Teen Parenting

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Why should teen parenting be delayed?

Why should teen parenting be delayed? Teen pregnancy! It's amazing how many teens that i know actualy want to be pregnant. What do you think about this issue. In my opinion teen parenting should be delayed. There are many reasons why teens shouldnt be geting pregnant. Teens are not mentaly or emotinaly stable to have a child when deep down they are still children. Teens dont have the money to take care of thereself and a child. And they dont have the education to move on in life.

First, teens are not mentaly or emotinaly stable to have a child when deep down they are still children. Many teens get pregnant because they make attempts to find emotional fulfillment and the desire to achieve womanhood. Teens believe its easy to take care of a child. They also get tricked by there boyfriends. They will make the mistake more than one time. There boyfriends would say "if you love me you will do it". In fact if he really loved you he wouldnt force you to do something you dont want to do, and are not ready for.

Next, teens dont have the money to take care of thereself and a child. Teens believe they could live there whole life on child support, welfare and social security. When in reality you can not. 80% of teen mothers must really on welfare at some point. It is about $500 a week you would have to spend on baby prouducts. For example food, clothes, dipers and many other prouducts. Not to mention if your living in your own apartment you will have even more bills to pay. You can not survive with the little bit of money teen parents will have. In the U.S. total cost for teen pregnancies is 7 billion.

Last, teens dont have the education to move on in life. Most of the jobs require more than a high school diploma. Statistic show 1/3 of teen mothers obtain a high school diploma. You can not obtain what you need in life with a payment rate as someone who works in Mcdonalds. You need to be a role model to...
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