Young Michael in Year 7. I was 11/12.

My mum definitely didn’t respect me.

I was in Year 7 (I spent that year in the UK) and despite my consistent protests, my mum decided that she would be the most suitable person in the world to cut my hair. I tried to explain to her why I was quite averse to her doing this. I told her that what she was doing was having a negative impact on me mentally and emotionally by destroying one of the most important and significant things to a…