Surveys about fear in adolescence have indicated that the most common fears are consistently death-related and danger-related. But they also include fear of failure and the fear of rejection as well as fear of the unknown.
In your age group probably the most common fears revolve around social and evaluative situations: taking tests, giving oral reports, being teased or rejected by others, being embarrassed, dating, and encountering situations requiring assertiveness.
Perhaps the greatest challenge that you will ever face in life is the conquest of fear and the development of the habit of courage. Winston Churchill once wrote, Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend. Fear is, and always has been, the greatest enemy of mankind.
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