Sorting through the souvenirs of a relationship.
When the end of a relationship makes you re-examine your routine.
My “adult” and “young” selves are in a tug of war.
Self-doubt and doubting love.
A series of drawings on disappointment.
Stills from an imaginary movie about the end of love.
Failure doesn’t mean you have to live with unhappiness.
Tips for soothing yourself after a separation.
After love leaves.
A guide to cutting ties and creating distance when your loved ones aren’t fighting the same fight as you.
May’s theme is GRADUATION. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
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!