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I write something like ''peck.'' Actually, I write ''peck peck,'' and, yes, I'm still mortified about it.
Even though this is an experiment, and even though he says he's ''crazy 4 older women'' (this time I've said I'm 18), it still feels weird.
I write ''16/f'' and ask him if his screen name, Flock82, was inspired by the 80's synth-pop band A Flock of Seagulls. I struggle to remember their big hit but realize I'm dating myself in doing so.
'' I can't remember their biggest hit,'' I write, ''maybe I'll ask my older brother.'' Perhaps sensing a fraud, Flock82 moves on.
As the psychoanalyst Erik Erikson contended, adolescence is a period ''during which the individual through free role experimentation may find a niche in some section of his society, a niche which is firmly defined and yet seems to be uniquely made for him.'' Herein lies the thrill of the on-line self: its malleability, its plasticity, the fact that it can be made up entirely of your own imagination.