Have you ever had that feeling? Do people ever say you look younger than you are? I get it a lot and it definitely lowers my self esteem. Could you do a post about confidence? Dear reader — I can relate. I work with tall, well-spoken and put-together individuals, and at times it can feel daunting.
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A subreddit for that self shot taken using a mirror. No minors , even if they are clothed. If you have any suspicions that someone looks a little bit too young, please send us a message immediately. This is a site-wide rule so please help us enforce it. You will be banned for breaking this rule. Every image must incorporate a selfie of a girl that took it using a mirror or some reflective surface. This is the theme of the sub. Feel free to get creative about this.
When I was an only child transplanted to landlocked Indiana from the shores of southern Maryland in the United States — a torture akin to, say, moving to Mars — I discovered Judy Blume. In Maryland, I had danced and painted and written stories. I wrote All the Bright Places because I once knew and loved a boy. And then I lost him, and it changed my life. Whether dealing with loss, mental illness, suicide, addiction, bullying, self-harm, rape, or the feeling of not fitting in, young adult authors are addressing the deepest, darkest issues, and reminding us what it means to live.
The first time Faith-Ann Bishop cut herself, she was in eighth grade. It was 2 in the morning, and as her parents slept, she sat on the edge of the tub at her home outside Bangor, Maine, with a metal clip from a pen in her hand. Then she sliced into the soft skin near her ribs. There was blood—and a sense of deep relief. The pain of the superficial wound was a momentary escape from the anxiety she was fighting constantly, about grades, about her future, about relationships, about everything. Many days she felt ill before school. It would be three years before Faith-Ann, now 20 and a film student in Los Angeles, told her parents about the depth of her distress. On paper, she had a good life. For Faith-Ann, cutting was a secret, compulsive manifestation of the depression and anxiety that she and millions of teenagers in the U.