Recent cultural phenomenon where young people (typically ages 13-18) think that they have it tough, that they have rights, and that their opinion actually means something, and that they can do whatever the hell they want.
Such uncouth behavior undoubtedly arises from lack of parental guidance. Or because the kid in question is just plain stupid. Normal kids from good families don't have a rebellious, angsty stage.
"This Linkin Park album is so deep."
"I can do whatever I want!"
"I want my freedom!"
"I'm killing myself!"
"You can't control me!"
"I'm like, so totally depressed and stuff."
"It's just a little pot!"
When teenagers, for any number of reasons combined with their hormones and stress from school, get depressed. Contrary to popular beleif, some teenagers actually do have it rough and have to deal with shit most adults don't have to. Other teens don't and just like to pretend they do. Either way, everyone has a right to be pissed off
Teen who actually has it tough and has teen angst as a result:
"I am really depressed man my parent died and nobody is helping"
Teen (usually a popular kid) who likes to think they have it rough due to teen angst:
"Man, nobody gets me I hate my parents bla...bla...bla..."
You can be angsty at any age. Middle age angst, teen angst, what ever you want.
I am full of teen angst even though I am an adult.
Bullshit term coined by those who don't know the effects and feelings brought on by depression. While there ARE those who don't know the full effects and are, in fact, just whiny, the term teen angst is highly offensive to those who are in fact depressed, clinically or not, and the dumbasses who apply the term to general teen culture ought to spend one week in the shoes of those who they criticize.
1: Blogs are for whiners. It's just teen angst.
2: And guess what! Nobody cares what you think, jackass.
A condition akin to depression effecting American teen aged youth. Typically accompanied by well justified feelings of inadequacy and a desire to end one's life. A single successful treatment option exists, and can often be self administered by the affected teen by ensuring that a loaded gun or large quantities of sleeping pills are available for times of significant ''outbreak" .
''I know you gave me life. I hate you mom"
"A BMW? You're giving me a BMW? I hate you dad"
"I'm an American teenager. I'm fat. I hate everything"
"I want to kill myself! Why are you laughing mom and dad ? "
When teens for one reason or another think they have it hard. They often bitch and whine about stupid piddley ass shit and say they will kill themselves over the same piddley ass bullshit.
"I had to take out the garbage tonight...I'm going to kill myself."
"Mommy made me wash the dishes so I'm going to kill myself."
"I had to do homework tonight...I have it so hard."
A very serious Non-existent mental condition that medical doctors tend to confuse for Bi-polar disorder. Solely giving teens a reason to bitch and moan about nothing important.
My Vagina hurts, I have teen angst.
My dad says I display homosexual tendencies and says it's because I'm full of teen angst... and faggotry.
Yes it exists, get over it
Yes it sells records, books, movies.
It's why Simple Plan skyrocketed to the level they're at.
You can listen and find comfort in the lyrics
Or complain and listen to a local band with the same basic message. Just as long as you understand it all has the same basis: angst
Get over it
"I have so many problems...so much teen angst"
"I listen to Simple Plan to get over that"
"Ewww no, I'd rather listen to Dashboard"
"I love them too"