The Emotional Effects Of Teenage Pregnancy

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I was 17 years old when my whole life got switched around. Only a Junior in High School, I became pregnant. I did not know what to think or what to do, but all I really wanted to do was just sit and cry. I thought I had just ruined my life for good. I felt like I could not find the support and stability I was needing, but when I gave in and told my mom, she was there by my side and told me she would always stick by my side through it all. I started telling myself, How am I going to raise a kid, I am only 17 and still in school? I knew right then I had to look for everything my baby would need, get a job, and help with assistance. I soon realized I would not be a high school dropout just to take care of my baby; I would go through school and …show more content…
All teen mother will have different emotions when finding out she is pregnant. A teen will have all different types of emotions, especially when she has realized she has not started her period. There comes many choices in deciding what to do when first finding out you are pregnant like keeping the baby or giving it up for adoption. When a teen starts to hit the maturing stage, her hormones can make her feel emotional (How does being pregnant affect a teenage mother). So to clarify, a teen mother becoming pregnant will either cry more or be happy more than she before she became …show more content…
When she first finds out it may cause a financial strain on the family and she may have to go and work which limits her time to hang out with her friends. When A teen becomes pregnant, she becomes scared to tell anyone because she does not want to lose her friends. When a teen tells her friends so hopes they still stick by her side and comfort her through it all (Teen Pregnancy Long). The mother becomes a large load on her parents just because she is having to take care of another person. Although this may be true, my opinion is, that every one dreams to have at least one child of their own, but having one too early in life is not the route to take. Ive learned from my experience having one my Senior year of high

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