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Dear Society

Hey society, it seems like you've been hanging out with me a lot lately.
Well, here's something about that: I don't like you. Not at all. I don't like the way you broadcast 90 pound girls as if that is the right way to be. The way you show off teen moms as if having children out of wedlock is a good thing. How you give the music industry to sex appeal instead of actual talent. As they say, video killed the radio.
Society, you've given me nothing good.
One year of anorexia.
Four years of self-mutilation, still happening despite how hard I try to stop.
More than ten suicide attempts in the four years I've self-harmed.
And a lifetime of low-self confidence.
I don't need your acceptance, society. I am who I am and I don't need you or anyone else to tell me how I should be and who I should love.
Love,
Rachael




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Bethani said...
Dec. 28, 2010 at 6:23 pm:
I've self harmed too and I agree that our society needs to be turned off. 
 
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Enigmaticguitar said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 3:36 am:

Amazing little article! It's true that the society and media had great harm for us! Nowadays what the society promotes is all about sexuality, gossip, hatred and scandals, guiding teenagers toward the opposite direction of truth- love, peace, joy, kindness, purity, self-control......

I've been looking for ways to stay uncontrolled and uninfluenced by the society all the time since I'm a teenager, since its harms are way greater than its benefits. But since we're in the society, we're i... (more »)

 
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