Three Truths for the Teen Struggling with Friendships

See the original post on TheReb here. Tears. Again and again. Fear. Fear that the vicious cycle will send you tumbling off your feet once more. Friendships involve edging out of the shadows and into the piercing light. Friendships involve risk. A lot of risk. Friendships sometimes tear your heart to pieces, while at other …

A Poem: The Mirror

You know the struggle. Society pressures us to be and look a certain way. It can be so tempting to give in to the world and focus on the way we look and how others view us. Do others like us? Do they think we are awkward? Are we just mistakes? Are we beautiful? As …