Have you ever wondered why some teenagers commit suicide? It’s sad to see young teens die all because of issues that could have been solved if only their parents knew about it. Most teenagers who committed suicide are just victims and to enlighten others the reasons behind such irrational decision, here are the top 10 reasons why most teenagers commit suicide.
Number one reason why most teens commit suicide is because of depression. The state of being depressed could be caused by a lot of factors and being in a severe case could provide a sense of suffering that most teens are not really capable of enduring hence some commits suicide.
Bullying is currently one of the major reasons why teens prefer to take their own lives. Being bullied in school or even online has a drastic effect on teens especially nowadays that social life is important. Emerging cases of young teens commits suicide because of peer pressure; some just can’t take it anymore causing them to think of stupid things such as taking their own lives.
If a person is Psychotic, the most common scenario is the hearing of voices which could sometimes lead to a violent action. Malevolent voices heard instructing to kill someone of worst take your own life definitely exists on some psychotic teens.
4. Family Issues
Because teenagers are easily affected, some who belongs to a broken family and are suffering from too much family drama and issues could lead to suicide. Teens are sometimes dramatic; a simple fight within the family could be very stressful on their part hence committing suicide. That is why having a loving and very supportive family is very important to teenagers.
5. Broken Hearted
Some teens are prone to broken hearts. From first crush and first love which is just fine as long as parents are there to give guidance. However, there are cases when a simple crush turns into something deeper such as obsession that may lead to suicide if the said relationship failed or didn’t turned out as expected.
6. Gender Issues
We have heard a lot of stories about teens being bullied because of their gender issues. Being gay or lesbian are sometimes those people who are out cast and pressured because of their gender. Such pressure could not be healthy especially to teens.
7. Impulsive/ Carried Away
Youngsters are often very impulsive. Some have irrational thinking; whatever they thought of at the moment is what they immediately want to do. Because teenagers are easily carried away, sometimes they could decide on something and even take their own lives just because of their irrational thinking, this is avoidable if parents have instilled strong values in their children, value life and think before doing anything.
8. Desire to Die Due to Religious Beliefs
When it comes to belief, there are other religions who believe that giving up their lives is an honour to their God. This could be a positive outlook on their religious views but for those with different beliefs, such desire is not healthy at all. So teens who are deeply awaken in such religious beliefs could end up committing suicide for the sake of pleasing their God and what they believe in.
Other youngsters are not gifted with great looks and talent; often these kids are seen alone without any friends. Without any social life, life could be a very lonely road to venture into especially if you’re at an age when you’re starting to explore life.
10. Money Problems
Money as they say is the root of all evil. Although such notion is not applicable to all, there are those who are very poor and are sometimes buried on debts that they prefer taking their lives. Teens who are experiencing such issues because of their parents fault have the tendency to commit suicide.