"You're so lucky. You're so smart and talented and beautiful...."
No, I'm not. I'm clever, sure, but I'm barely going to get into college, assuming I even can. And sure, I'm a good artist, but that's only because I grew up locked in my room with no friends, nothing to do but draw or make music, and the constant fear of my brother choking me if I so much as opened my door to go find anything else to do. It's practice, not talent. And as for beauty, look at yourself. You'... read more