Teen dating in our society
But there were also the gradual lifestyle changes that you don't always notice when they're happening – kind of like watching a child grow older. Introduced in 2002, the smartphone version is now used by more than 28 million people, according to its Waterloo, Ont.-based maker, Research In Motion Ltd.
Now, it's not strange to hear a schoolkid tell a parent to use a cloth grocery bag.
Teenage pregnancy affects the family of the teen and baby, but its effects on society are those that affect the public.
Pregnant teenagers do not have a life built up to support a baby, so they often need the help of those around them.
Long-term effects include lack of education of both the parents and child.
Teen parents tend to leave school or not attend college, which limits their potential contributions to society and prospects for career advancement.