Why Teenagers Make Bad Decisions

parenting teenagers Apr 27, 2021

From getting drunk at a party, to stealing your clothes, to Xbox gaming into the early hours, teenagers often make what seem like bad decisions. I breakdown why teenagers make misguided decisions and how parents can help them to learn good decision-making skills. Teenagers will often express quite clearly why certain behaviours and actions are not desirable. But put them in a situation where they feel pressure, stressed, or are seeking attention from their peer group, they will start to make poor decisions. And to make matters worse, teenagers are guided by a brain that can’t access information that could improve these decisions.

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