Can a 14 year old sleep 7-8 hours per night?

I guess you're 15 now, but the answer is the same. No.

Current wisdom says teens need 9.25 hours of sleep per night, 7 days a week. Regular sleep times and wake times are important. The tough part however, is that melatonin production in teens is delayed up to 3 hours, which means those ‘tired' feelings are delayed about two hours.

My son who went to bed/sleep at 11pm, suddenly started feeling sleepy at 1am...and I thought it was his fault. My bad.

This ‘sleep phase delay' is a natural physiological occurence, and makes getting up early for school a real pain in the ass. Hence, the current public debate around later school start times...which frankly, are all justified.

Sleep well!


What is the main purpose of my life?

Praise be to Allaah.Firstly:One of the greatest attributes of Allaah is wisdom, and one of His greatest names is al-Hakeem (the most Wise). It should be noted that He has not created anything in vain; exalted be Allaah far above such a thing. Rather

Why do I always feel bad about myself?

I went through a very similar phase when I was 14 and 1/2 years old and I was anorexic. Your not gay by having thoughts of having sex with males. You also want to have sex with females. Your bisexual as am I. Everyone is stupid in your life sorry to say as it was for me then.