Dear Jamie

DEAR JAMIE: My confidence and self-esteem dropped significantly after someone whom I thought liked me got into a relationship with another girl. (He and I were exclusive, not friends with benefits by the way.)...

Dear Jamie

DEAR JAMIE: I have had trouble sticking to one friend group for a long period of time. Whenever I feel like I have a friend group and I feel comfortable where I am socially, I always quietly get pushed out w...

Dear Jamie

DEAR JAMIE: My boyfriend and I broke up a while ago. I can’t seem to get over him, and to give a bit more context, we’ve been hooking up recently. I know he only sees me as a friend with benefits, but my feel...

Dear Jamie

DEAR JAMIE: I have a friend who I think is gay and has feelings for me. I’ve felt this way for a little while. He’s been my best friend for a couple of years, and we’re extremely close. Sometimes I feel like ...

December’s Top Five List

5) Cover the “Rejection wall” with your acceptance letters. 4) Power a personalized hydropower system using your classmates’ tears. 3) Leave an empty box of donuts outside a friend’s house with a sweet, pitif...

Dear Jamie

DEAR JAMIE: As an underclassmen, I was very insecure about my appearance and my identity as a whole. Seeking validation to overcome my self-doubt, I found solace in casually hooking up with and sending revea...

Dear Jamie

DEAR JAMIE: I have a friend who I’ve been increasingly concerned about lately. She’s beautiful, and her body is amazing, but she never seems to see herself in the same light that others see her in and has ev...

Dear Jamie

DEAR JAMIE: I've been feeling really down and alone lately. When I first started at Paly, I didn't know many people, but thought I would find someone I clicked with and related to. My main inspiration were t...

Dear Jamie

DEAR JAMIE: It's been almost two months since junior year started, and I find myself feeling down pretty frequently. Like many, I have a lot of things to juggle including a heavy academic and extracurricular...