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:

Drugs:
“He's trying to get me to do drugs.”

Hey Terra,

I really like this guy but he does drugs and is trying to get me to do them too. And it's really confusing me, what should I do?

Confused Goth

Dear Confused Goth,

Drugs are a dead-end way of life. Aside from the fact that they're illegal, they are poison to your body. If he's "trying to get you" to do something you know isn't right, then he doesn't care about you at all. You may like him, but you probably would like him better if he didn't pressure you.

I suggest you think for yourself. Lose the dude and stick with people who respect you and your values.

In friendship,

Terra


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