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From TV to movies, here are some of the characters that illustrate what it's like to be a girl.
Being a girl is no easy feat. Constantly trying to subscribe to social norms while still trying to hold on to our identity, doing our best to escape the fast-approaching clutches of peer pressure, struggling with the suffocation of double standards, and ...
 
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Sam, Rae, Charlie, and Lissa bid you farewell—for now.
SAMDear Diary,I saw Ben today! It was great. He showed up late and was a bit aloof about everything, but he sort of warmed up after he saw that I wasn't there to brag about how good my life has been without ...
 
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Sometimes, you just can’t fight it.
SAMDear Diary,Okay. Let's try this diary thing. Journaling. Whatever it is people call it. So... am I basically writing to myself? Like talking to myself? Okay. This is weird. Whatever, Lissa recommended I try keeping track of my thoughts so here I ...
 
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How do you know when to trust someone?
RAEI hear a shuffling of steps in ate Sam’s room, and I see a pink piece of paper slipped under my door. A sudden wave of nostalgia hits. We used to do this all the time when we were kids. I crouch ...
 
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Sam, Charlie, Rae, and Lissa can’t seem to get some rest.
SAM It's a random Wednesday night and I'm exhausted from work, but somehow KC managed to drag me out to one of her favorite clubs. "One drink!" She said, but it's almost midnight and I'm considering calling in sick at work tomorrow ...
 
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The secret’s out! Get to know the local YA scene’s newest darlings.
 
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For the first time, our four girls find themselves in the same place.
Charlie A few people from the pep squad have invited me to a party. Again. I'm really not the type to party a lot, even if most people think that partying like there's no tomorrow is an athlete's favorite pastime. Stop generalizing, ...
 
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How do you know when it’s time to concede defeat?
LISSA I kissed a boy tonight. I don't remember what time, because I was too lost in his eyes to even think about the time. For once, I didn't think about the time.3:34 AM. Snap back to reality. Rewinding...12:17 AM. In my ...
 
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This week on Girl Code, expectations far outweigh reality.
LISSA8:31 AM. Sam crashed the night before and left a whirlwind on my bathroom floor. Glad it's Sunday; I finally have time to hunker down and clean my condo.10:01 AM. Waist-deep in dust bunnies in an attempt to wipe down every corner under ...
 
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In this week’s Girl Code, everyone is faced with a tough choice.
September 2007Victoria Peak, Hong Kong8:13 PM. The view is fantastic. Instinctively, I reach out to my side for a hand to hold, finding no one.10:00 PM. Who said solo trips were a good idea again?Present5:47 AM. Who said living solo was a ...
 
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How did you meet your first love?
The circus was in full swing. There were twinkling lights and glowing fireflies hovering in the air. There were striped tents, each one filled with wonders that differ from one another. Other tents featured circus performers, while others were just meant to ...
 
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Which one of these fictional places would you love to be in?
We all need to escape from reality every once in a while, that's why we all love the adventures and excitement that come with the  stories and settings we find in books and movies. These fictional places feed our need for magic ...
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