I Don't Know About You, But I'm Feeling 22: A Guide
So Twitterverse exploded when Naughty Boy tweeted a link to the track he produced for Zayn Malik earlier today. This after he exchanged a couple of tweets with One Direction's Louis Tomlinson. It wasn't long before "Normal 22" started trending worldwide.
It was only 5 days ago when it was announced that Zayn was leaving 1D to be "a normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight." And fans, after hearing Zayn's demo with Naught Boy, felt sad and betrayed and took to Twitter to air their feelings.
Here at the Candy HQ, we've decided to consult our favorite Taylor Swift on what it's like to be 22. Behold, "I Don't Know About You, I'm Feeling 22: A Guide." We're here for the LOLZ, so please don't get mad!
STEP 1: It feels like a perfect night to dress up like hipsters
And make fun of our exes, uh uh, uh uh.
We're all for dressing like hipsters, but maybe not so much hatin' on the exes.
STEP 2: It feels like a perfect night for breakfast at midnight
To fall in love with strangers, uh uh, uh uh.
Breakfast any time of the day is a great idea! Falling in love with strangers, maybe not.
STEP 3: We're happy, free, confused, and lonely at the same time
It's miserable and magical.
We suppose Zayn is feeling all of these things rn.
STEP 4: Tonight's the night when we forget about the deadlines
Huhu, so do we forget the 5 1Derful years because... it's time?
STEP 5: I don't know about you
But I'm feeling 22
Everything will be alright
If you keep me next to you
You don't know about me
But I'll bet you want to
Everything will be alright
If we just keep dancing like we're
Zayn really needs a ~dance break~ to release all the stress he's been feeling. Are you with us?
STEP 6: It seems like one of those nights,
This place is too crowded.
Too many cool kids, uh uh, uh uh (who's Taylor Swift anyway, ew?)
Sooo... leaving the stadium tour was a 22-year-old thing to do?
STEP 7: It seems like one of those nights,
We ditch the whole scene and end up dreaming
Instead of sleeping.
No more clubbing for you, Mr. Malik!
STEP 8: It feels like one of those nights,
You look like bad news,
I gotta have you,
I gotta have you.
Oh, but how can you ever say goodbye to your loving Directioners? We're definitely NOT bad news, but you gotta have us, right? Right?
What do YOU think being a normal 22-year-old is all about? Leave us a message or tweet us @candymagdotcom so we can discuss this veeeery important topic. We'll be waiting!
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Hi! It's been so long since I planned to post my story in another platform aside from wattpad and now here I am, hoping that my story can be featured here.
My story is entitle "Who Are You," it's a tagalog-english teen fiction story so I hope, those filipinos who visit here can read my story!
WHO ARE YOU: PRELUDE
Sinungaling na ba ako kung sasabihin ko sa inyo ang pangalan ko? Hindi ako sure kung anong sasabihin kong pangalan ko pero may nagsasabi sa aking wag nalang magpakilala sa inyo.
May gusto lang naman akong itanong... Paano kung may makilala ka sa kasalukuyan na nagpapaalala sayo sa nakaraan? Anong gagawin mo kung ang nakilala mo sa kasalukuyan ay may tinatago pa lang sikreto na kahit siya mismo ay walang alam pero may kinalaman sa iyong nakaraan? Anong gagawin mo kung ang dalawang ito ay may koneksyon? Anong pipiliin mo? Ang nakilala mo sa nakaraan? O ang nagpakilala bilang ibang tao sa kasalukuyan? Past? Or Present?
There was this guy I dated for a while but things didn't turn out well. I was so into him that one night I can't stop thinking about him, I've decided to send his MOM a message on facebook confessing how much I like her son. I wish it ended there but no. I had to make it so emotional, lengthy and detailed like the drama queen I am. Luckily, it went to message request so I'm hoping she hasn't really read it yet. Up until this day it makes me cringe whenever I think about it but hey, whenever it pops in my mind I make myself laugh too so thank you self for being unbelievably shameless and brave when it comes to love. I may age faster because I have made a lot of cringe-worthy moments that I constantly make faces out of embarrassment just reflecting on my antics but I know I've made more hilarious memories than what ifs and somehow that makes the disappointments feel more like assurances that I have gave it my all and I have lived as honest (maybe a little to honest) as I could. #ItsOnlyNatural #CanBnatural
I've been investing in arts, photography, and writing. I've also got back to reading the other day and I finished reading this amazing book entitled 300 Things I Hope by Iain S. Thomas. It is all about the things the author hopes his readers to do in all aspects of life. So, I decided to make a version of it with all of the things I'm hoping for.
I hope I get to see my friends be successful in life. I hope to make a big mural someday. I hope to be a well-known artist like the artists I look up to. I hope to marry the person I am in love with today. I hope to be a little kinder to myself. I hope to see happiness even in the smallest things. I hope to travel the world. I hope to be a good mother and a wife to my future family. I hope to have my artworks displayed in a gallery or an exhibit. I hope to learn more about creative writing. I hope I won't learn how to get tired and give up my passion. I hope I won't get too hard on myself whenever I don't get the results I've been wanting to see in my works. I hope to love myself more even on the days I hate it the most. I hope to lead and empower women; to be their voice and for them to believe in themselves that they can be the woman they look up to. And when I've reached my limit of these things, I hope I won't get tired of reminding myself that my emotions don't make me weak, hence, makes me stronger. These are some of the things I always hope for. What about you? What are you hoping for?
I started fixing myself this quarantine. I mean, I started trying makeup products. As a teen, I'm on my phone almost every hour of the day, scroll on my social media accounts, especially Instagram, and also Pinterest where you get to see nice and pleasing photography by bunch of amazing and beautiful people from different parts of the world. So I started taking my own as well. I did not know that taking your own photo and try to get an Instagramable one is sooooooooo hard, it's exhausting. I do not have alot of space in my room, and I would definitely not do it outside our house because of Corona Virus, and I don't want to be seen by our neighbors HAHA so I have no choice but to make tiis inside my room.
Out of atleast 25 shots, only 2 are a nice picture. While I'm all sweaty and tired, I am proud of what I could do beyond my comfort zone. And this definitely built my self confidence, (and I secret love the compliments I received from both people I know and don't know) It's not my first time visiting in here, Candy! But I'm new to writing my thoughts and experiences, so bare with me HAHA.
Until next time!