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  • Parental Consent Before An Abortion
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    Does Parental Consent Work Abortion is a controversial issue that can cause uproar for many families. When a young girl is thinking about having an abortion, she is making the choice on whether or not to go through with a pregnancy. One of the biggest controversies right now, about abortion is parental consent. If a girl is under the age of eighteen, she must have parental consent before an abortion can be performed. At this time, thirty-nine of the fifty states have a law that requires either p...
  • The Causes Of Teenage Rebellion
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    It is very common for teenagers to experience a period of rebellion. Normal rebellious behavior develops over time, beginning with a teen wanting to be with friends more and disagreeing with parents more frequently. Problem rebellion is sudden and drastically out of character. Society stamps a "bad teen" label on rebellious teens. These teenagers are not always bad teens. To understand why teens rebel, one has to look past society's label and into teens' backgrounds and mental thoughts. There ar...
  • Number Of Teen Pregnancies
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    Teen Pregnancy There are a lot of teen mothers growing up in this world wondering, what if I would have stayed in school What could I have become Would it have made my life easier if I had thought first Teens dont think of the consequences of their actions. They dont think that the aftermath of their irresponsibility can lead to pregnancy. Having a child comes with a lot of responsibility. The teen doesnt fully understand that all free time is lost, that she will have to find some may to support...
  • More Rebellious The Teenager
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    Teenagers Rebellious Years People say that life begins at thirteen. The time of their life that kids love, and parents hate. The days gone when Little Johnny sat in Mom's lap. The day's found where testing their limits are newfound rules. The days of money and clothes have been produced; and the days of telling the Mom's where they are going are no longer found. The day's of rebellion has set in. Teenager's must show themselves what their limits are. stated Tom. (Teen Connection.) Teenager's who...
  • Parents Teens
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    "It's okay what you do here. I'm a cool mom". That's a quote from the latest teen movie, Mean Girls. Most parents think that being their teen's best friend is something that will help them understand why teens do what they do. Unfortunately that's not the case. Parents who give their teens whatever they want at whatever cost are wrong. They are teaching their teen to spoil their own child in the future. They also can start teaching their teen bad habits by not giving them chores to do or making ...
  • Teens Face
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    REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE Rebel Without A Cause is a movie about three troubled, identity-seeking teenagers alienated from the world of their parents (Jim Stark, Judy, and Plato). Each of the movie's main characters is searching for understanding, companionship, and a sense of belonging, much like most of the teenagers today. Even thought the movie is dated, it depicts the main problems and concerns that teens currently face. This film offers no answers. It merely presents the problems and the viewe...
  • Lure Teens Into Satanism
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    Welcome to the hidden world of Satanism, where evil is embraced, not feared. According to a 1989 "Seventeen" survey, Satanism is believing that Judeo-Christian religions suppress man's natural urge to seek out pleasure. Followers follow the devil and turn toward evil for pleasure. Teenagers are affected greatly by Satanism. There are many methods used to lure young people into joining satanic groups. The first initial approach is inviting a young person to a meeting on a certain topic, appealing...
  • Teen Curfews
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    Teen Curfew When it was learned that Louisville had input a curfew a few people got worried. Had teen violence gotten so out of control I don t think so. As stated above, teen curfews were brought in to being because of so called massive amounts of teen violence. You would think that you should leave curfews to the parent. When did the government have the ability to tell the parents when their children should be in And that is were the problem lies. Actually the Louisville Police Department (LPD...
  • Teens And Parents
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    First thing Sunday morning, you go in the kitchen and open up the newspaper. Once again the front page reads, "High School Students Killed" or " Teen Loses Control". Why? Another car accident. The truth is the number of deaths and accidents caused by 16 year olds every day is astonishing. I believe the only way to stop the rising epidemic is to raise the driving age, implement a rewards program, and increase parental involvement. Raising the driving age would make a huge impact in the amount of ...
  • Result From Teen
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    Teen Drinking According to Men's Health, "alcohol kills more teenagers and young people than any of the other drugs taken to affect mood and behavior (heroin, cocaine, marijuana)". This issue interests me due to the many friends I have who drink overwhelmingly. Also, I have so many cousins that are younger than me that I am concerned about with this issue. There are many reasons to why teens may drink, not all of which are reasonable but is the truth, from what I know. Teen drinking can also res...
  • Parent And Teen Readers
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    Book Title: Adolescence - The Survival Guide for Parents And Teenagers Authors: Elizabeth Fenwick and Dr. Tony Smith Date Published: 1996 Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc. This book is exactly what it says it is - a Guidebook or Manual for both parents and teens that offers insight and advice on a wide range of adolescent developmental concerns. Organized into convenient topical sections for both parent and teen readers, the text can be easily consulted when seeking advice on a particular issue, or...
  • Reason For Drug Abuse Among Teens
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    Whose Fault Is It? Adolescents abuse illegal drugs for several reasons. If a teen is abusing drugs, your family is no different from many other families today. The question some may ask themselves is, "Why does a child do drugs?" This research paper will explain some of the reasons adolescents abuse drugs. Parents cannot blame themselves for all of a teen's actions. Two major reasons for adolescents abusing illegal drugs are peer pressure and depression. These concepts will be expanded upon in d...
  • Teens Need
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    Curfews, and other Limits: Many Parents set up rules, and other boundaries in which their teens must follow. These rules are usually placed over their teens to control, protect, and teach their teen. Even though most parents mean well, and some rules are necessary its easy to overwhelm teens with regulations. First of all teens are not going to follow all of the rules, and secondly there are some things that certain teens will not do with, or without a specific rule on that subject. For example,...
  • Baby And Many Teens
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    In Every Country, in every city teenage girls and boys face parenthood. These parents to be must grow up quickly in order to face the harsh realities of becoming a parent. Many teens don t know the history of teen pregnancy, the effects it has on society, the stress of becoming a parent, ways to solve the problem or even where to get help. The journey to parenthood is hard to avoid once it has taken the first steps forward. For many hundreds of years teen pregnancy was not problem as children as...
  • Parents Rights In Juvenile Court
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    Emancipation, it's not just divorcing your parents For months, Jodie had waited in anticipation for New York State University to send their response as to whether or not she had gotten accepted into the college. Her goal was to become a famous movie director after she had gotten a degree in Film Production from NYU, which was located in one of the most happening cities in the country. Her parents weren't too fond of this idea, and looked down upon her decision to attend the school. They didn't g...
  • Schools Can Help To Prevent Teen Pregnancy
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    Even though teenage pregnancy keeps increase with a rate of multiplying factor, the responsible companies (parents, schools, professionals, government... ) didn't seem to have any solution that can stop, or at least reduce the rate of that epidemic. In the early 1970's the phrase "teen pregnancy" was just not part of the public lexicon. By 1978, however, a dozen articles per year were being published on the topic; by the mid-1980's the number had increased to two dozen; and by 1990 there were mo...
  • Teens Use Coffee
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    When waking up in the morning the first thing any teen does is push the snooze button. Why does seven o'clock have to come so early? While dragging themselves out of bed they try to find something to wake them up. First, they head to the bathroom to take a nice hot shower in hopes that this will do the trick. Soon after, though, they realize it didn't. So instead, they head to the kitchen to pour themselves a hot cup of coffee. Ah, the morning wake up call. They are now ready to go through the d...
  • Teen's Feelings
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    Death is a difficult situation for anyone to deal with, but it seems to be harder for adolescents to overcome. Loss is something teens feel when they are separated from something or someone they care about, however life does continue. With death, teens experience a grieving process. Everyone grieves differently, just as every teen grieves differently depending on who died, how they died, and other situations surrounding the death. Grief is not a disorder, a disease, or a sign of weakness. It is ...
  • Should Teenagers Be Given All The Freedom They Want
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    Imagine a world where teenagers were given all the freedom they wanted and that there was no guidance for them nor were parented properly. There would be all sorts of consequences. Below are just a few: o Use of alcohol and drugs o Stealing or theft o Behaviour can become disrespectful or defiant o Skipping School o Demanding and selfish attitude o Disregard for rules, responsibilities and family functioning o Poor study behaviour and skills o Becoming destructive, threatening or violent behavio...
  • Curfew At 10 P.M. On Week Nights
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    Should teenagers be home by 10 p.m. on week nights? We will discuss if this is true or false. Parental concern will the first factor of this discussion. Also, academics and how this curfew will effect that. Finally, Safety; safety is a major factor int his discussion. A curfew will affect these examples plus many more. The first point as to why the curfew for teenagers should be at 10 p.m. on week nights is, parental concerns. Parents worry about teens when they don't know where they are. Most p...

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