What the Word 'Teenager' Really Means

What the Word 'Teenager' Really Means

teenage girlTeens: Can't live with 'em, can't ship 'em off to college ... yet. Seriously though, how does one define a "teen" these days? They're not exactly the creatures we were, though there are of course some things that haven't changed about adolescence over the past couple of decades (raging hormones? Check!).

Still, when it comes to teens, it's helpful to know exactly what you're up against -- that's why we've come up with 10 (sometimes painfully) accurate definitions of this (sometimes painfully) awkward phase of human development.

Does #4 sound like somebody living in your house?


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