Before you answer the questions below, I would like you to paint a picture of the setting of your youth for us. Take a moment to describe the environment you grew up in. Were you a city mouse or a country mouse? Did you grow up in one location or did you move around? When you think about your youth, what is the most prominent location that comes to your mind. Use imagery to allow us to see where you came from. Try to give a paragraph on this location.
What did you think the purpose of life was in your youth?
What’s a weird habit you had (still have) in your youth?
What was your proudest moment from your youth?
Who did you trust the most while you were growing up?
What is something you loved that also frustrated you?
What did you most often daydream about?
Who is the most genuine person you have known and why?
As a child, what made you lose track of time?
What was the world most in need of when you were young?
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Share a defining moment in your life. How did it affect you?
What were you most afraid of when you were a child? Are you still afraid of this?
If you have kids one day, would you want to raise them like your parents raised you? Why or why not?
If you time traveled and met your younger self, what would be your first impression of yourself?
What emotion did you have the most trouble expressing? Do you still struggle with this emotion?