It is presented as a documentary, and indeed these students, their friends and families are all real people, and these are their stories. But many scenes seem suspiciously staged. Why would Megan, the "most popular" girl in school, allow herself to be photographed spreading toilet paper on a lawn and spray-painting "FAG" on the house window of a classmate? Is she really that unaware? She's the subject of disciplinary action in the film; why didn't she tell school officials that she only did it for the movie?
The Secret Life Of The American Teenager: Every Main Character, Ranked By Likability
My four-year-old twins are similar in many ways — both are sociable, loving and cheeky — but a few contrasts are opening up. For instance, our son is more aware of time, endlessly curious about the future. Meanwhile our daughter is more determined to do things for herself. As a psychologist focused on personality and as their father , watching their characters emerge and develop fascinates me. To that list, she could easily have added personality changes. From infancy to later childhood, our personality and temperament typically become more stable as we adopt an ever more consistent way of thinking, acting and feeling. Personality stability increases once again from late adolescence into adulthood.
Hey kids, let's put on a reality show!
The Secret Life of the American Teenager followed a fifteen-year-old girl from her teenage pregnancy to her high school graduation. Amy Juergens is a stereotypical teen, but she is carrying a big secret when she comes home from band camp. The show has quite a few main characters, and it's time to rank them from least to most likable. He starts off as a pretty sweet guy, but he becomes absolutely intolerable in a very short time.
People with strong core values make the greatest contributions, have the best sense of self, form the most secure and healthy relationships, and build the strongest communities. They are also happiest and often feel gratified and successful in life. People with strong character strengths are more resilient because they have the ability to return to a set of core values during trying times.