Teen dating trends
Seventy per cent of people are guilty of “phubbing” their partner off - ignoring them to look at their phones – while if you receive sporadic but suggestive text messages, it could be a sign that you’re getting “breadcrumbed”.Then, for the insecure (or serial cheats) there’s “cushioning”, which is the practice of making sure you have some “insurance” on the side in case your relationship goes sour.These are not macro-trends – everything here is subject to change over the next week, or even the next five minutes.Consider it a quick snapshot of a few of the things that are resonating with this demographic around the globe. Mipsterz: Around the world, young Muslims – especially women – are bucking Western stereotypes to prove that they can be true to their faith and still be hip, stylish and at the forefront of culture. Insta-Nostalgia: Young people crave nostalgia so much that they often put a frame on the moment as soon as it happens.
Of course, memes like Throwback Thursday (#TBT) also increasingly enshrine the recent past. Welcome to Night Vale: The creators of this darkly comic, surreal podcast found that teen girls were a big audience for them, proving that teens are looking for new types of stories and content that they can consume in pieces throughout their busy lives. Supernatural Exhaustion: After a good run, movie franchises like Twilight are making way for more realistic stories, including TV shows like The Fosters which depicts the challenges faced by a non-traditional family. Plastic Surgery Up Due to Bullying and Selfie-Conscious Teens: Between the inherent vulnerability of youth and the 24-hour spotlight of social media, self-confidence is a major struggle for teens.
” If you’re hungry to scope out the next big thing, knowing what’s hot with teens is a great way to see what’s going to spread upward and outward into the general culture.