Nowadays I do everything from happy hour to walks on the boardwalk with my parents. In middle school, that wasn’t the case. I didn’t even want to go to a movie with my mom out of fear someone would see me and assume I had no friends to hang with. I don’t think I even spoke to my parents in public from age 12 until 16.
I can totally relate to Beth.
Unfortunately for her, Beth’s parents decided to drop by her ninth grade school dance. Although she asked mom and dad not to...