10/10/10 Avoiding The Unavoidable
Everyone experiences stress in there life. It can come at any time, and whether you can avoid it or not, you have to have ways you can deal with it. There is many ways one could think to do when it comes to dealing with stress, but certain people have certain stressors that need certain attention. There are three types of stress that I deal with everyday that is foreseeable, but unavoidable, and they include my parents, school, and my significant other.
Psychologist David Elkind said that “ most situations that produce psychological stress involve some sort of conflict between self and society” (Elkind 166). Well my parents are my society, and they can be a big stress point in many teenagers lives. Ever since I was young my parents and I have always been very close, but as I got older, we seemed to grow further and further apart. Every day is a new trouble between my parents and I. I foresee the stress only because I know that when I get home, the stress is going to be there. It is unavoidable only because I have to go home, so there is no way I can just avoid it. The constant fighting is always putting stress on me because they are my parents and I cant deal with it like I could if they were my peers. I cant stand up to them or speak my mind like I could with my friends because I cant disobey or disrespect my parents. The best I can do is try to walk in the house and go right to my room to avoid the fight. I feel by doing this I can cut out the interaction, thus leading to no confrontations. The stress is so unwanted and unnecessary that sometimes it can be very ridiculous, and it makes me wish that we could go back to the way things used to be, when we were best friends. Until that day comes the best thing I can do is try to deal with the inevitable.
Now school can bring a whole other form of stress to a teenager. Most teenagers like me don’t enjoy going to school day in...