You’re expecting your first child. You’re happy; your family’s happy. It’s going to mean a total shift in your life, but you’re ready for it. You’ve always wanted to have
Dear Jen, The police have come and gone. Everyone’s OK and the damage isn’t too bad. But still: it happened. You caused an accident. Now you’re sitting in an empty
Dear Shirley, You are lost. You cannot comprehend what has happened. Your mother has just passed and you have been separated from your whole family. At nine years old, you
Dear John, You are going through a rough spot. I remember how tempting it was to feel as if nobody understands you or makes an effort to be around you.
Dear Brooke, When he first walks into the room, it’s like your heart has stopped. You feel lightheaded and anxious. He smiles at you and, miracle of miracles, sits next to
Dear Sarah, You are alone, on a vertical rock face coated with ice and several feet of snow. You can feel your fingers losing their grip as they grapple for
Dear Hayley, Econ class seems long today, with spring break about to start. You can’t wait to hang out with your friends, but a phone call from the front office