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The 3 Main Causes of Low Self Esteem in Teens Today

Teenagers, we aren’t quite adults and we are definitely far from being children, or at least that’s what we think. Teens show their problems with low self-esteem in many ways. Some pretend that they are better than everyone, and give off an indistinguishable air of supremacy, when really they are just boasting so that they can look better in front of friends. Some give into anger, break all the rules or sink into depression. And the rest are quiet, leave-me-alone types who slouch when they walk and never speak their opinions.
One of the main causes of low self esteem I’ve found is in girls. Girls worry way too much about weight. Whether they are 5 or 50 pounds overweight it doesn’t matter, it’s the end of the world. Mind you, there are girls who are underweight that worry about being too skinny, which are rare; and girls who don’t care at all, which is rarer still. But the majority worry about being fat. I think this problem can be solved quite easily, and I don...

Posted by: Jessica Linton

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