I'm scared to start high school without any friends...

I'm starting high school this year and I'm really nervous because last year my friends were being really nasty behind my back. What should I do?

12:0AM, Feb 16



Thought of the week:

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.


Dear Dolly InnerGirl,


Dear DOLLY InnerGirl,

I'm starting high school this year and I'm really nervous because last year my friends were being really nasty behind my back. It was all sorted out by the end of the year but I haven't heard from any of them over the summer holidays. One of them came over for my birthday because my mum invited her but I'm not sure if she actually wanted to come. What should I do?
Georgia, 13

Related: Do long distance relationships work?

-----------------------------------------------------------------

Answer:

Hello Georgia,

Think of high school as a new chance to reinvent yourself. Most people won’t know you yet, so you have a chance to put your best self out there.

Start school with a smile on your dial, and expect to make new friends! Expect to enjoy school. Expect to be at the right place at the right time. Expect to meet great teachers. Expect to do well in your grades. Expect this year to be the best of your life so far.

Let your old friends find their own way. Starting the new school year with this state of mind (and keeping it up all year), will change the way you see the world! Honest.



Email us with your age and question at dollymail@acpmagazines.com.au with "DOLLYinnergirl" as the subject.

CALL FOR HELP

If you have a problem, it's important that you talk to someone about it. If there are no adults, mates or teachers that can help you, phone one of these numbers for experienced counsellors and advice ...
Click here for numbers


Celebrity self-confidence secrets


GALLERY: Celebrity self-confidence secrets.







comments powered by Disqus

Related articles

 
 

just in

 

Dolly HQ Blog

Alli Simpson

Coachella fash

9:17AM, Apr 17 2015 Alli Simpson

Alli Simpson shares her tops picks for Coachella fashion.
DOLLY's Nat got to see what REALLY went on behind-the-scenes of the game show.
DOLLY's Matt puts his two cents in on Zayn's departure from 1D.
 
 
more from the team
dolly instagram
  • Have you seen the posters in our current mag? Troye Sivan, Connor Franta, Benedict Cumberbatch, Justice Crew, Cody and Ali Simpson, and The Veronicas! Which posters do you want next edition? #posterlove

    Have you seen the posters in our current mag? Troye Sivan, Connor Franta, Benedict Cumberbatch, Justice Crew, Cody and Ali Simpson, and The Veronicas! Which posters do you want next edition? #posterlove

  • Oh hello, cover star @codysimpson... How's your GF? #gigihadid #codysimpson

    Oh hello, cover star @codysimpson... How's your GF? #gigihadid #codysimpson

  • News alert! Sydney was just hit with a freak hail storm. This is editor @lucyecousins's dog, #lucathebullterrier in the snow. She doesn't like it. Were you caught in the storm? #sydneystorm

    News alert! Sydney was just hit with a freak hail storm. This is editor @lucyecousins's dog, #lucathebullterrier in the snow. She doesn't like it. Were you caught in the storm? #sydneystorm

  • #Anzacday

    #Anzacday

  • Don't be fooled by their crazy yellow eyes - these custard-filled piggy buns are beyond AMAZE. Chief sub Ellie may or may not have attempted to eat all three while traveling in Hong Kong today. #ohsosweet #misspiggy

    Don't be fooled by their crazy yellow eyes - these custard-filled piggy buns are beyond AMAZE. Chief sub Ellie may or may not have attempted to eat all three while traveling in Hong Kong today. #ohsosweet #misspiggy

  • It's UNESCO World Book Day! You guys have our full permission to curl up in a blanket with a cup of tea in one hand and your favourite book in the other. Happy reading, loverrs. 📖

    It's UNESCO World Book Day! You guys have our full permission to curl up in a blanket with a cup of tea in one hand and your favourite book in the other. Happy reading, loverrs. 📖

  • Worst date ever? McBusted feel your pain 😳 Catch our full chat on YouTube "dollyaus" at 4pm! #mcbustedmeat #dollycelebbites #datefails

    Worst date ever? McBusted feel your pain 😳 Catch our full chat on YouTube "dollyaus" at 4pm! #mcbustedmeat #dollycelebbites #datefails

  • Neil 😂 Oh @louist91, you crack us up.

    Neil 😂 Oh @louist91, you crack us up.

  • Thanks for popping in for a visit @jenhawkins_, @didiercohen, @alexperry007 and @cheyennet! We can't wait for @ausnexttopmodel to start!! 💃🏻#AusNextTopModel #ANTM #TopModel

    Thanks for popping in for a visit @jenhawkins_, @didiercohen, @alexperry007 and @cheyennet! We can't wait for @ausnexttopmodel to start!! 💃🏻#AusNextTopModel #ANTM #TopModel

  • The worst!

    The worst!