The Hindsight Notes is a recurring section created for all you readers wanting to participate in THL, but lacking time to write a full letter. Each Note is composed of a question. All you need to do is answer it, in the form of a comment (below).
This week’s topic is: When you were a teenager, what did you want to be “when you grew up”?
Adolescence is like a 7 year long endurance test, laden with career related pressure. We’re told that every test, essay, and exam is leading us one step closer to (or further away from) the University of our choice or our dream career.
So, given the fact that career choice and goals are such an important element in the adolescent experience, we want to know, what did you want to be? Have you become it? Why? Why not? Are you happy with your decision?
As always, I’ll start us out: