Teenage life is comprised of a myriad of feelings and emotions, some of which include finding and seeking love, finding a place of happiness and joy, seeking acceptance from the world, experiencing heartbreak, feelings of betrayal, loss and confusion, familial breakdowns, feelings of defeat, and depression. How often are these feelings expressed? How often do you find a brave teenager who is willing to hang their heart on the clothesline? How many teenagers are willing to show the world what they really feel inside? Some may fear judgment; others may be shy or may simply not know how to articulate their feelings into words that make sense. This book, Reality As It Is: In the Mind of a Teenager, is the window where you can catch a glimpse into the soul of a budding adult. Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for a ride of a lifetime. You will experience the real-life emotions of teenagers seeking to find and define themselves as they transition from teen to adulthood.