As a sophomore in high school, being viewed as a "bookworm" meant being labelled as lame or boring. People view you as an introvert who likes to stay at home all day; they think you hate parties and the idea of dating. In truth, I am that "bookworm" people at school might think as "lame," simply because I love to read, and I'm afraid of social events.
Because I love to read books, a lot of people told me:
- "You read books too much. You should go out sometime."
- "Stop reading books and make new friends!"
- "What the heck, the books you read are so deep! You should really stop and do something else."
And this realization came into me when they told me those words...