My First (and Worst) Boyfriend

Try not to repeat my mistakes, yeah?

Hot teenage guy looking judgmentally over his shoulder
Photo by David Fanuel on Unsplash

I was sixteen when I met the boy who would become my first boyfriend. We’ll call him Jake.

It was on the second stop of four in my summer — a tour of various programs that only someone terribly privileged would think was reasonable. This stop was a week-long academic program at…



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Elan Cassandra

Elan Cassandra


Writer and Writing Mentor. Screenwriter. Honest. Human. She/Her. @elancassandra on Instagram, @ElanCDuensing on Twitter.