Articles with high school

A Blurry Image of Love, Lust and the Teenage Mind

A Blurry Image of Love, Lust and the Teenage Mind

Love, lust and the teenage mind. Yep, I was a hot mess back in high school. I remember it vividly. Although I considered myself a goober, I sort of fit into almost every social group – including the “sportos, motorheads, geeks,…

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High School is Quicksand

High School is Quicksand

I will have been at this school for nine years and it’s starting to make me feel unshiny. Like a blanket that’s been washed too many times and isn’t soft anymore or a word that’s been said too much and has…

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Emily Peotto

Emily Peotto is an aspiring writer who likes to talk a lot, sing loudly, and psychoanalyze her friends. She wants to write about things that matter, and she wants to figure out what matters. A special thank you to the people that brought her here today (you know who you are).

High School Teen Age Dreams

High School Teen Age Dreams

So, it’s 1992 and I was thinking about you as I lined the last of my lid – put my hoop earrings on, shouldered the Jansport – I’m gone — way before Paris, my tiny white dog’s name was Kid. My…

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Elizabeth Regen

Elizabeth Regen lives in Los Angeles but is a 3rd generation Manhattanite, hailing from NY, NY. Elizabeth is a mom of two girls, ages 13 and 4. She's been married for over 10 yrs. to her hard working husband. She is an actor and a writer and believes in finding creative ways to empower women and young people.

After 35 Years, I Finally Grew a Pair

After 35 Years, I Finally Grew a Pair

After 35 years, I finally grew a pair. That’s right, I finally stood up to a childhood bully. The end result of my adventure, however, is still quite a shock. Let me explain. I was bullied as a teenager as I…

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