My biological father left when my mom was four months pregnant with me. She has a boyfriend she expects me to call dad and they have been together for nine years. He just doesn't feel like a dad to...
This might sound silly but it’s true: I’m afraid to die. I think about it mostly at night. I look to each birthday with dread knowing that the older I get, the sooner I’ll die. I really love my...
I asked my mom if it was OK to start using tampons. She said no because they can cause cancer. Is this true?
No. Tampons do not cause cancer. Millions and millions of women have been using them...
My best friend eats only once a day, which worries me a lot. She claims to not be hungry. But deep down, I think she's starving herself. I want to bring it up, but what if she's not starving...
I've been trying hard in school, but sometimes I just feel so dumb in class.
—Not a Star Student
Dear Not a Star Student,
Very few kinds shine in every subject. Many students who ace English stumble over math, and many mathematicians...
Me and my best guy friend have been the best of buds since kindergarten. We're in seventh grade now and hang out on weekends. We're as close as siblings. We really want to have a sleepover, and his...
I have a pretty big problem: I'm 12 and I still have a security blanket. I know I should have dropped the habit a long time ago, and trust me I've tried, but I just can't. I hide it...
I have glasses that I have to wear all the time. Recently I found out I’m getting braces. I’m scared of how I’ll look and how people will think of me. I told my friends this and one said...
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