A+ Members! A Question: What Advice Would You Give Your Tween Self?

Birthdays are a great (terrible?) time for self-reflection — and what better occasion to mentally travel through time back to being a tween than Autostraddle's 12th birthday which is on March 9?!

So, A+ friends, we're asking: what advice would you give your 12-year-old self from your current vantage point?

And do you want to share that advice with other A+ members? Who knows? Maybe we'll all have a very cathartic b-day situation. The advice will publish in an A+ post on March 9, Autostraddle's 12th Birthday!

Submit your advice here. Please get your advice in before the morning of Monday March 8! That way it can be included the following day.

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Nico Hall is Autostraddle's A+ and Fundraising Director, and has been fundraising and working in the arts and nonprofit sector for over a decade. They write nonfiction and personal essays and are currently at work on a queer fiction novel and podcasts. They live in Pittsburgh. Nico is also haunted. You can find them on Twitter and Instagram as @nknhall.

Nico has written 221 articles for us.