It’s normal to freak out about the future.
In reality, you don’t have to choose.
Being yourself is hard when your family has a different idea of what that means.
Militant veganism isn’t for me anymore.
Sex involves a lot of “yes” and “no” questions.
Choosing the path less taken (but more fun).
How to deal with doubt.
Confessions of a lifelong decision-hater.
I hardly ever speak to my family, and it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
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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!