MOM! It is not cool to go to the mall with you everyone will laugh at me. None of my friends parents make them do that!
Uggg.... she doesn't understand anything
You guys wanna hang after school I don't wanna go home my parents are lame
Social Development for Adolescents
Hey you wanna smoke weed and be cool like me
Of course weed is tight homie!
OMG...I have never smoked; but I wanna look cool
Adolescents want to spend less time with their parents and begin to want more and more autonomy
Adolescents begin to want to spend more time with their peers.
As per Erik EricksonAdolescence goes from 13 to age 20Teenagers begin to try and find their identity; they do this by testing out new things.They usually want to be a part of the "WE" and identify who they are with who they hang out with. Adolescents can be very self conscious and embarrass easily
Adolescents begin to look for their identity and may partake in risky behavior
Adolescents begin to explore their sexuality
Erik Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development for AdolescenceIdentity vs Role Confusion