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Monday, February 20, 2006
   


Dear Bubby,

I am from India. I have been liking a boy since 6 months. This is known to a lot of people and reached the boy's ears. He then rejected me, saying that he likes my best friend. Now he and my friend are dating each other. I am feeling terrible and worthless. I am not very beautiful but my friend is. I now feel that I will not get any other boy in my life. Since I am a very shy person I can't talk to boys. Plz help.

I am 16 years old and may die if I don't get another boyfriend.

Bye,
Crushed



Dear Crushed,

At 16 you have plenty of time to meet boys so why worry about this one that got away. He was not worth your time.

You should concentrate on your school work at this time. Develop friendships with other girls, join some clubs in which you are interested in, and you will surely meet other boys. When you get to college there will be plenty of young men, so why worry about the one who got away? He is not worth it.

You don't tell me much about yourself, so fill me in -- what you are interested in - Music? Art? What do you plan to study in college and what you are interested in now?

I am sure that you are just as pretty as any other girl your age. We each have our own charms so don't sell yourself short.
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