Teenagers tend to need more of EVERYTHING, because everything inside us is changing extremely quickly. That's why we stuff our faces, run around like crazy (when we feel like it), and could sleep for days if you were to leave us alone in the dark for long enough. And added to that, our bodies are finally capable of forcing themselves to stay up when we want to, so we end up staying up much. much later than we should. I've never been a late sleeper, but I remember my brother sleeping until as late as 4 pm sometimes. True, we have nowhere to wake up to, but it's mostly our bodies being exhausted from growing and changing, and needing more rest.
Teens sleep so late for many reasons... as above LOL, but there is one important factor missing.
During Adolescence many of a young persons Neural pathways are being remade and reformed as part of the progression to Adulthood. This can lead to a tendency for long periods of sleep, mood swings and all the other behavior parents get soooo upset about.
So that along with late night parties, music etc etc is not generally a good mix...
But what the hell, you only live once, get out there and enjoy yourself before the system gets YOU :-)
Mmm... its because some of our friends are out in the day (or in school) and they go on the internet at night and the convo last for hours end. Also with many sites in the net like facebook theres so many connection to other people whos also online. If there were less people on, the less people will stay up late, unless theyre watching a film, partying, studying, reading a book, listening to music, anything really. The night is our day! Its an odd thing :P
I don't sleep late. Then again...I don't sleep. Lol. During school though, I sleep 3 hours, then wake up at around 3 A.M. and stay here. It could also be from this addiction to FA. xD
I think teens are just full of too much energy. Hormones are chaning, we're seeing the world in new ways, so it's just natural that we stay up so late.
i rememebr when i was a teenager. hmm 13 up till around 17 and i was teh same. i dont know why but i just loved staying up all night with mates. helped a lot if there were girls there too. but ya know even today i dont think i could pin point the exact reason for why i did it, maybe to prove a point :S
I don't :) I'm 15 and I go to bed at around 10:30 ...sometimes 11 and wake up at 6:00am every morning, even on weekends and during the summer. but all my friends can sleep till like noon..but then again most of them go to bed at like 1:00 am...so yea..
i stop up till about 3 in the morning.
its because im:
-having an exciting conversation with someone
-feel like rubbish >.<
-cant sleep because i slept in till 2pm
or because i think im awesome because im able to stay up all night ;D !
I love being the only one awake at night. In-between 1 AM and 4 AM everything's just so quiet in my house and I can just sit on my bed with the window open and listen to the crickets or watch the snow fall. It's just so peaceful.
Technically the younger you are the more sleep you need. That is why older people sometimes suffer from insomnia, which is actually quite natural in most cases.
Ohhhhhh, I misunderstood...or maybe I didn't? Half the people thought you meant GO to sleep late, and half of them thought you meant WAKE UP late...I'm so confused.
emma u r 16 u cant be working fulltime at all. ericson smith was asking why we sleep late all the time n if u worked fulltime u cant really stay up late
Because we stay up (usually) half the night.
Unless school is in the morning or in my case, I have to work the next day.
I only sleep late if I was up half the night on FunAdvice or listening to music, or if I had a rough day the day before.
to be honest my bed time is 10:30 . but if i was obliged to stay i can control over myself till 11:00 =)
cuz when our parents or grown up tells us not to sleep we do the opposite assuming its cool..teens lol
I go to bed at around 11ish usually but I stay up all night long when Im playing on my XBOX. YEHHHHH!
I live in the UK, and 16 year olds can work full time here once they have left school, which I have.
Our town is DEAD in the morning... go to walmart at 7am.. nothing but white/gray heads :P
No responsibilities? No kids to wake you up, no dogs to take out, no work to get to?
HMM...cuz we have all the time in the world and better yet nothing better to do :)
I'm a teen and I work and get up early to do so. I don't have children though.
we make up for all the time we will miss once we have a job and kids haha.
ii dunno about other people, but i sleep late so i can miss 1st period...
Because we like to stay up unless we have to get up early in the morning.
I can't stop listening to music xD ... I'm think I'm nocturnal. :]
Right! And no kids either. Question answered. Points received!
we love to sleep, we Just dont like going to bed early :)
We were made that way. Naww it's cuz of homework
coz we are always tierd coz we stay up late x
oh and i dont have school in the morning (:
Because you let them. Get them out of bed!
cause we stay up late and theres no school
we dont :O (i just woke up :O:O:O)
i dontt lol im in bed by like 12 am :p
I love this answer! Its probably true.
because we stay up alll night haha .
mmm, prolly too many distractions.
Because of Funadvice -_-
Little miss perfect :-)
thanx 4 the points eh
cuz were growing
we stay up late
we dont work
XBOX FTW :)