REMEMBER HOW CLOSE you were to your teenage friends?
You told them the smallest detail of everything that happened to you, did EVERYTHING together and were practically joined at the hip during school.
As adults, we don’t really have friendships like that any more – although maybe that’s because we can braid our own hair now and don’t need your mate’s older brother to sneak into the offo for you.
Squashing in for photo booth pictures
And then sticking them all over your bedroom wall.
Your teenage best friend bore witness to a lot of your fledging experiences – furtive smoking, drinking and staying out late. Who else would have held your hair back as you vomited Linden Village or lied to your Mam about what time the disco ended?
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Hogging the phone
And getting screamed at by the parental units for running up eye-water phone bills.
And not just because it was the school uniform.
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Staying up all night doing prank phone calls for the boys, staying up all night discussing the intricacies of your first bra for the girls.
Signing each other’s homework journals
And passing back and forth notes during class. Constant communication was KEY.
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Getting set up
A rite of passage. A horrifying, mortifying rite of passage.
What do you miss most about your teenage friendships?