Annie Fox for Teens... Hey, Terra!

Annie (AKA Hey Terra!) has been around long enough to have experienced a lot of what Life can dish out. But, it hasn’t been so long that she's forgotten what it's like to be your age. Check out some of the thousands of email questions teens from around the world have sent to Terra. You may learn something useful from her answers:

“Is my friend jealous of me and my boyfriend?”

Hey Terra,

A month ago, my best guy friend asked some other girl out. But she turned him down and said that she couldn't until she got older. Then I asked him out and him and me became gf/bf. I told my other friend about this and she said, "The only reason why he's going out with you is because he can't go out with that other girl!" Now I'm starting to believe her. I don't know why. What can I do to find out if it's true?

Wondering Hard

Dear Wondering Hard,

You don't need to listen to your friend on this one. You've been going out with this guy for a month now... What has been your experience? Does he treat you with respect? Do you feel cared for?

You're the only one who knows what it feels like to be in this relationship... Your friend doesn't.

If you have some doubts based on FACTS of the way you've been treated, then talk to your boyfriend about it.

Make sense?

In friendship,


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