When You’re a Preteen but Have a Crush on an Adult

The lines can get confusing.

Photo by Ben Hershey on Unsplash

When I was about twelve, I had a huge crush on this guy (we’ll call him Tim). And it seemed as though he liked me too. The only problem was…

He twenty-three. (Again, I was twelve.)

For context, my family didn’t cook, and instead, we went out to dinner most nights. Most…



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Elan Cassandra

Elan Cassandra


Writer and Writing Mentor. Screenwriter. Honest. Human. She/Her. @elancassandra on Instagram, @ElanCDuensing on Twitter. https://linktr.ee/elancassandra