What is Memorial Day, anyway?
How to get your ex to like you again
Meet the girl who ditched prom to help the homeless
Little Mix's new single teaser is basically magic
Gallery-worthy wall art you can DIY
How to make cut off denim shorts
How to protect your strands from the summer sun
The sugar-free French toast recipe you need to try
Hit the beach this summer with the PBteen towel from our June/July swim fashion shoot!
GL's Behind-the-Scenes of Strange Magic
More Friends = More Fun
CREATE A PROFILE
GL Tweets !
7 HOURS AGO Macra-makeover your room with this amazing #DIY curtain: http://t.co/1yf4hYqfGd pic.twitter.com/Puo3UywA4y
8 HOURS AGO Holey-y moley. Don't miss these #DIY doughnuts: http://t.co/tkK4zYNyVS pic.twitter.com/NVTvFa3zRs
9 HOURS AGO This is seriously the best fat-burning workout EVER: http://t.co/WHMmMNB4Ks pic.twitter.com/PoXZEFMeKi
17 Comments | Add Yours
This can be very hard! But you gotta hang in there. I'm sure that everyone has told you "When one door closes, another one opens!" But it can be hard to find that door. Take a look at your new class. Be extra vigilant. Did you find someone that looks like potential friend? The shy girl in the corner? Well, don't keep quiet. Find your new acquaintance! Start out small. Offer her a piece of your dessert. Then the next day, do the same. Until you feel your strong enough, ask her if you can sit with her at lunch. She should say yes. Build on your relationship from there! hope this helps!
(And if it doesn't, don't sweat! Try finding clubs or activities outside of school you'll like. You'll most likely find a friend with the same interest!)
by indibrown10 on 1/14/2012 10:35:47 AM
Okay so ive moved to a new school this yr and I feel like nobody want me there. Ill have to stay at this school for the rest of my elementary hood so that makes it even worse. Im depressed sometimes and sometimes cry because of it and I dont like it at home either. I feel like I belong at my other school because of like a million things. What should I do?
by izzyrose on 11/9/2011 5:41:26 PM
I am kind of going through the same thing when I think about it, except to not that extreme where I have no real friends and don't talk at all. But I'm trying to get over it, too
by marshmelo on 11/8/2011 6:12:17 PM
I think it's so amazing that you sort of healed yourself. I know that some people can't do that and I think it shows just how strong you are as a person to be able to do that. I'm so so sorry that you had to go through that though. Now that you know how it feels, help other people too! Good job getting the word out! You're very inspirational to me
by reesesgal16 on 11/2/2011 10:44:49 PM
Wow. That is so sad. It wasn't even other people to begin with.
by flyaway99 on 10/29/2011 2:28:35 PM
Thank goodness she stopped!
by vanessakay on 10/27/2011 11:40:21 PM
by eemmais on 10/27/2011 11:08:17 PM
by cutiecupcakegirl17 on 10/27/2011 10:49:11 PM
i <3 this
by chocolatecharme on 10/27/2011 10:14:10 PM
this is a great example of how depression affects us. i think that it fits the theme perfectly, i agree with the first comment, because i belive that just saying hi or being nice to someone can be a big influence in the wy ppl look at themselves
by gingeriscute22 on 10/27/2011 9:45:01 PM
by hypershrimp on 10/27/2011 6:36:21 PM
Thank you for sharing such a lovely story; the word needs to be spread... that it DOESN'T have to be this way. You should be very proud of yourself, being able conquer your inner demon.
by biskii on 10/27/2011 6:20:14 PM
I love this author! She's amazing! So inspiring! And thought provoking too.......
by Analeigh457689 on 10/27/2011 6:09:53 PM
Your story really touched my heart. Sometimes people will look at quiet people as the odd one out, the one nobody ever wants to talk to, but we need to reach out, and be that person, the one person who could make a difference in their life, and maybe even save a life.
by AnnaBelleSymone on 10/27/2011 4:17:16 PM
I understand your point, but the description of the contest is "Ready to share your own story about being bullied, being the bully or stepping in to stomp out bullying?" Lauren not only was bullied by herself, and, briefly, by others, but also, she bullied herself. She fits into more topics of the contest then most of the other fine submissions.
by floweroni on 10/27/2011 4:14:02 PM
wow... first comment
by kristadakota on 10/27/2011 3:56:27 PM
I think it's great how we're getting the word out to be nicer to ourselves, but, no offense, I don't really see what this has to do wtih anti-bullying. I'm not saying that this isn't and important story to tell girls, but I just don't think it fits in with the whole theme we're trying to get here. That's just my opinion though.
by cmn5297 on 10/27/2011 3:50:47 PM
Quiz: Are you the best BFF ever? Grab your bestie and CLICK HERE to test your friendship IQ!
QUIZ: Are you the best bestie?
How well do you *really* know your BFF?
Grab your best bud and CLICK HERE to take the ultimate friendship test!