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    21 Truths Every Late Bloomer Will Painfully Relate To

    I didn't choose this life, it chose me.

    1. Growing up, you had no idea what your friends were talking about half of the time.

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    2. Anyone you had a crush on saw you as just a ~friend~.

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    3. But when someone did have a crush on you, you were completely clueless.

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    4. You were never considered a ~wild child~.

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    5. You were the last person to grow out of things that were considered "just for kids."

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    6. Your "awkward" phase lasted longer than any of your friends.

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    7. You were (probably) the shortest person in your friend group.

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    8. Or your class, for that matter.

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    9. And you were definitely the last person to lose your virginity.

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    10. You were constantly left wondering, "Wait, what does that mean?"

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    11. You often missed out on a lot of things your friends were experiencing because you weren't there quite yet.

    12. Which only led you to feel extra pressure to catch up.

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    13. You were picked last when it came to making teams for gym class.

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    14. Your first relationship wasn't until either the end of high school or the beginning of college.

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    15. You still tend to be socially awkward around new groups of people.

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    16. And you're even more awkward when it comes to flirting.

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    17. You enjoyed "looking" younger than your friends...

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    18. ...but didn't like "feeling" younger than them.

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    19. Whenever your friends are sharing crazy stories about what they did when they were younger, you don't exactly have a ton to share.

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    20. You can spot a fellow late bloomer a mile away, and instantly relate to them.

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    21. And you'll probably look ~young~ way longer than any of your friends.

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    If you feel like a grandma but you’re not a grandma, check out more posts at BuzzFeed’s Old Lady Status group on Facebook.

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