“Go to your room, NOW!” She boomed at Annika. “You are so unfair!” Annika yelled back before running to her room. She looked at her retreating form, and thought dejectedly, this was going to be more difficult than she had anticipated. “She thinks she is in love. She is only fifteen and can’t see what I can.”
It was like a trip down the memory lane. Only now, it was her own mother trying to make her understand.
Predictably, her “true love” hadn’t been so true after all.
Anju missed her mom.
She wished she knew then, what she knew now.
Infatuation, is a common emotion among teenagers and adolescents who are toying with the idea of being an adult, and being in love while not being emotionally developed enough to make a sound judgement about a potential life partner. It is best to handle such an issue with your kids sensitively and with a lot of love and care.
The above post has been written for Write Tribe’s 100 words on Saturday 2014. Although I am late, it is still better late than never.