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Common teenage Girl problems

Teenage, as all say, is the best phase in one’s life! It brings with it a lot of cheer, enthusiasm, fun and excitement. As your teenager ushers into all things new, she encounters a lot of ‘firsts’. As we take precautions about these “firsts”, here are some of the most common problems teenage girl problems.

 

Appearance:

This probably features as the number one problem on every teenage girl’s problem list. This is the time when her body is constantly changing and she has to cope with it. To top it, she keeps seeing and hearing about these figure-perfect bodies. Media and peer pressure also play havoc.

Dating:

Teenage already comes with a lot of problems and challenges. The sudden increased flow of sex hormones inside the body makes it even worse. You might find a girl falling for her first crush and vulnerable to romantic liaisons. A lot of teenage girls experience healthy crushes and early-age love too. However, peer pressure, changing times and the advancement of media has sort of associated sex to such teenage romantic relationships. This also marks it the most common problem teenage “girl” problem.

 

 

Bullying

Bullying is one of the another teenage girl issues which bothers them a lot. This starts affecting their personality and behavior. Teenage girl might also feel depressed and react strangely by keeping to herself.

 

Mood swings

Teenage makes every relation seem complex. Even the beautiful bond of friendship often meets shaky grounds. This is because as a teenager, a child is developing social skills. A girl might love her best friend one moment and might pick an ugly fight the next. This may result in aggression and mood swings.

 

 

Self-Esteem

Teenage girls have this habit of comparing themselves, their body and their appearance to other girls of their age. This unconsciously creates a pressure on them. The changes in a teenage girl’s body might make her doubt herself. This creates a very complicated problem for a teenage girl. She might get extremely conscious about everything she does, wears or even talks about. In result,it affects her self-esteem.

 

 

Substance Use

This is a major problem that most teenagers, girls and boys, face across the world today. In most cases, peer pressure introduces teenage girls to this dangerous habit. Teenage girls retort to substance use to ease their stress, feel secure and assured from within.

 

Menstruation

This is the time a teenage girl will enter her menstruation phase for the first time. She might develop a lot of misconceptions and queries too in regard to her menstruation cycle.

 

Depression

Teenage girls can get affected by any random thing. When things don’t go their way, or when they don’t meet the standards that their peers have maintained, they feel pressurized and go into depression. Low grades, break ups, high parental expectations, weight gain, substance use, these are some of the many factors that trigger depression and are the major teen girl problems.

Written by Fatima Sajjad

A journalist in the making. Meanwhile exploring the world with the power of "Words".

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