new places (ahem!) but at least not where this poor chicka did....OD -- eat your heart out.
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    Awkward

    Me and one of my best friends used to always go down to the river near his house and swim in it. One day we just went out in the summer and he decided that we should go for a swim.. .He had shorts on but I was wearing jeans and new boxers, we were only 11 so we didn't have a...
    giffgaff2 giffgaff2 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    I Remember Puberty

    I was one of the first girls to get boobs and it was embarassing. I was the type of girl that had mainly guy friends and well they made it their daily routine to tourment me abt it. At first i didnt want to accept it i jus felt like they got in the way.  but over the years it...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    My Kids, Green Hair And Playboy

    I get the call from the Police..they have my son at their station...Is he in any kind of trouble I ask...no, they want me to just pick him up...can you describe him they ask.. Sure, he is 5'9", brown hair, blue eyes and slim...he doesn't have green hair they ask?  Listen, there...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Jan 27, 2011

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    How Could I Forget?

    hahaha i don't think no matter how hard i tried i could not forget puberty. it was so confusing and frusterating lol
    LittleFerrett LittleFerrett 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    I Remember Puberty

    Although most girls would have considered puberty to be a gross thing, I thought of it more as myself growing up and maturing. I had seen my older sister naked plenty of times and wasn't grossed out by her pubic hair at all. Puberty came when I was 8. I had breasts when I was 9...
    Athena12 Athena12 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    Omg

    Yes, my journey to womanhood was insane, and I will spare you the details lol.
    MiaMyopic MiaMyopic 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    Murder In Celebration

    I have a friend who is an utter idealist. He recently returned from a family holiday to Florida where he visited the town of Celebration. He was bowled over by its celluloid realisation of the American dream – white picket fences et al.  “So what if it’s a...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 3, 2010

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    The "Birds And The Bee's" Talk

    My parents were hippies and have always been pretty open minded about sex so they never kept anything secret, but never the less, it was still a shock when my Mother decided she needed to sit me down and do a hugely awkward talk about the "birds and the bees" It was a fair few...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2012

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    The Birds And The Bees

    I lay on my bed and waited to die – I was almost 12.   I knew ************ was wrong, it could make you go blind the priests told us. However, like all young boys I was a prolific ****** with perfect sight; priests were liars! So I carried on  – until...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Akshallee, Folks, ...

    ...it really ain't puberty i remember. What i remember is AFTER puberty ;P
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Jun 24, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I haven't started puberty yet and I'm only 11 I'm scared and would like some advice. GIRLS ONLY!!!!!!!!
    mariahspn mariahspn 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Living in a house with 3 sisters two older, one younger, sealed my cross dressing fate. The odds of me being curious about all of their clothing were stacked against me and I never...
    nyloncrush nyloncrush 41-45, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I remember my first painful breakup. I tend to leave lots of destruction in my path, so it didn't end well. His parents probably want to kill me too. Uhh, it is a long story.
    bacongrace bacongrace 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I'm grocery shopping and all I can remember is when we used to do it together. Am I strong enough for this?
    freshh freshh 31-35, F 41 mins ago

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    I remember the taste of his lips on mine... I was seventeen, and it was the summer before my senior year in high school. It was saturday night and my best friend and her family...
    jmaddiee jmaddiee 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    As long as i can remember i have always been terrified of hospitals, just seeing the outside of one gives me the chills, when i was 5 years old i remember the day i got what i...
    M080996 M080996 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I was told I was excited to go to preschool, but once I got inside and realized my mother was leaving I cried. I remember sitting next to a blond haired girl named Christine. When...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I haven't seen him in 3 years and I remember everything about him, and everything the two of us did together. He was my best friend for as long as I can remember. He moved to...
    DenverBroncos21 DenverBroncos21 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I will always remember 8 thing when everything goes wrong. 1. Pain is part of growing: When times are tough, remind yourself that no pain comes without a purpose. Move on from...
    ariellethebest ariellethebest 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was riding down the road today and it's funny the things that trigger our memories. I saw a '71 Monte Carlo black. I was immediately taken back to being 16 and sitting beside my...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Pretty sure I'm one of the oldest people who doesn't remember, cause the grade above me remembers but almost no one in my grade remembers at all cause we were all under 5
    Othkurik Othkurik 16-17, M Sep 22

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    It had to be a Frenchman...I was in summer camp and their were some exchange students from different parts of Europe. Antoine was from Nice, France. He was 16 an I was 14. I was...
    MSCris MSCris 18-21, F Sep 30

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    I had a concussion when I was a junior in high school it caused me to have amnesia. It took two days to remember who I was and left me with short term memory loss. Now I remember...
    cittykatluv cittykatluv 18-21, F Oct 6

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    My first kiss happened during one of the celebration of my classmate in highschool . I remembered its a habit in our town to have a celebration in every house of the celebrant...
    Andrai55 Andrai55 18-21 4 days ago

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    I remember when I was a younger man a happier time in a different place . I followed the job from the north east to the south , and we ended up in the state of Georgia . I totaly...
    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M Sep 23

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    I was 15 and my 1st bf was 19. We drove to the mall to do Xmas shopping and hang out. When we went back to his car, we sat for awhile talking and listening to music. I remember...
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I remember how I first met him. I'm sure he recalls it a lot differently, though. I was 16 and doing my A Levels, I was checking out universitys perhaps too eager and I went to...
    hankpalmer hankpalmer 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I used to watch television advertisements with Billy Mays, and I always liked him. Whenever one of his advertisements came on the television, I would always stop whatever I was...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M Oct 2

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    04/10/2014 I usually do not remember my dreams. But this time it was like real. I dont get any meaning from my dreams. I just want to share. "In Kadıkoy, I was in a street that...
    qaan qaan 22-25, M Oct 4

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    I moved schools in grade 3. I still remember seeing all of the kids who were already friends talking about their summers and all that and I was kind of left out. The teacher told...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F Oct 6

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    I remember him taking me to dance class and telling me I was the best dancer there. That always made me happy because I loved to dance. He always gave me daisies at the end of my...
    KateKittyKate KateKittyKate 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Well I don't go that far back but I do remember in elementary school when we didn't even know what the internet was. Oh and I remember when my brother had a pager.
    oness123 oness123 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I was six or seven, I saw the Bratz perform live. I had reasonably good seats, too! That's the first one I remember, but apparently I saw High Five perform live in concert once...
    iiCHARLIii iiCHARLIii 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I couldn't walk or talk, but I was playing with my toys happily on the bed. Suddenly my mum came in to the room and lifted me away to see my dad. I remember I wanted to continue...
    Bobugu Bobugu 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    The passion. The chemistry. The intensity of feelings. I remember feeling like I had come alive, like someone had replaced the black and white tv with a color model. I remember the...
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I remember when my mom found out I cut.. It was too painful for her to see and she cried. I lied to her. I told her she wasn't the reason why I cut. I told her I was just so angry...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    He was drunk and high. He came to my home at 2 am, I was alone. It was quite strange - he was 15, sad, smelled like weed and had a bottle of vodka. He told me his parents kicked...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I was 14, it was the end of my Freshman year of high school. This boy and I had been talking and texting for about a month, flirting our little hearts out in extremely awkward...
    HeadCase777 HeadCase777 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    How you always sent me a postcard from the sea And talked about the places you had been How you described us as friends And wanted me around so you would not be alone How you...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I remember mind I was in the bathroom I started peeing and seeing blood. I called my mother She said "oh no you becoming a women"
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Oh my...I remember crying "Mom!!!! My childhood has slipped away forever!!!!!" And then I was deathly afraid to use the bathroom (which was very problematic). Thought my uterus was...
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    My first kiss was with an older girl, it happened when we visited my uncles one winter some years ago, it was something that we use to do as a family every year or so, I played for...
    alittlebitnaughty alittlebitnaughty 46-50, M Sep 24

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    Yeah, i remember 9/11 I donated money and the bombs from our military cargo ahhhhhh. Good days
    MatinLutherKing MatinLutherKing 70+, T 1 Response Sep 24

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    What, you mean there was life before the Internet? Actually, technically I suppose Internet (then ARPANET, but that's what it was) went international in 1973, before my birth. Oh...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    My first kiss was in a garage at my boy friend's house. We were both 12. He wasn't my boyfriend just a friend that was a boy, but we kind of liked each other. We searching through...
    cuterabbits cuterabbits 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    It's a memory I will never forget. I was sitting in a small red chair, a tiara was placed on my head. Suddenly a teacher barged into the room. The teacher grabbed my teachers arm...
    CurvyBones17 CurvyBones17 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Every time I remember something funny, I laugh out loud. Sometimes people stare and look at me like, "What the heck is wrong with her?", and that makes me laugh more. XD
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F Sep 29

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