We knew all the lyrics, but we had no idea what they meant when we sang along at the top of our lungs. Bless our hearts, and bless our parents for not laughing out loud – because these 15 songs definitely were not for kids.
#15. Oh, sweet summer child.
Ne-Yo: And I'm so sick of love songs, so tired of tears. So done with wishing you were still here. Said I'm so sick of love songs, so sad and slow. So why can't I turn off the radio?
12 year old me: pic.twitter.com/FYqUcxnI5i
— Jonathan Richard (@JonRichard) May 8, 2018
#14. I mean…I liked sticks?
Gaga : Let’s have some fun, this beat is sick, I wanna take a ride on your disco stick
8 year old me : pic.twitter.com/nSpFELvpzx
— mary (@maryjennaa) November 28, 2017
#13. Kind of intense
#12. Yes! That sounds fun!
#11. We all literally tried it.
Slipknot: I PUSH MY FINGERS INTO MY EYESssSssSSSS
12 year old me: pic.twitter.com/KOb9EOky7h
— Luc (@ellkay_) April 24, 2018
#10. We had so much to learn, but we FELT it.
Miley Cyrus: AND THE SEVENTH THING…I HATE THE MOST THAT YOU DOOOOOOO….. you make me love you.
adolescent, never experienced heartbreak me: pic.twitter.com/ulv2YeuFDQ
— queen quen (@quenblackwell) January 23, 2018
#9. I actually still don’t know what this means. Ha!
“Popping bottles in the ice, like a blizzard
When we drink, we do it right gettin slizzard”
9 year old me: pic.twitter.com/mDsE2oLe93
— 𝔍 – 𝔩 𝔢 𝔞 𝔫🌈 (@LaPaisaGordita) April 29, 2018
#8. But seriously, where were our parents?
Kesha: Don’t be a little bitch with your chit chat, just show me where your dick’s at
12 year old me: pic.twitter.com/v7FJdEBJ07
— 𝕄edusa (@lionessamanda) May 8, 2018
#7. Our minds were going a mile a minute.
3OH!3: tell your boyfriend if he says hes got beef that i'm a vegetarian and i ain't fucking scared of him
13 year old me: pic.twitter.com/ZABeMbGwdj
— jake (@jakegrnr) May 4, 2018
#6. I wouldn’t sing this around my mom now, tbh.
“Girls call me jolly rancher cause I stay so hard you can suck me for long time oh mah gawd”
12 year old me: pic.twitter.com/6TCvK0v1ke
— Khadi Don (@KhadiDon) May 4, 2018
#5. Exploring emotions was a big thing.
hayley williams: when i was younger i saw my daddy cry and curse at the wind
my 14 year old self: pic.twitter.com/jXW8hdSlR5
— maeve ⋆ (@shutupmaeve) January 28, 2018
#4. Sing it loud!
Swedish House Mafia: I tell her, wear suspenders and some PVC and I’ll film it all up on my JVC
12 year old me: pic.twitter.com/mrW93V2QXC
— Kieran (@Youngyy_) April 22, 2018
#3. We knew that one day we WOULD have husbands. So…
P!nk: I guess I just lost my husband I don’t know where he went so I’m gonna drink my money I’m not gonna pay his rent
11-year-old me: pic.twitter.com/woDqCjfqSm
— Splenda Pappy (@caroline_oreo) January 7, 2018
#2. Our imaginations were so good.
Beyoncé: if I were a boy
12 year old me, also a boy: I THINK I COULD UNDERSTAAAAAND pic.twitter.com/i5A8eDDaJm
— Call Me By My @ (@NotAgainBen) January 25, 2018
#1. I mean, that sh*t was catchy.
“Honey came in & she caught me red handed creeping with the girl next door, picture this we were both butt naked banging on the bathroom floor”
7 year old me: pic.twitter.com/gRieoKzkG2
— Poppy 🌻✨ (@poppyoa) May 8, 2018
I kind of can’t wait until my own kiddos go through this phase. Sweet innocence!