You shouldn’t try to stop everything from happening. Sometimes you’re supposed to feel awkward. Sometimes you’re supposed to be vulnerable in front of people. Sometimes it’s necessary because it’s all part of you getting to the next part of yourself.
listen I know people will try to get you to smoke weed in high school and tell you it’s awesome and that you’ll finally be one of the cool kids if you do and I’m here to tell you that they’re completely right