There are so many things that they go through when
they get trough their teenage years. Teenage years can make or break a future. The choices that you
make as a teenager are the ones that you will have to live with throughout your adult
How to overcome peer pressure
Peer pressure comes in different forms. There is
direct and indirect peer pressure. The words of encouragement for a teenager would be to be grateful of the things
that you have and not feel pressured to be in possession of the things your parents cannot
afford to give you. Most would want to compete with their friends when it comes to material
You will probably come across friends or classmates that have all the latest gadgets in their
possession. Be careful of the advice you get from these friends. Some of them will tell you they
all these nice things by dating old guys. Do not be fooled or tempted. Being in a relationship with
an older guy is not all that bling and glamour.
Having your own principles is one way of
overcoming peer pressure. Another option is to choose friends that have common
goals as you will also make it easy for you not to
make poor decisions.
How to deal with emotional
Emotional abuse is one of the worst forms of abuse. It may not damage the skin or inflict
pain; but it leaves you feeling worthless. Emotional abuse can be inflicted by parents and even
boyfriends. It does not matter who the perpetrator is, but if you are constantly being told that
you are not good enough, then that might lead to suicide. Words of encouragement for a teenager in such a situation are that you are
not worthless; you are more precious because you were created for a purpose. Never let anyone
think less of you.
Seeking professional help is one of the steps to
take in order to deal with emotional
abuse. You should also avoid responding to the
abusive words that are thrown at you as that might fuel the perpetrator.
Teenagers go through a lot of changes in their lives
during this period. They are also easily influenced by friends and the
Peer pressure comes in different forms; there is direct
and indirect peer pressure.
Teenagers should be grateful of the things that their
parents do for them, so that they don’t feel the pressure to have more than what their
parents can afford.
By appreciating the little that your parents do for you,
you will not be tempted to acquire things fast, like other teenagers.