Top Ten Worst Things That Can Happen to You As a Teenager


The Top Ten

1 Suicide thoughts


Acne should not be above this, suicide is ending your own life, pretty sure that's worse than a bump on your face. - Garythesnail

Don't worry Mikey, the list is switched around and now Suicide Thoughts is first. - Catacorn

Teens have commit suicide because of school events like bullying and stress going on!

I have wanted to commit suicide because I really hate the quality of school but I stop wanting to commit suicide thanks to friends on TopTens better than crappy people on instagram. - InfernoTopTenners

Actually this is a serious problem no matter what age. - music-is-life

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2 Death of a parent or sibling

I lost my dad this should be #1

How is this not number 1? - DrayTopTens

This has got to be #1. Losing a parent tears you apart.

The family dog passed from a sickness. He was like a little brother to me. I broke down in tears when I heard his last howl. I'm a huge animal lover, so when this happened it felt like a chunk was taken from my heart. every time I think of him, I get all sad. - Pegasister12

Nothing wrong with mourning and loving a pet, and surely it's a deep emotional experience, but the subject here is losing a human family member which usually is incomparable in significance - Billyv

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3 Bullying

Yes, bullying is a common but very serious problem a lot of teenagers face. - JoeBoi

Especially 6th grade. Hellish, indeed! - Kevinsidis

God, I get this from one of my so called "best friends" every day, its worse in highschool

Time to make a cringy grounded video to ironically mock these suckers... - MChkflaguard_Yt

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4 Getting raped

This is the most horrible thing that can happen to you as a child. It destroys your childhood.

How is this not number 1? This is the most horrifying thing that could happen to ANYONE at ANY AGE!

It would be traumatizing & it would scar you for life. - Luxam

And somehow this is below having acne... - Ari00

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5 Becoming pregnant

Well, so many teenage girls are becoming pregnant? No way? - JoeBoi

Yep, this happened to one of my friends, though she moved to a nearby town, she still found a way to tell us. She's 14. We talked about it over text, and I gave her some advice. Her mother will most likely have a fit about it. Hopefully, she won't make her get an abortion. Poor thing, becoming a mother at this age. I think 25 is the best age to have a child. - Pegasister12

Becoming pregnant when you’re a teen, excuse me? Maybe you should not be having sex that early, geez

Just keep playing Fallout 4. It's the most effective birth control - SirSkeletorThe3rd

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6 Being humiliated at school

Only relatable thing here

7 Lose all your friends

I went to high school hoping to make new friends but instead I just ended up losing loads of friends

Worst than acne... - Aquastar_of_DewClan

I lose most of my real life friends because they thought I'm weird - MLPFan

If you have a good one they wont leave, even if one of you messes up, as long as its not intentional - EliHbk

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8 Being involved with drugs

Smoke WEED everyday

9 Acne

I don't mind about acne very much. I've stopped eating sugar and I also no longer frequently eat fried foods. Some of it is going away but I am continuing to outgrow video games and go outside more then I got more off. Only half of my face has it now but it takes a while before it goes away and you also need to get older before they really go away.

Really? This isn't terrible. I started getting pimples in 5th grade - when I was 10/11. I don't really care anymore, I just accept is as a part of me. There are things 1000 times worse than acne, this really shouldn't be on the list. - Merilille

It’s actually normal though for teenagers to get acne. I’m pretty sure almost everyone had acne as a teenager. - JoeBoi

Just wash your face daily and keep your hygiene good :v - MLPFan

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10 Bad grades

i feel you

If you're Asian then you're screwed

In my first 9 weeks I've had bad grades - Nateawesomeness

I'm very good at every subject except math - MLPFan

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The Contenders

11 Depression
12 Dating goes wrong

I never want to date anyway. - Userguy44

I have a girlfriend who's 2 years older than me so I have to do a HARDER job - AlphaQ

I never had a boyfriend - MLPFan

I will start YT CHANNEL - AmazerLAZR

13 Being kidnapped and then tortured until death

I hate when this happens. - Stalin

This came out of nowhere jesus

Acne is worse than this? - wambamkam

Why the fak isn't this number 1 - Nateawesomeness

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14 Being falsely accused of being a criminal
15 Date breaks up with you

Never want a date. - Userguy44

Until the break-up dating can be one of the best things about high school. - Stalin

16 Losing both of your parents

Get this higher! - Userguy44


Wow, getting bad grades is worse than this...

17 Sexual abuse

What a fluk
Are you Rubisyou craztal

I think that's very scary (even I'm 100 years old) - JolteonIsAwesome

18 Get suspended from school

This is fun

19 Getting beaten up

How is this only 14th? This hurts! - Userguy44

20 Justin Bieber becomes your favorite singer

The Justin Bieber joke is old.

What if he becomes a good singer? - AlphaQ

What the heck? the JB jokes are getting old - AlphaQ


21 Puberty

All teens have to go through this - DrayTopTens

You boy lucky as hell because your voice crack you grow your done. But us girls have to have to have blood spill out of us once a month

I thought this would be in top 10.. - djeidi123

22 Your parents punish you for nothing

Only as a teen? My dad blames me for everything! - Cyri

Oh, right, the GoAnimate videos where parents ground and punish their child for nothing. - JoeBoi

23 Parents divorcing

Trust me. This is terrifying. - Userguy44

This happened, but I wasn’t a teen. I was 12. - Cyri

This happened to me when I was 5.
it’s not the worst thing to be honest.
But it is really sad when you see somebody with the opposite parent you’re living with.
Yea... I guess it’s not a good thing, that’s why it’s place setttles here. - Cuddlez1

24 Dying

What is this

25 Having your family killed in front of you

Can it get any more depressing than this?

One of my characters went through this at a younger age. They were traumatized. - Cyri

Whoever thinks that they should just kill ANYONE, especially a poor teenager's family IN FRONT OF HER? This world is just messed up.

Yea this true

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26 Being very tall, yet very weak
27 Have toxic parents/friends
28 Change of sex

It is very terrifying. I guess it should be in the top 5 or at least the top10

29 Being accused of being moody
30 Getting friendzoned

Am I the only one who doesn't see this as bad? I used to be scared of being friendzoned, but later on. I don't see what's wrong with it. You can't forced someone to love you back and you have to accept things in life. because who knows? Maybe after you got friendzoned, you'd get a new crush and your new crush likes you back! - MLPFan

Not that bad. You have to respect someone's opinion and not get mad just because they don't want to date you.

My 2 crushes are good friends of mine, so I will most likely get friendzoned. - Pegasister12

You people really don't know what a blessing being friendzoned is. I have to put up with this BS every day:

"No don't make me work with Jack. Anyone but Jack"
-my crush after I asked her out. - IronSabbathPriest

31 Zombie apocalypse

It doesn't seem like the worse the zombie apocalypse can get very romantic and you could possibly survive it

Just hang out with the doomsday-preppers. You’lol be fine. - Cyri

32 Having an eating disorder
33 Getting beat up by someone who you thought was weaker than you

It very embarrassing to be beaten by someone you thought was weaker than you especially if he/she does not talk to much and again more embarrassing if a bit gets beaten by a girl🤐

34 Being shy in school
35 Getting erectile dysfunction
36 Wasting all your time
37 Peer pressure

Look at my new blog post. it explains it all - AnonymousChick

What's wrong with peer pressure,I get in trouble all the time,it's so fun - Nateawesomeness

38 Random erections

I get this like 5 times a day - DrayTopTens

I suffer from this. It's annoying because I always try to push it back but it curls and makes me uncomfortable

The bane of my existence. - FrozenHatingPokefan

39 Farting in class and blaming it on someone and them responding "whoever smelt it dealt it"
40 Being stalked
41 You Get Your Period

This is why I don't feel bad for men when they're experiencing puberty!

Not bad but the worst part about getting your period is that if you have it in the middle of class and the teacher won't let you go the bathroom, not only will it be very unhygienic but blood will get everywhere.

You Stan your pants in public and have no tampon or pad

42 Hearing a Justin Bieber song

End the Justin Bieber jokes.

43 Being taken away from your parent
44 Being a late bloomer

I was the smallest kid in my grade until I was 17, people made fun of my squeaky voice, looking like a 12 year old, etc.

I was one of the smallest kids in my class until I turned 13 and was in 7th grade. You small guys will grow someday don't worry.

I'm a normal bloomer. Not late, but not early either - MLPFan

45 Using profanity

They use profanity a lot

46 You Boy/Girl Friend cheated on you

(Only if you have one, not sure you should have one, lol) - Cuddlez1

47 Being shunned by the PC Thought Police

If you don't think exactly as they want you to, you may as well pack it in, you are through.

48 Being eaten alive

What is this

Please don�'t eat me

49 Starvation
50 Death of a pet

I can relate. - Userguy44

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Top Remixes (6)

1. Being humiliated at school
2. Death of a parent or sibling
3. Dating goes wrong
1. Becoming pregnant
2. Being kidnapped and then tortured until death
3. Death of a parent or sibling
1. Being falsely accused of being a criminal
2. Get suspended from school
3. Bullying

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