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prompted post bannerIf you didn’t know how old you are, how old would you be?

This is actually easy for me.

21I got divorced from Michael on my 21st birthday and I just kind of stopped aging in a lot of ways, at least for awhile. I started partying and acting like an idiot, going out with any douche who was the least bit nice to me. My bipolar came on full force and I was a whirling dervish for the next 8 years.

But even though I’ve gotten into recovery and matured a ton since then, I still feel inside like I’m only 21. I’ve certainly never felt like I was “old enough” to have kids or own a home. For fuck sake, I’m still just a kid myself! Right?