Kids and violence

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We are all privy to the fact that teen violence is a very big social problem, not just in the U.S but in every part of the globe. For example in the U.K, happy slapping is a very popular “game” that teens play. It involves slapping people, usually unsuspecting victims that are just minding their […]

Are American kids more violent than Canadian teens?

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Why are American teenagers three times more violent than Canadian teens? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it’s not necessarily because there are more crime-ridden big cities in the U.S. Instead, the answer has more to do with the fact there are far more children born to teenage mothers in the U.S. than in Canada — and […]

Violent behaviors

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Explosive temper tantrums, physical aggression, fighting, threats or attempts to hurt others (including homicidal thoughts), use of weapons, cruelty toward animals, fire setting, intentional destruction of property and vandalism are just some of the violent, dangerous and destructive behaviors that some children and adolescents show from time to time. This is a very puzzling and […]

When teens make treaths

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Children and adolescents are probably the most emotional, dramatic and vocal creatures on earth. They often over react and express their emotions verbally by making threats, cursing and sometimes they even resort to violent behavior, either hurting themselves or others. But how can parents know when their children’s threats mean something else, something serious that […]

Poll results

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Poll results show that 58% of voters think that there is a correlation between teen violence and video games, while 31% said they don’t think so. These results are not that surprising and it probably means that there is in fact a relationship between video games and violence. But there are also a few questions […]

VERY DISTURBING: 6 teenage girls brutally beat a friend over a myspace related incident

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Kinds of Teen Violence

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Here are some examples of the different kinds of teen violence. Violence at Home It is sad to say, but many teens nowadays are abused, or have witnessed abusive behavior in the one place where they are supposed to be their most comfortable – their own home. Family violence is so painful because the abuse […]