My life is so confusing. Just when I think I have one problem solved, another rushes in to take its place. At the moment, I’m battling feelings. Feelings of love. Feelings of resentment. Feelings of loneliness. It’s wearing me down. I just handle things SO badly, and I don’t know where to go from here. … More Fighting My Feelings
Do you ever just feel completely alone in the world? For maybe a day or so, you want to shut everyone out because they couldn’t possibly understand you, but the next day you’re reaching for them with open arms because you’re tired of being lonely. Do you ever find yourself just lying in bed crying, … More Why Do I Feel This Way?
Dear sweet little Sunshine, Right now, you really are still sweet. You’re ten years old, the picture of innocence. You haven’t been taken over by an insane desire to be cool, you’ve never gone crazy for a boy, and your parents are like the Holy Grails of knowledge. You run through life without a care … More Teens Tell Their Story: A Letter to My Former Self
I’m going to admit something: When I wrote my first ‘Moving On’ post, I was lying. I didn’t think I was lying. I thought I really had moved on and that I was looking ahead to the future. But what I didn’t realize was that I was still missing the person I thought I had … More Moving On: Part 2
I am also an awkward, clumsy, spineless chicken. I went to graduation at my school yesterday. The boy was there. Did I talk to the boy? No, no I did not, because every time I looked at him I felt like I was drowning. Drowning, I tell you. At the reception, he and his friends … More The Reality: Awkwardness
My family is planning to move to Nevada after I finish high school. I just completed my freshman year, and yesterday I was obliged to tell my best friend of three years the somewhat frightening news. I comforted myself with the thought that graduation is still quite far, but my friend insisted that she remembered … More The Year of Self-Discovery
So remember the girl who found love? She’s not so sure she wants it anymore. She figured out that there are different kinds of love, and she’s trading one kind for another when she gives everything up for the boy. She’s losing something. She’s losing someone. Someone she loves more than either of them ever … More I Love You