Dealing with the silent treatment, justifying your decisions, and coming back from the words “I’m so disappointed in you.”
Which college? To pierce or not to pierce? These are (some of) the questions.
Reflexes, impulse piercings, and looking for validation online.
Or do I like that you like me?
Lavender satin capri pants, and other things I won’t regret.
High school isn’t the only way to get an education.
What’s stopping you is probably you.
A look back at all my best “bad” decisions.
This has been a test.
How to deal with doubt.
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