*This blog was written in response to reader request
In Schools, Colleges and University’s all over the world, teenagers have to undergo extreme daily pressure to look, dress, behave, act and talk in a certain way, or face being thrown right to the bottom of their schools societal hierarchy. It is a dangerous world past the iron gates, and everyone knows who is different, weird or doesn't fit in.
I played a cat and mouse game for a very long time, being the one who stood out as 'unusual' and awkward before I joined in 'the cats' and experienced what life is like with so-called respect and popularity...
All of the blogs on From Our Eyes have been written by young people. They are about the kind of issues and problems teenagers face on a constant basis, as well as worldwide epidemics that not only youth, but EVERYONE experiences day to day.