Advice Every Teenager Should Know, As Told By Parents

Only Do It Because YOU Actually Want To

high school guy shows off something on his phone to two girls
Photo Credit: Eliott Retna / Unsplash
Photo Credit: Eliott Retna / Unsplash

“It’s exactly as lame to not do something you want to do because it’s too mainstream or popular as it is to do something only because it’s cool and the cool kids are doing it.” -itsacalamity

Teens are often afraid of being socially excluded if they don’t conform to what everyone else is doing. They need to find safety in doing what they actually want.