As an adolescent I was overly eager to fit in with the “Scrippies,” which was our sarcastic name for the cool kids. I’m sure my overeagerness was off-putting. In sixth grade some girls were called biters, some were called the b-word and some were called the s-word, but I was called annoying. Let me tell you, obsequiousness doesn’t really get you far when it comes to fitting in.
Helping teens grow and families improve connection,
Lauren Goodman, MS, MFT