Fragments from the beginnings and ends of love.
You don’t have to stop loving someone in order to hurt them.
Or do I like that you like me?
And is telling them even worth the risk?
It’s a conversation about so much more than just abortion.
Maybe it’s not so hopeless to be a romantic.
I’m a dating rookie, but a veteran witness of others’ relationships.
The first, most important step is taking care of yourself.
But I’m learning to let go.
Do you have to have sex? And WHAT is a dental dam?
May's theme is HOMESTRETCH.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!