5 Stereotypes About Teenagers

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When we enter teenage, we tend to develop some ego, pride and lots of arrogance. There are many stereotypes that can be related to teenagers. Once we look at any teenager, we only think that the child is growing and must be arrogant or shy.

We all have such fixed or oversimplified image of a teenager. Well, this is not all. There are many other stereotypes about teenagers. Want to know them? Read on...

5 Stereotypes about teenagers:

5 Stereotypes About Teenagers

Sexually active: Prom night, dating and teenage romance is always related to teenagers. This is one of the most commonly seen stereotype about teenagers. If we see a teen, we only tend to get this thought first. He/she might be sexually active as it is the age to loosen oneself and explore the basic instinct!

Irresponsible: This is another stereotype about teenagers. Teens are considered to be too young and irresponsible. Well, there are many teen kids who are matured enough to handle a situation better than the adults. It is the environment and situations that develop the minds of teens.

Arrogance: Teenagers are often considered arrogant. This is not their fault! The hormonal changes and mood swings can make a teen feel different at certain situations. However, social positioning in school or club can also make a teen feel proud and act arrogant. Teens act arrogant; they do not listen to their parents or teachers and do what they like.

Out of control: This is another common stereotypes about teenagers. Well, let me tell you, teens are developing and in the first stage of exploring the outer world in their growing ages. So, they might get carried away. It is the responsibility of parents to control their growing teens and make them think practical.

Over-smart: When a small child starts growing up, he/she goes through this change. A teenager feels that he/she is the only smart person who can teach others. Parents who encourage such changes face a lot of problem. Well, this stereotype about teenagers can be hold true in few cases.

These are few very common stereotypes about teenagers. Do you agree?

Read more about: teens, parenting
Story first published: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 18:29 [IST]
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