Even if it wasn’t something most of our peers cared about. They hadn’t had time to date, they were busy succeeding.
In some of my more bitter moments, I yell at old journals, “Did you think about anything else?!
(That was also a joke.) My mom WISHED that I would study more and think about boys less. So that wasn’t particularly different or interesting. We dated confident, muscular boys too sometimes, but we thought it was hilarious whenever we did.
My homeschooled friends weren’t particularly unusual in that respect either, though. We talked about the books we were writing, too (because all unschooled girls are writing novels), but mostly we talked about boys. We didn’t know enough of our peers for that to matter. Later, we dated nerdy boys who were shocked that we liked them, and nerdy boys who had never been on a date before. ” I thought that everyone in high school was dating, too. A lot of the serious students I met later on in college and grad school had only been in one relationship, or had never been in a relationship at all.
-Every Thanksgiving your extended family makes jokes about your wedding day, seriously doubting that will ever happen, and asking about your non-existent boyfriend.
Someone who will bring you chamomile tea when you have a cold, hug you when you’re hurting, and always be there for you...) and have an instant heart connection with anyone who loves Blimey Cow.You're the girls who are guilty of thinking you're going to find your future husband at every Christian musical festival or concert you attend (hehehe), are amazingly skilled at Disney karaoke, and can quote way too many lines from Dr Who. (That was a joke.) I wrote long, detailed entries in my journal about the boys I know, rating and ranking them, assigning them numbers and symbols and giving them code names. But I was homeschooled, so I didn’t really know any boys. What we thought about them was all that really mattered.