The teenage years can be a little tough. Not only are we trying to find our places within our families, we are trying to find our places in society. We are all anxious to start our lives as adults, but we still like the creature comforts of living at home. Additionally, being a teenager requires a lot of trial and error as we begin learning from our mistakes and growing as people. Part of this trial and error is figuring out who we really are. By understanding ourselves, we try to identify ourselves (whether we identify with those around us or we try to figure out who we are on our own). When it comes to figuring out who we are, we take on personas that we feel comfortable with (sometimes). We make changes to ourselves and grow to figure out what really ends up working for us.
While this identity search is stressful and exhausting, it is a necessary rite of passage that we all must go through. If you aren't sure who you are, answer these questions to see what kind of teenager you really are.
An adult tells you to do the dishes, what is your response?
What is your favorite class?
What do you do after school?
How much time do you take to get ready in the morning?
What do you think about dating?
Which of these best describes your report card?
How do you feel about homework?
Did you read the last book assigned to you?
Which of these best describes your social life?
How do you feel about cliques?
You have a chemistry test tomorrow, what are you doing tonight?
Where do you sit at lunch?
How often are you in detention?
Do you like talking to your teachers?
Someone asks you out. What is your response?
Do you have a job?
Are you excited for graduation?
What is your relationship with your parents like?
What do you do with your money?
Are you planning on attending college?
What do you do on Friday nights?
What do you do on Saturday mornings?
How do you feel about group projects?
How often do you shower?
How often do you miss school?
What rank are you in your class?
Which of these best describes your style?
Someone invites you to a party. What is your first thought?
Which best describes your reaction when the teacher calls on you?
How much coffee do you drink?
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