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:

“My tongue is weird!”

Hey Terra,

Um... He'll think I'm a bad kisser or we could bump heads or I could kiss him completely wrong... I can't really French kiss (if he wanted to) cause my tongue is really weird... not like "long" it's like... short and stuff...

I'm scared that if he wanted to French, I wouldn't be able to do it... I know how to, but I don't know if I could ever do that cause of my tongue... I think it's weird....


Dear Petrified,

Get a grip, Pet! How do you know your tongue is "weird"? Tell me the truth here, how many other tongues have you actually examined? Is there some teen mag that I don't know about that features the "hottest" tongues and you've been comparing yours??

Relax... Hopefully you and your boyfriend like each other, right? Let the fact that you like each other and want to express that in a kiss be a good thing and not a problem.

I guarantee he will not be thinking about your tongue.


In friendship,


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