Teenage pregnancy is on the rise and it affects everyone. The children of teenage mothers are more likely to have lower school achievement. Teens have a higher risk of preterm birth. Teenage pregnancy can cause a lot of changes such as social problems, personal problems, and choice making. Most teenage girls do not plan to get pregnant, but many do.
However, how does teenage pregnancy affect society: • Teenagers who unluckily get pregnant at an early point in their lives cannot pursue higher education due to the added responsibility of taking care of the newborn. • Adolescent pregnancy statistics states that only one-third of teen moms can even obtain the high school certificate, and a few also get a college degree. (Kelly, Deidre M.,
By this time, they would have to contend with the pressures of parenthood. What will truly bother them in the long run is the reality of whether or not they can fulfill their obligation as parents, and the security of their child’s future. Teenage pregnancy is becoming a societal problem that branches out to other problems that it is caused for the growth of poverty rate in different baranggays. One of the reasons why teenagers are already aware with this topic is because of media. They get a higher knowledge to sex from the magazines, TV shows, internet, movies and other
He took the money and didn’t leave anything behind. Since her marriage and her life, after not having her husband, was not that great, she only talks about the time she actually felt happy. The only time she felt as if she was living her life to the fullest. The time when she had the attention of many young men. In the beginning of the play, we instantly see how Amanda cannot stop talking about her younger years.
Amanda did not even feel normal going out in public. Amanda lived her life hiding because she was always scared. especially at School. For example, when Amanda would go to school she would get teased or called names for what she have done. It had gotten so bad that she had to transfer to a new school.
Teenagers are extremely emotional human beings. As a teenager, I know that we are incessantly agonizing about every little thing in our lives. Also, we are still trying to figure out who we are, what we are, and who we want to be. However, some parents decide that they want to include themselves in every aspect of our lives. Parents controlling every aspect of teens’ lives are affecting teens in a negative way.
How do you feel about college tuition? Is it too expensive? Do you have to change what school you want to go to or even change you opinion on college itself? Or do you think is fine? College tuition has been a touchy subject to many people, more for juniors, seniors in highschool and their parents because this is their kids future.
What sex are you? Does your gender role affect how you see the world? Does it influence your expectations of what knowledge you should gain in your education? I`m a girl and grew up in a household where gender roles play an important role, but my gender role doesn`t affect how I see the world, especially not my education. For me, gaining knowledge isn`t affected by it and I experienced that I can gain knowledge as good as boys or other people.
Teen pregnancy is one of the major problems happening in this generation. The media and television has influenced the growth of teen pregnancy as being a good thing. Many things are experimented to try to stop the fast rate of teenage pregnancy but it isn’t known why teens choose to get pregnant. Although teen pregnancy is trying to be slowed many things are setup to help young parents so they’ll know everything they need to look forward when their baby arrives. These helps include programs, interventions, and many more things helpful sources and tips are given to expecting teens as they begin their journey to parenthood.
Keeping the lines of communication between parents and teens is also important. Parents should stay with them, talk to them and help them overcome this period. Be a teacher, a friend to listen and be willing to help teens. The youth needs to know that family and friends support and love them. Hope is needed more than judgment at this this time.