Teenage problems

Teenage is the most critical growth phase, as parents, we need to focus more on our kids in order to understand them. They face real concerns, between 11 and 18 years of age, on a daily basis as this is the most awkward growth stage of their lives. During this time, teens are exposed to some overwhelming external and internal struggles. They go through and are expected to cope with hormonal changes, puberty, social and parental forces, work and school pressures, and so on. Many teens feel misunderstood. Advances in technology mean today’s teens are facing issues that no previous generation has ever seen.

Some issues are not exactly new, electronic media has changed or amplified some of the struggles. We as a parent need to understand what all areas our kid needs our help and how can we make this phase of their growth smoother. Let’s see and try to understand what all problems teenagers are facing today:

The common teenage problems that teenagers face today are usually related to:

  • Self-Esteem and Body Image
  • Puberty
  • Stress
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Cyber Addiction
  • Drinking and Smoking
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Underage Sex
  • Defiant Behaviors
  • Peer-Pressure and Competition