Category: High School

It's Not You, It's my OCD

It's Not You, It's my OCD
  Dear Past/Present/Future Crushes, You’re probably feeling pretty smug. You probably think your lean physique and charming smile is what got me hooked. Or how you volunteer at The Ronald McDonald House every week. Or how you’re funny, but not cocky enough to try stand-up. You’re not wrong, but you’re also not right. Sure, the... Read more »

Part III of Rock Bottom: My Year in a Cult

Part III of Rock Bottom: My Year in a Cult
(Continuation of Part I & Part II) This is my third attempt at writing this post. The words I have written just haven’t done my adolescence justice. The therapeutic boarding school I attended from 2010-2011 had such an impact on me, that I don’t know where to start. Thus begins my third (and hopefully final) attempt. Monarch School... Read more »

Part II of Rock Bottom: My Experience in the Troubled Teen Industry

Part II of Rock Bottom: My Experience in the Troubled Teen Industry
Continuation of Part I of Rock Bottom: My Experience in the Troubled Teen Industry   Part II By the end of sophomore year, my parents knew they couldn’t help me. They had exhausted every resource available to them, and didn’t know what to do with me. So they enlisted the help of an educational consultant. Educational... Read more »
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Part I of Rock Bottom: My Experience in the Troubled Teen Industry

Part I of Rock Bottom: My Experience in the Troubled Teen Industry
I started writing this blog post a few weeks ago. I wanted to talk about my experience as a “troubled teen” and my time entangled in the troubled teen industry. And then, about two weeks ago, I found out that my therapeutic boarding school I attended from 2010-2011 had been shut down due to “financial”... Read more »

Anton Yelchin, You Were My Surrogate

I was really sad when Anton Yelchin died. He had been the answer to, “Who’s your favorite actor?” for a few years, as well as the background on my computer, so you could say it hurt more for me than most. But I’ve started to wonder why he was my favorite actor. In all honesty,... Read more »