It’s a nice place to be, with no one but me.
“I did not mean to get pregnant—it just happened.”
I thought looking good would mean freedom from anxiety and depression.
Catching up with Ry B., Minna, Caitlin H., Dylan, and Naomi.
Notes after therapy.
Tips on stigma, diagnosis, treatment, dissociation, and exercising empathy.
Changing therapists and trying to escape.
You can venture into the world even when your insides are freaking out.
Crying in public—never mind the onlookers.
January’s theme is POSSIBILITY. 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!