The Toughest Thing for Teens Isn’t School Work

What is a great source of stress for teens? This article on Globe & Mail online says a lot of teens say it isn’t the work demands of school that weight them down, but peer pressure:

“It’s about the social pressure so many teens feel when they are in school… ‘They’re always judging you. Being there in school; walking down the hall, or sitting in class. Everybody looks at you. They’re always judging. Maybe the kids at my school aren’t any worse than the kids at other schools, but the kids at my school can be pretty mean. Trust me, I know.’ ”

Click here to read the full article by Anthony E. Wolfe on www.theglobeandmail.com.


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