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

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

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

I'm still in my teen years and because of the fact that I remember all of the bad stuff that I did and my failure to forgive myself, I already started making plans for my suicide attempt. The fact that I failed to committ suicide by a rope made me think of another way to do it. I would use a rope and handcuffs, the rope would be used for the hanging and the handcuffs would prevent me from saving myself. The only way I thought I could cope with this is self harm, everyday I would use a sharp tool to create scratch marks on my skin, but that made it worse (even though I still engage in this self-injurious behavior.) Even before that behavior I stIil had thoughts of suicide. But the worst part is that even in previous suicide attempt I did it alone.
I wanted to do it alone so that people wouldn't make me feel selfish, but the guilt, loneliness, anxiety and depression seems unbearable for me. I have extremely
Low self-esteem and a burning hatred for myself. My suicidal thoughts are ...more

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2 Death of a parent or sibling

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

This happened to me, I'm still going through it! It's harsh and it sucks! - ChomperJMan97

The death of a pet you're close to can be traumatizing too. My dad's maltese died 4 years ago and I still am grieving. - 906389

I'm 30 now and doing well 😀, my dad was a bush pilot, when I was 10 he left one morning to go on a trip, the plane went down in the middle if some remote african region and didn't come home. Still now I miss him so much it makes me feel ill but I'm convinced that I will see him again. I would say this should be number 1 on the list as immediately following his death I went through 7 schools, and later in life a four year prison sentence. The issue is that your dad or mom can't be replaced, by this I mean I watched my mon remarry and she was happy so a husband can be replaced, although also extremely emotionally tough the same applies to a sister or brother, you may have more than one sibling or may be blessed with more siblings in the future, but your mom or dad well that's it bro, family finished, play time is over. Ireplaceable, although great life experience, I'm now doing very well in comparison to friends my age and I think this comes from being forced out of a family ...more

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3 Bullying

Here's advice to all of the bullies out there : Burn in *** you ****suckers and I hope Chucky sticks his knife up your *** - JaysTop10List

I know, being a nerd and a jerk at the same time does have some benefits! - JaysTop10List

I do not want to get bullied - Matt92647

*pushes matt92647 into a locker*
"gimme your lunch money neeerrrd"

Just ruins your life, these son's o' b*tches - EliHbk

4 Becoming pregnant

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

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

Teenage pregnancy would end your happiness as a teen. You'll have so many responsibilities you're not prepared for.

This can't happen to me, I'm asexual

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5 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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6 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

I had a lot on my forehead, but some cream & cover-up was all that was needed to take care of it. - Luxam

Looks wise, this isn't bad compared to your earlobe ripping in your sleep. - PianoQueen

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7 Being humiliated at school
8 Being involved with drugs V 1 Comment
9 Lose all your friends

My biggest fear I swear losing all of my friends.

This is one of my biggest fears in general. - Luxam

This should definitely be above acne

Biggest fears - AlphaQ

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10 Being kidnapped and then tortured until death

Why the fak isn't this number 1 - Nateawesomeness

When has this happened ever. - Puga

The thought of being murdered in the vein of Junko Furuta is so disturbing. - drdevil

The Newcomers

? Being stalked
? Zombie apocalypse

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11 Dating goes wrong

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

12 Bad grades

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

This is always happen to me

In my second year of secondary, I was doing terrible in my mathmatics class. I'm not that great at math in general. - Luxam

My grades are already suffering. They are crippled and in pain. I only have good grades in 4 classes. Art, P.E, Science, and Integrated English. I suck at math. - Pegasister12

Though I kinda suck at English I'm decent in Math so I can try to help Witt some stuff - AlphaQ

13 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

14 Getting beaten up
15 Losing both of your parents
16 Date breaks up with you
17 Your parents punish you for nothing

ya - AlphaQ

18 Puberty
19 Getting friendzoned

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

20 Random Boners

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

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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. Bullying
2. Acne
3. Suicide thoughts

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