In modern day America, teenagers are portrayed to be many things, a lot of which are not true for everyone. For example teenagers in general are thought to put things off till the last minute and procrastinate even this may not always be the case. We are also made out to be very unreliable and have poor sense of judgement. unlike what many seniors think we are not all sex crazed criminals. This stereotype though, is shown time and time again in stories and media. However it is adults who we have seen and learned our lifestyles from. No parent would admit that they could be the problem with teenagers though, because their kid is a perfect angel who's never done anything wrong. What do you think? Are teenagers these days portrayed accurately in stereotypes and media, or are they nowhere close. If they are then whose fault is it, the kids themselves or society that raised them?
Here is a list of common teenage stereotypes with there Wikipedia page links to show some of the stereotypes
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