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Monday, January 20, 2014

Stealing

Why did she start stealing?


She gets good grades, she has nice friends, and she appears relatively 'normal.' So why did my daughter start stealing?

It's not as unusual as one would think for teen girls that appear healthy and well-behaved to start misbehaving in one specific area: stealing. But what would drive these teen girls to steal when they seem to have such a promising future? Some experts believe that it's because of the pressure put onto teen girls to be beautiful. They may steal clothes, jewelry, or makeup so that they can appear more beautiful. If they don't have the money, they still feel the pressure and the need to be liked, so they justify stealing. Does that make it right? Of course not. But there may be more to it than appears on the surface.

Read a preview of the article from our website:
Young girls today are constantly bombarded with products they MUST buy that will make them more beautiful, happier, and more popular, with greater satisfaction in their lives. And, it isn't just while they are watching TV. Now these young girls have in the palm of their hands all the information on the internet. Every hour of every day they are poked and prodded to spend money. The reality, however, is that most young girls don't have jobs and rely on mom and dad for money. And unless their parents are well off, most young people can't get enough to meet their so-called needs.
Read the full article here: http://goo.gl/e6EmZh

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