22 Signs You’re An Ex-Convent School Girl

1. You’re cool with doing the heavy lifting – as long as it’s manageable. What? Wait for the guys to come help out? Girl, we went through 10 years of school without a single guy in sight (unless you count that wimpy math teacher), and we did just fine.

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2. You have that one group of girlfriends that you know will be there for you. FOREVER.


3. “Friendship problems” don’t throw you anymore. We’ve been through 4 years in a school full of girls going through puberty all at the same time. It was hell. There would always be at least one person in any classroom PMSing at any one time – plus we pretty much hung out with the same group of girls so much that our cycles literally synched up. Yes, it’s not a myth; it’s true. Which basically means WAR every few weeks. I repeat. It was hell.


4. But then again, that’s what made our friendships stronger than anything else in the world.

Gossip Girl

5. You went through a lesbian phase – or there was at least one moment in your life where you actually looked at another girl and went “Hm. Not bad.”

shane and carmen l word

not bad

6. You recognise that lap dance scene – yes, it’s from the L word.

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7. You remember the first time you wore a skirt without shorts underneath – your thighs had never felt cooler


8. Lesbian tendencies aside, a lot of your conversations with friends had to do with Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Josh Hartnett, Jude Law… and well, every male celebrity that came to our attention.

ryan gosling sexy

Emma Stone Babies

9. For years after secondary school, you never wore a skirt that went below your knees, thanks to a ridiculously strict dress code that you had to follow for a full decade.


10. You look pretty presentable and kind of demure to strangers. But when you’re with your friends, it’s a whole different story.

fuck you very much

11. But in spite of that, the morals you learnt at school have somehow stuck with you through all these years.


12. And you still kind of remember the words to Our Father.

glozel preach

13. And some hymns will never ever leave your mind for good. Like As The Deer. What was with that song?

sister act hallelujah

14. You went through a major vain phase.

mariah carey rather look at pictures of self

15. And have heard people bitch about their weight one too many times


16. You understand that skirt rolling, is an ART.


17. And you hate it when young girls cross the line and go full slut.

jenna-marbles buy a whole shirt

18. You’re definitely not afraid to speak your mind.


19. Because somehow we’ve been trained to be strong, independent women.

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20. And even though we’ve been through a lot of shit as ex-convent girls

talking shit

21. And at times it sort of felt like this:

start over

22. The experience, memories and friendships were all kind of worth it in the end.





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  1. Reblogged this on Walking Disaster and commented:

    Relatable. I miss high school so much. When they said it was going to be the best 4 years of my life, they were right.

    Mind you though, college is and continues to be an entirely different story.

  2. lmfao… sooo true.

  3. Omg! All of this is to the point! And when you leave it’s like your life has ended…

  4. Reblogged this on We'll be a dream and commented:

    I found this on facebook ( dont bother asking me why i was even there, im not sure either) But this post is so accurate i cant even begin to explain. Graduated out of ij and proud to be an ex-ij girl ! ;)

    On a different note, i have many many posts to come, they’re piling up in my drafts folder so get excited!!!

    Proceeding to stalk this new found love-blog now lol

  5. Danielle Bachew · · Reply

    LOLOLOLOL! i love this! life as an Ex-Con :D #copyrighted :D

  6. PS What school did you go to? (I mean, was it a boarding school?)

    1. Haha no. it was a regular school. But I went there for like 10 years so the culture is pretty deeply instilled in me

      1. Hehe, I thought so, you can glimpse from some of those points that it wasn’t a boarding school : ) Still applies and an awesome, awesome post, you totally deserved recognition for this hilariousness.

  7. I went to a private, boarding, convent school in the middle of nowhere, that has been in that middle of nowhere for more than 100 years, spent there 6 years.
    You’re SO right.

  8. the memories shall remains forever and school years was epic! :D Proud to call myself an ex’convent! :)

  9. Reblogged this on unravelmirth and commented:

  10. Reblogged this on nostalgicmermaid and commented:
    this blog makes me miss high school <////////3

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  12. Angela Nantongo · · Reply

    Reblogged this on 0324th NKIMA.

  13. I can related with each n evry point… Ahhhh!!! I miss school n my bitches… Mmuuuuaaahhhh.. THites rock n all convent grls rock!! Cheers !!

  14. moonlightwishes · · Reply
  15. loved reading yr post even i am an ex chelsealite

  16. loved reading yr post even i an ex chelsealite

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