Self-esteem is a huge issue for teenagers. For some people, low self-esteem could easily turn into a really bad cycle of mistreatment and abuse — and a situation that’s hard to get out of.
VOX ATL went to the Partnership Against Domestic Violence’s Teen Summit, where teens crafted vision boards inspired by dialogue about self love, performed pieces of songs and poetry, and practiced communication around boundaries.
People do not truly understand the problem of domestic violence and do not take it as seriously as it should be. Our goal is for PADV’s Teen Summit to be an eye-opening experience.
…I am not yours.
I am a human and I want to be treated like one.
For a love story, nothing about the film is sappy or clichéd, nor is the movie ever cynical or shy in how it tells this story.
I asked Stone to give some advice to me and all young minorities as we prepare for a world that expresses prejudice against us. “Expect it,” she told me.
She has refined her style to be more personal and unique, thus making her more recognizable stylistically as Willow, the artist.
“My boyfriend’s girl best friends are literally always with him and it annoys me because I don’t like the fact that other girls are receiving his attention.”
“There are always signs when a person is not serious: not wanting to hang out, always talking about sex, or hiding their social media or phones from you.”
“How do you deal with parents who don’t trust you with your significant other? Sex is the farthest from my to-do list, but they can’t grasp that.”