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OMG, peers, stop like pressuring me!

Tweet Interesting NYTimes post about a new teen brain study… The take away is basically that “peer pressure” often comes from within, rather than from your peers. In the experiment, teens playing a driving game made riskier choices when they were told that two of their same-sex friends were watching in another room. So it’s […]

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Your racist friend.

Tweet [From two blogs I wrote on The-N.com, October 2007.] So, someone sent in a question for you guys that I’m going to kind of paraphrase. Basically, the question-asker (we’ll call her Q) just started high school, and a friend of hers that she’s known since 3rd grade started there, too — let’s call the […]

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The Girl Code of Honor

Tweet Yo. This is REALLY OLD. I wrote it in 1999 over on marychen.com. I kind of want to re-visit some parts of it… but here it is! Section One: Dating and “Open Season” Section Two: Declaring the Love of Your Life Section Three: Fashion Section Four: Secrets Section One: Dating and Open Season. Rule […]

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