Oh, sixth grade . . . a year so filled with drama and puppy love that it’s a wonder anyone survives it at all. But most of us experienced it without cell phones and social networks, which is so not the case for kids today! Eleven-year-olds often carry smartphones, have Instagram accounts, and write blogs these days, which leads to plenty of full-blown teenage drama at an early age.
A perfect example of this is a set of texts that went viral, supposedly featuring a conversation between two sixth graders who were “dating.” When 17-year-old Madi Nickens tweeted this “official breakup” conversation between her 11-year-old sister and a boy named Joey, the Internet went crazy over the little girl’s supreme sass level. Here’s how it all went down.