Advice on what to do when you’re caught in the middle of a messy divorce.
When bad relationships offer a false sense of security, letting go of them feels like waking up.
Tooth-related dreams and injuries, and practicing optimism.
A dance with Princess Nokia, clashes with a stepparent, and random acts of kindness.
Separation and anxiety.
“I dream of ways to tell my classmates that Islamophobia is not OK.”
I moved out the summer before high school, and it’s a decision I still struggle with.
Parent drama, stepparent drama, and more finals.
Home is suffocating.
The end of an argument, and longing for human contact.
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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!