Reflection On Teenage Identity

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Register to read the introduction… Unable to cognitively process the questions, “Who am I?” and “Who do I want to be?” at a very deep level during childhood, the exercise of self-reflection begins with early adolescence. The teenager moves away from childhood towards adulthood and feels the confusion of being “in between”. Self-consciousness is magnified; as one scrutinizes himself, he believes everyone else is scrutinizing him, too. A teenager experiments with different modes of identity—through peer groups, fashion, activities and behaviors. Like trying on jeans to find that perfect fit, a teen tries on identities in search of what fits. A source from which to draw is

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