Reasons I'm Like This

Inspired by @ShawnKelly & etc.
  1. Because I'm from a small German town in Texas
  2. Because I have an older brother close in age
  3. Because my mom worked night shifts and my dad commutes to a different city
  4. Because I live within 20 minutes of all of my extended family on my mom's side
  5. Because I had the same group of friends my entire childhood until college
  6. Because I was placed in the gifted program in kindergarten
  7. Because my brother is the "social one" and I'm the "smart one"
  8. Because the longest actual relationship I've had lasted 2 months
  9. Because I had my first truth or dare kiss when I was 8 but my first real kiss when I was 16
  10. Because I don't know what I want to do with my life
  11. Because every woman in my family cries a lot except for me
  12. Because I was raised Lutheran and now I don't know
  13. Because I snuck vegetables to the dog under the table as a kid