I learnt the hard way that labels stick. Laura took “lovely”, and the teacher branded me “lady-like”.
It stuck with me, even through my high school years. It felt like that was all I’d ever be.
Until everything changed.
Lia the Liar.
Lia the Lost …
Now the choices are endless. But I don’t want to be any of those either.
My name is Lia Stanton. And this is my story.