I have observed that the most common complaint of every human is that nobody understands him. This thought is borne in almost every teenager of today as they face the dichotomy of realism and idealism. They are still not able to figure out which is the true nature of the world. This instills within them rebellious spirit and cause mood swings within them through their period of mood swings.
This rebellious nature may be shed by them after they turn more mature. But if this not happens, he/she might create his own environment of idealistic nature of the world which will make it even more difficult for him to face the real world which is filled with greed, selfishness, corruption, apathy, pseudo intellectualism and finally no peace. I am a teen myself but I have never been targeted by misunderstandings because I have always had someone around me with whom I could share my thought processes. The best person is your elder sister or brother as they have outgrown through such problems.
Creating ideals, following other, speaking in the language of social conformity and trying to pretend someone whom you idealize may sound familiar to all the teens. But it kills the originality and the uniqueness of the real person within you. People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things. We must accept that each one of has different vantage point through which we see things in world. Being socially acceptable is great, but by demeaning others may rise problems in the future.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
– Dr. Seuss