Breaking up a friendship is hard to do.
Seeking and finding support systems.
Valentine’s Day and breakups.
Who even has the time or money to live the Teen Movie Dream?
When just feeling fine isn’t enough.
“Perfection is unattainable.”
Everything is so much clearer than before.
Friendship-preserving hints, excuses, and the nuclear option.
Exam pressure, relationship pressure, so much pressure.
Plus advice on eating disorders and best friend anxiety—you know, the fun stuff!
May’s theme is HOMESTRETCH.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!