27 Dec '16, 6am

"Shaming people and putting them down was not at all a fulfilling experience..."

They were shady as hell and would roast anybody that came their way, just for kicks and giggles. Remember the movie Mean Girls ? It was like that, but with Asian girls and school uniforms. I am embarrassed and quite frankly, ashamed to say that I was one of them. The truth is, I hadn't always been a mean girl. In fact, I was quite the opposite. All I wanted was to fit in and to please the people around me, but in turn, I got stepped on and bullied mercilessly in primary school. I (FAR RIGHT) WAS ALWAYS THE BUTT OF ALL JOKES IN PRIMARY SCHOOL. PHOTO CREDIT: YOUTH.SG/ANISAH AZMI This resulted in severe low self-esteem, so I decided to reinvent myself when I entered secondary school. I could be anybody I wanted to be, and I chose to transform into, well, a mean girl. Back then, I made sure I exuded self-confidence, albeit intimidating, coupled with an indifference to everyone...

Full article: https://www.youth.sg/Our-Voice/Opinions/2016/12/Confessio...

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