Because teenagers develop intimate relationships they tend not to share anymore with their parents feelings of intimacy because they believe that only their friends can understand them since they belong in a similar age group (Psychology Today, 2011). According to Fuhrman (1990), peer pressure produces a wide variety of problems. The negative side of having peers is that they can influence beyond its limitations. They are engaged in unnecessary doings expected with their age levels. Negative peer pressure is the influence others have on their peers that encourages them to engage in detrimental behaviours.
It seems that relationship violence is very common in teen relationships, but girls were more aware about it than boys. Teens attribute the low expectations for healthy romantic relationships to the absence of a paternal figure. Teens believe that because of the lack of a paternal figure, girls want attention from a male does not matter he does not fill the perspectives of a healthy romantic relationships (Guzman, Ikramullah, Manlove, Peterson & Scarupa,
In this paper, teenage pregnancy is debated, would be enlightened on contraception, sex, peer influence, abortion, parent influence, and societal circumstances. As stated in the paper, teenage pregnancy is a serious problem, and it is as well a sticky condition to phase through particularly as a teen. Teen females usually do not deliberately want to get pregnant; they are mostly influenced, pressured or want to explore their sexual inquisitiveness. The high rate of teen pregnancy among minority and underprivileged groups, documented in the United States of America, is constant with the theory that absence of opportunity and socioeconomic shortcoming contribute to adolescent childbearing. There is also evidence from studies in the United States
This is obviously not always the case. Becoming teen parents can sometimes be an irresponsible act because the pregnancies are not always planned. Therefore, I can see and understand why people may come to the conclusion of thinking that teen moms are too young to care for their babies. Myself and many other teen moms are living proof of this idea being completely wrong. Becoming parents at whatever age is an an enormous responsibility.
Those who disagree if sex education should be taught in schools argues that it is not the place of school to talk about sex. It is belong to parent’s responsibility because they know what information is needed by their children. In any case, many parents feel not comfortable to talk it. It seems that most parents are either strongly against or strongly in favor of sex education classes, but very few parents are in the middle ground. Moreover, most students are mature enough to handle a sex education course, but sex education should not be
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.
Abortion is one of the ethical dilemmas which our society is facing for years and there are many deep arguments about abortion for those who support and against it. The issue of abortion can be contentious and underage abortion can be more contentious among the parents. Adolescence is the phase of both physical and emotional development as they are starting to build up their own identity and autonomy. During abortion stage, adolescents may experience depression or may have suicidal thoughts due to guilt. As mention in the straits times article by Mr Darius Lee, most of the parents think that adolescents are not mature enough to make decisions during emotional state and make choices without thinking about long-term consequences of their action.
Do you truly know when your baby is coming? In fact most of us think that pregnancy is a natural easy process, but in reality it does not all go so smooth. This none smooth pregnancy process that doctors are referring to is called high pregnancy risk. Yes “High risk” may sound a but frightening, but this is a way doctors insure that patients get special attention. Your pregnancy is called high-risk if you or your baby has an increased chance of a health problem.
They must see the people who raised them argue and talk about one another in a negative way. Often the teenager will take the side of one parent and “punish” the other with abusive behavior or by ignoring them outright. Teenagers of divorced parents can experience self-protective fear and an unwillingness to enter a committed relationship. For the sake of their kids, parents need to try to keep it as friendly as possible because teenagers are watching everything the parents are saying or doing to each
Why are there so many teenagers that engaged themselves in pre-marital sex and then will regret the consequences after? Can they not able to control their hormones and emotions? Is it really true until now that “youth is the hope of our motherland?” We live in a society that there's nothing new about having a baby in a young age. The teenagers today is opposing on what Dr. Jose Rizal have said and continue to dissatisfy the expectation of our nation to the youth. Teenage pregnancy is among the most alarming issue today.