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Stop Romanticizing Mental Illness This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I can't log in to Tumblr anymore without seeing it all over: black and white photos of Violet and Tate from “American Horror Story,” showcasing tragic subtitles; smudged Sharpie handwriting on walls talking about low self-esteem; text posts... (more »)
The Myths of the 50's Housewife This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Often we look back on things as if they were flawless. We don’t see the problems because we don’t live them. We don’t see them if no one wanted to talk about them even when they were happening. In the 1950’s we had just gotten back from... (more »)
Confessions of a Teenage Perfectionist
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Whether we admit it or not, everyone is striving for perfection, despite that fact that we are repeatedly told that it’s not possible. As Miley Cyrus put it so concisely, “nobody’s perfect, we live and we learn it”. However, everyone still... (more »)
Is It Really All About the "Likes"?
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The answer to most teens is, YES! I am seeing that many of my peers have an unhealthy obsession with how many "likes" their pictures (especially selfies) receive on Instagram. Many of my friends seem to believe that the more likes they... (more »)
Dear Tumblr
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Dear Tumblr, We've been through this before. I'm sorry, but my mind is not going to change. I can't deal with you all day anymore, I have a life to go back to. I'll miss you. I couldn't have asked for a better friend,... (more »)
Gaming/Career Advice
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Have you ever learn something from playing games? Sure you have. Everybody does. Say you’re playing a survival game, like Call Of Duty Black Ops Two. When you watch carefully you can learn how to load various guns, or where to shoot a person.... (more »)
Women Are like Trophies
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I was on pinterest today. Like many other days I was scrolling through images of cats, funny anecdotes, and the odd romance advice that tends to pop up here and there. When suddenly an image of a girl staring into a mirror caught my eye. The... (more »)
I'm Here...
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When I look at you,I see a person who keeps all the pain inside yourself....but one? day you'll break down like everyone does cause you took in too much...and when that happens,I want to be there...not to tell you "I told you... (more »)
#SocialMediaSkills
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I never thought I’d be much of a ?#?twittergoddess?. But I was wrong. I’m a Twitter ?#?freak?. I’m a Twitter ?#?maniac?. I will rule all of ?#?socialmedia?. I will be your ?#?internetqueen?. I mean, I’ve had an account for... (more »)
Dystopian Dream
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When the word “utopia” comes to mind I see visions of tall silver buildings caressing the skyline with jaunty people at the root of every building. Each and every one of the people would be conversing and hugging and most importantly, smiling... (more »)
Drowning
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Have you ever felt like you were drowning when you are all alone? The feeling of no one being able to help surrounding you like the water, pulling you down inch by inch. It seems so slow to you but really it happens in seconds. Instead of water... (more »)
Girls "Perfect Bodies"
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Advertisements all around the world with girls “perfect bodies” on it. Even advertisements are trying to show the importance of having a “perfect body.” I think that this is very wrong because everybody is different. Not every girl is... (more »)
The Reality of Nothing
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When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a princess. I wanted a pink castle and a closet full of puffy dresses. I wanted an entire kingdom to adore me and to go to balls and dance with princes. I'm not sure if it was Disney that brought the... (more »)
The Acceptance of Change
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There is a very well-known saying that if you do not change, you are not truly living. In life, we can never predict what might happen in the future, even if we do our planning of what we want to achieve in the future, the future is a great... (more »)
Easy Rules to Remember While Doing “Teenage...
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We are only young for so long so why not live a little. At this point we have no real problems or responsibilities. Things are going to be quite confusing for you as a teenager so whatever ideas or opinions you think you have, don’t. Instead let... (more »)
Selfie= Self-Obsessed?
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As you may know "selfie" was picked as the word of the year in 2013 by lexicographers responsible for updating the Oxford dictionary. The other contenders were "twerk", "shmeat", "olinguito",... (more »)
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