Posted on March 3, 2014 in Teen Mental Health
Teenagers are fascinating. Their opinions are always changing and yet they hold to them so fiercely. They try on new identities as easily as they try on clothes and shed them just as quickly. Their moods are often erratic—elation, anger, sullenness—all within a couple of hours. They are impulsive and can never seem to make up their minds. When they do, parents and adults are often surprised, or even shocked, by their choices. Their ideas, desires, bodies, and brains are all changing rapidly, often leaving them just as confused about themselves as we are with them.