How many hours a day should I be wearing my hawley retainer?

Hi! I am a thirteen year old female and I just got my braces off after having them for 19 months. I received a standard hawley retainer for my top and bottom teeth. My problem is, I have a TERRIBLE lisp with it, but my orthodontist told me I had to wear it 24/7. I hate how it looks, and it is very uncomfortable. I don't have a problem with wearing it to bed, but I really don't want to wear it to school, because no one else that I know has to wear their retainer to school. I was wondering if it would be okay to not wear my retainer to school, (school is only seven hours), and then wear it for the rest of the day. I'd also wear it 24/7 on weekends and days off. Would this be okay to do, or would it damage my teeth?

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