Friendship

You’re not alone

Hi! I am a 16-year-old who had depression at the early age of ten. I had a lot of suicide attempts, that lasted until I was in eight-grade. I was ignored, bad-mouthed by my classmates for...

Ripples

It was a September evening in 1968 when two men dressed in their military dress blues knocked on the door of our home. I remember it like it was yesterday. They came to tell us that my...

Finding and Forgiving Yourself

This is my story on how I overcame hardships in my life, and found myself again, even though I had believed that I wouldn’t. And I hope that at least one person finds this story and is...

“The wounded recognized the wounded”

At the age of 11 your dreams were snatched away from you. The key people in your life rejected you for telling the truth about your abuse, but you are not alone. Your Childhood which should...

One and Only Friend

I always had trouble keeping friendships with people. Not sure if it is because I tend to be more selfish than most, or forget to take my meds, who knows. But I do remember meeting this one...

I love the city

I was five years old when I first realized I was gay. Being the eldest daughter of immigrant parents, there were many things I wasn’t allowed to do and experience. I wasn’t able...

Life on Brentmoor Ct (pt. 3/4)

LIVING IN REALITY Before she knew it, Ivy was in 8th grade, and reality, as it was, became normal yet again. She began to think less and less about her father’s imprisonment, but she...

Mistakes you shouldn’t make

Hi guys, my name is Chavonne. I was always a shy girl, I started preeschool and EVERYTHING was fine, the first two years went smoothly, then I started primary school the first two years...