I love my life but it took me a long time to get to where I am. I have learned that life is not a fairy tale, not because the world is a bad place, but because life isnt meant to be a fairy tale. You will cry, you will fight with those you love, you will lose people against your own will and you will also lose people because of faults you may make. Things can not be perfect constantly because what would life be like then. You just have to learn to appreciate what you are given. I have learned that love is not a giddy all the time happiness that you see on tv, instead love is coming home. It is finding the right fit and doing everything you can to keep it. Friendship is something that should be cherished above all else. Without friends we have no one to guard our back, to laugh with us, or to tell us how stupid we are being. It doesnt matter if you have 2 friends or 200, cherish them. Life souldnt be about regrets, but I realize I would be lieing if I said I didnt have any. I have hurt people I loved because of stupid choices. I may have been younger and more immature when they were made but it doesnt excuse the hurt that those choices caused. You also have to be able to let go of those regrets and just live your life. Challenges will be thrown your way but you simply just have to brush it off, live life day to day, and know that in the end it will all be alright!