: Debora H. Hasibuan
: Biology Education
1. “ADOLESCENCE IS A PERIOD OF STORM AND HURRICANE”
Adolescence is a period of time between childhood and adulthood. This is the age when one can either make something of his life or destroy it all, this is the time when a person makes those friends who changes the how he looks at life and how he faces it. An adolescent's main goal these days is to fit in and not be different from their peers. I will explore the probabilities of the following grievances experienced by the adolescent youth which are emotion, ethnicity, and love. Adolescence is the developmental stage between childhood and adulthood; it generally refers to a period ranging from teen years through 20s. When I face this stage, there was an unstable emotion in me that was hard to controll. In one time there was an exciting moment that make me feel happy. When my friend make a small fault that in my view was very big, my happiness changed become anger and the previous moment become lost. I also was a very sensitive teenager, i was irritable to the people who made bad jokes about myself. Emotional fluctuations in adolescent may be related to the variability of hormones and also environmental experiences such as: stress, social relationship. Moods become less extreme as adolescent move into adulthood, and this decrease in emotional fluctuation may reflect adaptation to hormone level and ability to cope with stress and social relations(Santrock,2007). I was live in Pekanbaru when i face my early adolescence. I was a student in state junior high school. Students in my school was dominated by Melayunese and Minangkabau, Bataknesse was a minority. It was difficult for me when I interacted with my friends, they talked to me using Minang language. It was a hard time to catch their conversations. They tried to understand me, and asked me in bahasa by using Batak accent “ Debora enggak tau bahasa Minang ya?”. I...
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