Anonymous Teen

Generating Winners is grateful to the brave young men and women who contribute to this page. These are anonymous posts shared with us by real teens going through real struggles. Our #ParentsDontKnowJack campaign has opened our eyes to some of the realities and frustrations teens face today.

*These notes are voluntarily written by teens who will always remain anonymous. In many cases, sharing these posts has been a part of their healing process. In every case, we have been shocked and grateful for their courage while helping bring awareness where parents may have turned a blind eye.

Thoughts From a High School Survivor

By |September 1st, 2016|Categories: Anonymous Teen, Emotional Growth|Tags: , , , , |

My client Jan is a true survivor in every sense of the word. Having dealt with a number of obstacles and challenges throughout the past several years, she has trudged through the minefield of high [...]

How The School I Never Wanted To Go To Became the School I Never Want to Leave: Proud To Be A Scarlet Knight. Proud To Be Revolutionary.

By |August 15th, 2016|Categories: Anonymous Teen|

Rutgers University was definitely not a school that ever broke the top five on my list of college acceptances. Drexel, The University of Miami, and Northeastern were always my dream schools, one of which I [...]

Being a Teen is an Age, Not a Diagnosis

By |May 17th, 2016|Categories: Anonymous Teen, Emotional Growth|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hard as it can be, I try to talk with (not to) my teens. And when I’m not talking, I’m listening. (Which, by the way, is more important.) And when I’m not talking and not [...]

Dear Mom and Dad: Divorce Sucks

By |February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Anonymous Teen, Divorce & Teens|Tags: , |

Dear Mom and Dad, I’m sick of you fighting. You’ve been divorced for over a year and you still put us in the middle. Mom, I heard you say to your friend on the phone [...]

Perez Hilton’s Message To Teens

By |November 30th, 2015|Categories: Anonymous Teen|


Dear Future President – Anonymous Teen

By |November 9th, 2015|Categories: Anonymous Teen|

Dear Future President, I was getting ready for school this morning and saw on the news that 3 teenagers were just arrested in Michigan for planning ANOTHER school shooting. It’s great that the police can [...]