200 Girls Divulge Their Deepest, Darkest Secrets

We asked more than 200 teen girls to bare their deepest, darkest secrets. Here are the results.
by The Candy Staff   |  Jul 22, 2010
photo courtesy of ABC Family (Pretty Little Liars)
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Liar, Liar

As kids, we were all taught not to lie. Sometimes though, everyone slips and has to tell those little white lies.

42% lie about sneaking out and planning gimmicks.

24% of you keep your love lives a secret, and lie about having a boyfriend.

20% of you don’t tell the truth about the vices you have. Growing pains are toughest during the teen years.

32% of you say flunking a subject or flunking school counts as the biggest crisis you’ve ever been through.

27% say the pain of breakups stings the most, and

25% are anxious about other issues such as bullying and suffering from identity crises.

High School Lows

Being in school five days a week is no piece of cake. Aside from worrying about schoolwork, you’ve got to deal with classmates, close friends, authority figures, and total strangers all at the same time.

25% of you say your biggest school issue is being labeled a slut, nerd, or geek.


25% are worried about academics and are scared of flunking.

22% say popularity is a big issue.

20% worry about not having real friends, and

8% experience the trauma of being bullied.

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