Lessons learned from celebrity crushes.
I didn’t want to be ridiculed, and I was suppressing myself because of it.
Tips for those who are dreading going back, kinda excited about it, or somewhere in between.
A talking pig showed me that defining myself is a daily battle worth fighting.
Tips for successfully standing up to authority figures.
Interviews with our most daring friends.
Deep talk about middle school, high school, college, boys, etc.
The election that mattered too much.
Who’s really reading these things?
And July starts with a yeeeuuuuuuggggggh.
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