Are young teens these days skipping out on the "awkward phase"? And is it good or bad?

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I was passing by my middle school recently with the bus and the 12-14 year old girls that went on looked like they could be 20! They looked older than me tbh. 😩 All the perfect makeup and contouring. And their conversations were like "omg your IG post yesterday, ass looked so fucking big, babe you so thiccc" 😍

*cringed so hard*
Are young teens these days skipping out on the
Can't stress how true this picture is tbh (I seriously have pics like the top pictures ๐Ÿ˜…).

Like they look so olddd, Im having 13-14 year old boys hitting on me these days because they think Im probably their age (cause Im short), and when they get to know my age they're like oh shit, really? Wasn't like that AT ALL when I was 13.

Im pretty sure its good to go through the awkward self discovery stage so you eventually become your own person, nowadays these girls are trying to look like every instagram model out there, and look "thic" like they do in the music videos and instagram. To be honest when I was 13 the bodies of women in media didn't even bother me or my friends one bit...

They're just so look and social media obsessed and stressing about everything looking "on fleek", I don't really see them living their kid life while they can and they look like they're in SUCH a damn rush to grow up and being obsessed about being Insta famous and "dating" a guy with a six pack /or a girl with "curves"...

Is this something that happens for every generation or is there something about the age of heavy social media that are changing kids? Will these girls look back at their old pics and look at them the way I look back in my awkward phase or not?

Disclaimer: Yes I know not every preteen and teen out there is like this but many are.
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