March 24, 2011
Helping Teens with Social Issues!!!
Throughout our lives, we often meet with people that have faced problems in their lives. Our job is to help them cope with their issues whether it’s based on decisions, interests, or needs. One important issue that most people face is teenage pregnancy. Teen pregnancy is formally defined as a pregnancy in a young woman who has not reached her 20th birthday when pregnancy ends, whether the woman is married or is legally an adult: age 14 to 21, depending on the country (R. E. Weiss). Teen pregnancy can create an emotional crisis resulting in feelings of shame and fear. Many people think there’s no help or some are just embarrassed to search for help. Therefore, all school districts should require sex education classes for students to get a perspective on teen pregnancy and the problems they may face during their lives.
Disadvantages of Being a Teenager
It’s tough being a teenager. For young people between the ages of 12 and 20, everything seems to be changing. Their bodies are being transformed from a child to an adult. Their daily routines are no longer simply defined and their feelings about themselves start to change. Teenagers are no longer children, but they are not yet adults. The most obvious changes are physical. As the changes progress over time, some teens feel awkward and clumsy for a period of time. Teenagers begin to think about the opposite sex in a very different way. Then, more time is spent with the partner and start dating. They may experiment with kissing, hugging, and other forms of sexual expression.
Consequences of Teen Pregnancy
All public and private schools should assist on teaching students about the consequences of teen pregnancy. When a female becomes pregnant, the responsibilities for a baby can change her life. All the plans that she had for herself may change, also. While in high school, females should know the repercussions of...