Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

AN HOUR AGO QUIZ! Are you a total gossip queen?: http://t.co/MKLOaEeVD2 pic.twitter.com/fHIEai2rDS

2 HOURS AGO Crop tops can totally be school appropriate! Here's how: http://t.co/w0hGFUAq5e pic.twitter.com/Eno2nwFOx2

3 HOURS AGO 5 totally cute ways to DIY your iPhone case: http://t.co/WNfLtVWNQn pic.twitter.com/EBWN9g1pjY

 

sponsored links

Safety In Numbers

 
About month ago, I walked home from school. While I was walking, I heard a loud car driving really slowly. Then the people inside opened their doors and completely stopped their car. They offered me a ride; they were about two 20-year-old men. It really scared me, and I never told anyone because I didn’t want my parents to call the police. I don’t think I did the right thing. Now I’m paranoid of being kidnapped. What should I do? Should I have told? Is it really that big of a deal?

-Paranoid of Kidnappers


Hey girl,

Ever hear of the saying “There’s safety in numbers”?  It’s so true. Even when I’m at the mall, my mom reminds my sister and I to stay together. Listen hon, I’m not trying to scare you, but there are scary people out there and you absolutely have to be careful all the time.

You obviously did the right thing by not getting in the car with those men. But you definitely should have told someone. If you didn’t feel comfortable telling your parents, you could’ve called another relative or told one of your teachers the next day. Since you’re still feeling a little overwhelmed by the situation, it may not be a bad idea to talk to your school guidance counselor about what you’re going through. It’s totally natural to feel the way you do and no one is going to judge you.

Remember, better safe than sorry. Next time you walk home, be sure to take at least one other friend with you. If this isn’t possible, find out if you can take the bus, carpool with a friend or have one of your relatives pick you up from school. You didn’t overreact; you did do the right thing. While, thankfully, nothing happened this time, you never know what could happen, so it’s important to be on your guard at all times.

Lots of love,
L’Oreal

POSTED ON 6/27/2009 7:00:00 AM

POSTED IN

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
X
 
Fall is almost here! Cute clothes, pumpkins and cider, OH MY! What makes you most excited for the fun change of seasons?



 
 

*Win* a trip to meet R5's Rydel Lynch!

 

Want to rock your life this year? Check out Rydel's new guide to fashion, fitness, friends, fun (and everything else!) and CLICK HERE for your chance to meet her.

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links