Survey Themes

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Activities

  • Truth or dare
  • Volunteering
  • Shopping
  • Photography
  • Sleep
  • Studying
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Talking online vs. IRL
  • Diaries and Journaling
  • Exercise
  • Hobbies
  • Pulling pranks
  • Traveling
  • Voting
  • Sports
  • Women's sports
  • Indoor activities
  • Blogging
  • Outdoor activities
  • Dreaming
  • Experiences

All About You

  • Girl stuff
  • Describe self
  • Dream job
  • If you were...
  • If you could...
  • Would you rather...
  • In the future...
  • Special talents
  • Favorites
  • Your bedroom
  • Home
  • Top 10

Behavior

  • Being mean
  • Eavesdropping
  • Bullying
  • Drama
  • Leadership
  • Humor
  • Creativity
  • Revenge
  • Being bossy
  • Being nosy
  • Backstabbing
  • Daydreaming
  • Flirting
  • Honesty
  • Venting
  • Lying
  • Saying No
  • Listening
  • Apologizing
  • Venting
  • Racism
  • Mood swings
  • Forgiveness
  • Memory
  • Fighting
  • Swearing
  • Criticism
  • Slang
  • Organization
  • Procrastination
  • Putting yourself down
  • Decision-making
  • Civic responsibility

Beliefs

  • Religion
  • Ghosts
  • Faith
  • Superstitions
  • Fate
  • Horoscopes/Zodiac
  • Aliens
  • Good vs. Bad
  • Wishes/Dreams
  • Ethics/Morality
  • Politics
  • Current events
  • Fame
  • Consumerism
  • Luck
  • Voting
  • Censorship
  • The military
  • Perfection
  • What do you stand for?
  • Being female

Health, Body & Beauty

  • Hair
  • Teeth
  • Age
  • Smiling
  • Puberty
  • Menstruation
  • Beauty
  • Body
  • Gender orientation
  • Sexual orientation
  • Shaving
  • Smoking
  • STDs
  • Mental health
  • Exercise
  • Self defense
  • Body image

Events

  • War
  • Olympics
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Autumn
  • Change/Transitions
  • Beauty pageants
  • Moving away
  • Marriage
  • Dances
  • Divorce
  • New Year
  • Current events
  • History
  • Weather
  • Rites of passage

Feelings

  • Depression
  • Happiness
  • Jealousy
  • Confusion
  • Embarrassment
  • Competitiveness
  • Stress/Anxiety
  • Independence
  • Interdependence
  • Relief
  • Boredom
  • Broken hearts
  • Having a crush
  • Self esteem
  • Trust
  • Confidence
  • Love
  • Fear
  • Being misunderstood

Food

  • Healthy eating
  • Eating habits
  • Eating Disorders
  • Favorites
  • Preparing food
  • Food TV

Friendship

  • Cliques
  • True friends
  • Making friends
  • More than friends
  • Best friends
  • The new kid
  • Peer pressure
  • Friends who've changed
  • New friends
  • Old friends
  • Keeping friends

The Future

  • What if...
  • Summer vacation
  • Goals & Resolutions

Helping Others

  • Leadership
  • Giving/receiving advice
  • Volunteering
  • Listening
  • Activism

Interests

  • Books
  • Secrets
  • Movies
  • Music
  • Song lyrics
  • Poetry

Media

  • Commercials
  • Online safety
  • Advertising
  • Girls & media

Money

  • Credit cards
  • Shopping
  • Thrift
  • Saving money

People

  • Celebrities
  • Friends
  • Family
  • Siblings
  • Exes
  • Crushes
  • Role Models
  • Teachers
  • Aliens
  • Frenemies
  • Cliques
  • Spirit
  • Relationships
  • Online friends
  • Step-family
  • Generations
  • Idols
  • Who do you want to meet?
  • Awesome people
  • Young people

Relationships

  • Crushes
  • Dating friends
  • Partner abuse
  • Being single
  • Being exclusive
  • Dating more than one
  • Friend's exes
  • Age differences
  • Time management
  • Revealing your crush
  • Secrets

School

  • Creativity
  • Failing
  • Being smart
  • Cheating
  • Success
  • Teachers
  • Studying
  • Getting ready
  • The first day
  • Lunch/Food
  • Cliques
  • Lockers
  • Resources
  • Transitions
  • Elementary
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • New school year
  • School dances
  • Summer vacation
  • Do you like it?
  • Homeschooling
  • Alternative schooling
  • Unschooling
  • Montessori
  • Learning

Science

  • Evolution
  • Science vs. Religion
  • Global warming
  • Sustainability
  • Engineering
  • Math

Sexuality

  • Sexual orientation
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Pregnancy
  • Safe sex
  • Promiscuity
  • Hooking up
  • Masturbation
  • Virginity
  • STDs
  • Open relationships
  • Monogamy
  • Asexuality

Society/Issues

  • Eating disorders
  • Poverty
  • Guns
  • Violence
  • Stereotypes
  • Racism
  • Global warming
  • Feminism
  • Peer Pressure
  • Nationalism
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender orientation
  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Fame
  • Suicide
  • Pregnancy
  • Drugs
  • Sex
  • Privacy
  • Domestic violence
  • The environment
  • Politics
  • Voting
  • The military
  • What it means to be a girl
  • Recycling
  • Punishment
  • Prison

Technology

  • Cell phones
  • Computer habits
  • Girls & technology
  • Social networking
  • Facebook
  • Myspace
  • Twitter
  • SmartGirl
  • Online safety
  • Sustainable energy
  • Engineering