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Suicide attempts or thoughts of suicide have a higher chance especially when a teen find out they are pregnant. As a teen gets opposing advice, more thoughts come into the mind of the teen; bad thoughts could cause a plan to self-abort. A teen mother goes through a lot of emotional pain when knowing the fact that they are pregnant. By the time an adolescent knows that they are expecting a child; they then have a loss of social skills. In many complications friends turn their backs on the pregnant teen and begin to tease her.
Other causes of teen pregnancy can be due to the “teen rebellious stage”, and girls that feel like they aren’t getting enough attention and think getting pregnant is the only way to feel important (Kirby 89-94). Most teen girls are asked to drop out in the later stages of pregnancy because they do not to “encourage” other girls. High schools are starting to try to educate girls in their care they not only want to teach them about sex, they want to teach them what to do if they ... ... middle of paper ... ...ions on Two Decades of Research on Teen Sexual Behavior and Pregnancy. "The Journal of school health 69.3 (1999): 89-94. ProQuest.Web.
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