Do you think teenagers and young adults today have it tougher or easier than people your age did during those stages of life?

August 8, 2012

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Angela Jeppeson ( in Shawnee) says...

“Emotionally, kids have it tougher today. Escaping bullying and intense peer pressure is nearly impossible for kids today.”

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Gloria Bessenbacher ( in Shawnee) says...

“Every generation had/has its own challenges. The difference resides in their moral values and attitude toward life. In general, past generations seemed to have been spiritually and psychologically more resilient.”

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Satinder Hundal ( in ) says...

“The young crowd has a different setting from what we were raised in — technology, societal issues, etc. Things are changing too quickly to reflect before taking action. They are getting lost even before they embark on a journey at times!”

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Norge Jerome (Shawnee in ) says...

“I doubt that such comparisons are valid, since I would be comparing youth lifestyles, opportunities, barriers, and societal expectations of youth in two vastly different eras.”

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Ray Erlichman ( in ) says...

“When I was younger, my folks thought I had it easier. Today, we think the younger folks have it easier. It’s a generational thing (aided by modernization).”


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