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Smoking Weed to Fit in

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Names have been changed. When I started 7th grade, I became insecure about my body. My friends were more developed physically than I was and got more attention from boys. I was taller and skinnier than they were. This insecurity was all in my mind. I was often told that I was pretty by other […]

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Owning the Stage

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In elementary school, I discovered that I was a talented hip-hop dancer. Each afternoon, I jumped high in the air, swirled my arms around in a fluid motion, fan-kicked, and shook my long braids. We often rehearsed in front of teachers and some classes. They clapped like they were at a Beyoncé concert, producing a […]

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Anonymous

I Became a Bully

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Names have been changed. Middle school was the worst period of my life because of bullying. I was awkward, antisocial, and shy. I liked nerdy things like video games, anime, and comic books. I didn’t dress like most kids in school, and I had wild, untamed hair that was thick and messy. I did find […]

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Anonymous

Betrayed and Exposed

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Names have been changed Two years ago, when I was a junior in high school, a beautiful girl approached me on a messaging app. I texted her back, and we talked for hours. We figured out that we lived near each other. I was 17 and she was 20. She told me that her name […]

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