“Advice is free, and if you respond to it with “I know” then you’re probably not gonna figure your problem out.” –papawam
“When someone says you can’t do something in life, it means they can’t do it, not that you can’t.” –throbbingliberal
“Most of your friends are the product of geographic convenience. Just because you grew up being friends with a neighbor or a fellow student, doesn’t mean you owe them your undying loyalty when they start treating you like shit.” –221
“Learn the signs and signals of toxic relationships. All too often these can start as early as high school and before you know it you’ve wasted years of your life being someone’s victim.” –Theearthhasnoedges
“When you make a mistake, own up to it. People are more willing to help you when you admit you did a dumb thing. This goes for school, work, and personal life. Forget to make a payment on a loan? Call and talk to the finance company. Mess something up on a school project? Tell your teacher and ask for a bit of leeway. Etc. People will be more likely to help you if you communicate.” –GreenOnionCrusader
“People tell you “these are the best years of your life”. That’s bullshit. Just because you have fewer responsibilities in their eyes doesn’t mean your problems are invalid.
It was especially hurtful for me to hear that when I was going through depression in high-school. I was already at rock bottom, but if its all downhill from here, what’s the friggin’ point?” –Umikaloo