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Needs and Demands of Adolescence Adolescence It is a transitional period from childhood to adulthood. This is also called the "period of storm and states". This is a very sensitive period. That is why this is a very sensitive period. Neither adolescents mix up with children nor with adults. Children take them as senior fellows whereas adults still treat them as children. Rapid physical change takes place during adolescence and they achieve full growth. However, adolescents are still mentally and emotionally unstable and lack maturity and efficiency in their work. It creates the problems of adjustment for them in school, home and community. The feelings and desire of the adolescents do not match with the parents and other adults of community. Therefore, they become more sentimental and prefer to pass most of the time outside the family in peers.
Adolescents actually want to bear various family and social responsibilities to make their own identity but they are note given responsibilities by family members and elder considering they are not matured. As a result of this they feel insecure in the society and develop negative feeling and emotions which are really harmful to them. Finally, due to negative feelings, altitude, they involve in sexual abuse, Drug addiction vandalism, smoking, alcoholism and watching vulgar pictures and movies, which are more damaging anti- social activities.
Today's adolescents are the pillars of the nation in the future. Therefore, it is the responsibility of parents, teachers, social authority and everybody that they should give good guidance and counseling to adolescences for their bright future as well as of the country. It is the duty of every parent and teacher to identify the needs of the adolescents and create the suitable environment to foster their talents and develop a positive spirit of work in them. It would be better to talk and hear their voices to give them good guidelines and opinion on them unnecessarily. Parents, teachers and other adult have to be very friendly to adolescent. If we understand their feelings and demands and address those demands tactfully, we can safely motivate adolescents for good and creative work for the nation.
The following are the needs and demands of adolescents:
Considering the needs and feeling of adolescents mentioned above, everybody must show a good human behavior to them. If so they get enough opportunities for the development of their personality. Therefore, it is important for everybody to understand the needs and demands of adolescents and behave friendly with them. This ultimately helps all of us to guide adolescents into right path of their overall development.
The basic needs and demands of adolescents are as follows:
The problems of adolescents' period are as follows: