Teenagers often hide frustration behind their games addiction

February 8, 2014, 1:36 pm

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The debate "Teenagers often hide frustration behind their games addiction" was started by The_writer on February 8, 2014, 1:36 pm. 16 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 26 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most people are against to this statement.

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The_writer, tkershaw3, madiluv, david365, Abigail254, YoungVoicesof_Tomorrow and 10 visitors agree.
suchadahl, zackslay, neveralone, TARUN26, Young5s, Yanksxx21, Nemiroff, SirIntegra and 18 visitors disagree.

I do hide my frustration behind my pc games when my life gets frustuating cuz of issues like School, Peers, Girlfriends, etc.

But now I'm normal

2 weeks, 5 days ago

i do

2 weeks, 5 days ago

I think there may be cases of that. but I certainly wouldn't say it's happening "often".

life is often frustrating. you are going to use a coping mechanism, you could do alot worse than gaming.

2 weeks, 5 days ago
neveralone
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find no other means? how about because it's fun? a much more likely answer. the rest sounds like a bunch of opinion and little fact.

2 weeks, 5 days ago
Nemiroff
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Do they?
how did you come to this conclusion?
Did you ask the teenagers?

2 weeks, 5 days ago

Yes, it's true. Teenagers sometimes find no other means of expression hence resort to 'addictions' such as video games to drown their sorrows. For cases such as depression, they do so because they feel that they are not competing with anyone for attention when they play. Neither are they trying to prove themselves to anybody. Thankyou.

2 weeks, 5 days ago

or they deal with it through games. or just play games. this sounds like an assumption.

3 weeks ago

no

3 weeks ago
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