July 27, 2022, 16:03 | Culture
Watching these series will definitely help you better understand your children, and also – remember yourself at that age and change now.
In order to better understand teenagers from today's generation and communicate with them on the same wavelength, you need to at least know their tastes, hidden desires and fears well. We have selected 6 popular youth series that will help you understand the problems of modern teenagers, informs Ukr.Media.
The series reveals one of the most relevant topics — the use of prohibited substances and their impact on the individual. You will see how a young girl who dreams of a proper life and true love falls into bad company. She understands what she's doing wrong, but it's getting harder and harder to follow her own path.
The main role in this series is played by Zendaya, the idol of today's youth. And the plot itself will help you understand how much influence the environment has on a teenager and how it is not easy to find faith in one's own strength. Also in "Euphoria" issues of gender identity and body positivity are raised. Well, for those who are interested in modern fashion trends, this series is literally the Bible of youth trends in clothes and makeup.
In the center of the plot are the stories of gaining independence and other problems of the transitional age. Using the example of British teenagers, the creators show how hooliganism and bullying can flourish in companies, family problems affect the psyche, and how young people learn to understand themselves and others. Someone disappears at parties, someone locks themselves at home, someone paints windows and bullies the weak, but they all dream of finding their place in life.
How to prove to everyone that you will become the soloist of your own group if you have classes tomorrow? "Riverdale" shows how the relationship between teenagers and parents develops, when it comes to career choices, what intrigues arise at school and how teenagers are affected by the death of their friends. Bright and strong characters, a dynamic plot and a detective line in the series will make you really interested in the fate of the characters.
Viewers joke that "Riverdale" addictive after the premiere of the first season, the entire main cast – Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart, KJ Apa, Camila Mendes and Madeline Petsch – became the most popular young stars in Hollywood.
Very strange things
31 nominations for the "Emmy" and rave reviews from critics. "Very strange things" is a sci-fi series about a girl with unusual abilities who falls into the company of boys who investigate the mysterious disappearance of their friend in a provincial American town in the 80s. The plot, of course, is not directly related to the peculiarities of teenage life, but it will capture your attention from the very first series, and along the way will tell about true childhood friendship and timid first love.
Comedy series about the most slippery topic of transition age. The main character, an ordinary humble guy (Asa Butterfield), is very ashamed of his mother, a famous sexologist (Gillian Anderson). Constantly enduring ridicule at school, he suddenly realizes that his knowledge about sex life can make him the most popular boy among his peers. Each series will convince you that teenagers take this topic so seriously that the usual conversation about where children come from is clearly not enough for their peace and self-confidence.
13 reasons why…
An adaptation of the book of the same name about a girl who committed suicide, but before that she wrote down a message for each person who influenced her decision to die. "13 reasons why" — a drama series about the sensitivity of teenagers to gossip, rumors and bullying. You will understand or remember how difficult it is to experience betrayal at the age of 16, especially when social networks allow ridicule to multiply tenfold.