Category: Family & Relationships

July 13 / Family

LLP: Everyone has endured family problems at one point in their life to another. This reader shares their story on how they attempted to resolve this issue first-hand. 

Families sometimes fight, argue, and just simply won’t quit.

I know what it’s like when parents fight about everything. The sound of voices shouting makes me frustrated, worried, and upset. I would stay in my room every time they would fight, because it would hurt seeing my parents fight. It hurts having parents that fight all the time, because you can never spend time with both parents, and it’s hard to do work when all you hear is yelling. Read the Post To Those Having Family Problems

LLP: Growing up with strict parents may leave you feeling trapped, but this author lends some words of advice on what he’s come to realize and appreciate of his parents’ tough love.

Alright, so one of the biggest challenges I have had in my life, and still struggle with sometimes, is having parents that are way too strict on me. My mom is a teacher and my dad didn’t really have a father figure when he grew up so he doesn’t have much to look up to. Dad does his best and I know my mom loves me very much, but all the time it is like they won’t let me do near as much as I should be able to do. Read the Post Growing Up

Every “I Love You” Isn’t Real

LLP: This young author shares her story on dealing with an unhealthy relationship that led to anxiety attacks and depression. As her letter shows, you too can get out. 

 

Most people think that it is easy to just jump into a relationship. No, not at all. It isn’t easy. Trust me, I know. You have to be friends before anything. I see a majority of people now today just switching boyfriends more than they change their clothes.  Read the Post Story on Unhealthy Relationships

May 2 / Abuse

To Anyone Dealing With Abuse

LLP: The second letter for our #DearAnxiousYouth campaign touches upon the topic of abuse; read this young author’s story and tips for other abused children.

I’ve been there before. You might not know how to deal with it, but what I did was talk to another adult and ask for advice. Their advice helped me in so many ways, such as being able to talk to somebody else other than family if needed. Another way was me helping myself get out of the situation without getting abused more. Here are some tips on how you can get out of the situation… Read the Post A Letter to Abused Children

Dear girls who feel like they are the only one in the world without a boyfriend

 

LLP: With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it is often tough for single individuals to want a boyfriend or girlfriend. This author shares her story of wanting a boyfriend to realizing what she should really focus on in her life. 

 

I understand what it’s like to be the only one in a group of friends without a boyfriend. It’s not fun. It sucks and it makes you feel like you’re missing out. Everyone is going out on dates with their boyfriend or making out with them in the halls at school, while you go home and watch Netflix and cry everyday. Read the Post A Letter to Girls Who Want a Boyfriend