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Guest Post – Trying to Get Therapy: Asking Questions Beyond “How Long Have You Been Practicing?”

A guest post by Chihaya: If you’re thinking about trying to get therapy, I recommend Gruntled and Hinged’s guide as a starting point. I want to add to this some scripts for asking sensitive questions and ending therapy if it turns out it’s not a good match. The Backstory: I’m …

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Guest Post: Barbie the Feminist

This is a guest post from former Teen Skepchick contributor Elles. The phenomenon of cartoon shows written to be enjoyed by adults is fascinating. In the case of My Little Pony and Barbie, they take a toy for which all you can do is brush the hair and dress it …

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Cross-Post: To Katie and Arin

Note: This post was originally published on Queereka by Cheyenne on July 26, 2013. Hey there, ya’ll. You don’t know me, and even if I’m lucky enough to have a few moments of your time, we still won’t be all that close by the end of this letter. That’s fair, …

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Guest Post: A Mother’s Plea to Bullies

This is cross-posted from Skepchick. Please visit the original post to share your thoughts and comments. Laura Stone, a blogger at Hey, Don’t Judge Me (well known for her Game of Thrones recaps), recently contacted us with some sad news. Her teenage son Austin has been dealing with bullies at …

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Guest Post: Fad Diets

A guest post by Lucy: It has for a long time been considered that teenage girls are one of the groups of society who have the poorest diets and levels of nutrition due to pressure from media and peers to look like the ‘perfect’ woman. Being surrounded by teenage girls …

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Guest Post: The “M” Word

A guest post by Mox: A recent and recurring disagreement that I have been having with my mother centers on the idea of marriage. Ever since I turned 21 and remained single, she has become increasingly worried about my impending marriage or lack thereof. I monotonously reply each time that …

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Guest Post: Hormones-Playing the Blame Game

A guest post by Xe'nedra: So…some days I just feel down in the dumps and today was one of those days. My friend came over to visit and I was looking forward to seeing him. Shortly after he arrived however I started feeling super sad for some unknown reason and …

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Guest Post: The Silent Half

A guest post by Sara: Television is a huge influence on us. We learn more about social norms from television than from our parents. And yet, when was the last time you saw a TV show that features a strong female character? When was the last time you found a …

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