“I’m not a kid anymore, Dad. Treat me like an adult.”

“I can handle my own responsibilities, Mom. I don’t need you to hover over me.”

“Stop pressuring me to have everything figured out. I’m still trying to find myself.”

“Can you please just trust that I know what I’m doing?”

“I want to make my own mistakes and learn from them.”

“Being a teenager is tough, but surviving it is even tougher.”

“I wish adults would understand that we’re not just moody, we’re going through a lot of changes.”

“Just because I’m young doesn’t mean my opinions don’t matter.”

“Sometimes, all I need is a listening ear and not judgment.”

“Having fun is important to me. It doesn’t mean I’m irresponsible.”

“I’m not lazy, I just have different priorities.”

“Teenagers have dreams and ambitions too. Don’t underestimate us.”

“I’m trying my best to become the person I want to be.”

“Please don’t compare me to others. Everyone has their own journey.”

“Sometimes, I need space to figure things out on my own.”

“I wish adults would take our emotions seriously and not dismiss them as ‘just hormones.'”

“Teenagers aren’t always rebellious; we just want to be understood.”

“Being a teenager means dealing with insecurities and trying to find our place in the world.”

“I wish adults would remember what it was like to be a teenager and empathize with us.”

“Not all teenagers are glued to their phones; some of us are actually passionate about things.”

“I’m not interested in conforming to societal expectations. I want to be true to myself.”

“Stop treating us like kids; we’re capable of thinking for ourselves.”

“It’s okay to make mistakes; that’s how we learn and grow.”

“Teenagers have opinions too, and they deserve to be heard.”

“We may not have much life experience, but that doesn’t mean our thoughts and feelings are invalid.”

“I wish adults would focus on encouraging and supporting us, rather than constantly criticizing.”

“Being a teenager means dealing with a rollercoaster of emotions, and it’s not easy.”

“We may not always express it, but we do appreciate when adults listen to us without judgment.”

“We need guidance, not control. Help us make good choices instead of imposing strict rules.”

“Remember that we’re still figuring things out. Patience and understanding go a long way.”