stevo wrote:if people tease you about it, then they're not who you want to be friends with anyway because they're not willing to accept you for who you are.
Friends tease. There's a fine line between bullying, attacking, and teasing. Don't be so thin-skinned or lash out at people if they point something out or give you a label. If the attention makes you uncomfortable, then maybe you need to take a step back and think about what is drawing all this undue attention? Do you wear train shirts to school, read train books in class, draw trains on your notebooks, show girls pictures of trains you took, tell friends about the last train you saw? Maybe then too much of your hobby is interfering with your school life. People will pick up on anything different and associate it with you- a funny haircut, strange clothes, a funny accent... give them something else to talk about and the negative connection goes away. Cut back on the train activities at school, join sports, the school play, the newspaper, a club, something. Channel your energies in more than one place, and you won't be labeled for a singular activity.
(this post is not directed towards stevo or anyone else in particular- just an observation)
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