All people have problems. Some of them have many problems, the others have one or two.
Young people have as many problems as the grown-ups do, sometimes even more. It is possible to solve some problems but that's not always easy. The first problem for a teenager is to choose a good friend. I know the proverb "A friend in need is a friend indeed." I agree with it, that's why I try to make friends with sinsere and true people.
I want to have a friend who understands me. A real friend is someone who has the ability to listen to you. It will be simple and interesting to speak to him or her.
I think that young people have problems with their parents. Sometimes we have different tastes. I like the proverb "There is no accounting for tastes." For example, I am doing shopping with my mother. She likes this dress but I like that one. My mother wants me to buy this dress. But I am sure, that dress is much more to my taste. So, what dress to buy?
My parents want me to be a teacher as they are skilled teachers but I have a taste for music, and my dream is to be a composer.
Where can we go? What can we do if we have free time? My friend Nastya lives in the village. Her village is far from Moscow. It takes her three hours to come to Moscow. She says that there is nowhere to go and nothing to do in her village. There are no clubs, museums, cinemas, parks there. If she wants to go to Moscow it'll cost her a lot of money. She can't afford it.
Another problem is to get a good education.
It is necessary to pay for a good education. I think it is difficult to learn English, for example, without a personal tutor.
Many good teachers have left schools because they were underpaid. Persons without teaching experience can't teach well, so the quality of school education remains low.
I can't enter the Institute without good knowledge of the subjects. It implies paying heavy expenses for private tutoring.
I am sure that all teenagers want to have enough money to dress well, to travel abroad, to have computers and use the Internet. Not all of them can afford it. How to solve all these problems?
I think that the young people in other countries have many problems too. I have a pen-friend in Italy. He usually writes that his parents make him to do a lot of house-work. It sounds strange for us, but my friend Jack from London has his biggest problem — his freckles.