The Treaty

Dear Worried and Scared

Dear Worried and Scared

Poppy, Advice Columnist

March 4, 2020

Dear Poppy,   A few days ago, I found out that my ex is coming to this high school. He goes to a different high school, but he's transferring here. To be honest with you, I'm not ready to see him. I tried my hardest to avoid him for all these months and he's coming back. He didn't harm me...

Dear Struggling Senior

Dear Struggling Senior

Poppy, Advice Columnist

February 21, 2020

Dear Poppy,   How do I deal with the stress of senior year (college acceptances, scholarships, etc.) and the decline of motivation that comes with it (aka senioritis)?   — Struggling Senior   Dear Struggling Senior,   There is really no way to do it other tha...

Dear Confused

Dear Confused

Poppy, Advice Columnist

January 13, 2020

Dear Poppy,    I don’t know what to do. I have an amazing boyfriend; I love him and I don’t want to lose him. We started off as friends but now I like this other guy who has been supportive but that I’ve never had the confidence to talk to. After some time I gave my friend a chance, ...

Dear Lost Girl

Dear Lost Girl

Poppy, Advice Columnist

January 8, 2020

Dear Poppy,    All I've ever wanted is to be pretty and be like every other girl, but I don't think I'll ever be like that. I’ve always wanted to be a Homecoming princess, on the court and in the car with a beautiful dress. I even tried but all people did was laugh at me. Sometimes I th...

Dear Stuck Between Two

Dear Stuck Between Two

Poppy, Advice Columnist

December 11, 2019

Dear Poppy,   I need your help. I used to go out with this guy but we broke up. He has moved on but has shown that there is a chance we could happen again soon. I still love him and want to be with him, but I have been talking to this guy I know for a couple of days and maybe have started...

Dear Playing Games

Dear Playing Games

Poppy, Advice Columnist

December 9, 2019

Dear Poppy,   I need girl help! She keeps playing with me and is hurting my feelings; what should I do?   — Playing Games   Dear Playing Games,    I’m going to open with something that might sting: if she’s playing games with you, she’s probably no...

Dear Questioning Lover

Dear Questioning Lover

Poppy, Advice Columnist

December 6, 2019

Dear Poppy, I need help with my parents. I want to tell them I am bi, but they’re homophobic. I also don't know how to tell my friends and family. Please help? —  Questioning Lover   Dear Questioning Lover,   First off, I’d like to congratulate you on learning more about yourself! I have p...

Dear Heartbroken Holly

Dear Heartbroken Holly

Poppy, Advice Columnist

November 22, 2019

Dear Poppy,    Here's the tea: I recently got out of a relationship and my ex seemed to move on easily while I still cry myself to sleep every night. A few weeks after we broke up, they found someone new who is much better than me and they seem to be much happier. Yes, of course, I want my ex...

Dear Funny One

Dear Funny One

Poppy, Advice Columnist

November 14, 2019

Dear Poppy,   Ok, so I’m in this relationship with a female. We text and FaceTime all the time. I like her a lot...like a lot more than a lot. BUT we can’t ever hang out! I do a sport, so I don’t have too much time and she can only go out and have fun a few times a week. How can we fi...

Dear Motivation and Time Management

Dear Motivation and Time Management

Poppy, Advice Column

November 13, 2019

Dear Poppy,   How do I stay motivated during the school year? I am already struggling to keep up with all that is occurring in all of my classes. I do get stuck on YouTube. Sometimes I will look at the time and tell myself that I have time to do my work when in reality I don't. I am the type ...

Dear Stressed with School

Dear Stressed with School

Poppy, Advice Columnist

November 8, 2019

Dear Poppy, Right now, school is going good and all, but I think it's going to get stressful very soon. Any tips that you can give me?   — Stressed with School   Dear Stressed with School,   The biggest thing I would say for dealing with stress is to stay organized! I used...

Dear Confused and Struggling Guy

Dear Confused and Struggling Guy

Poppy, Advice Columnist

November 7, 2019

Dear Poppy,   My parents believe I'm not able to do anything besides college and be an accountant. I want to join the military, but my parents keep refusing to let me go after high school. I really want to join, but I don't want to upset or anger my parents by joining without permission. I'm 1...