Facts To Know!! Career confusion is a normal state of mind among teens. It is believed that the atmosphere in which a child grew up is essential for developing its sense of self-consciousness and identity. Realisation phase for teens may realize that they behave differently depending on the situation and who's with them. Teens figure out who they are by experimenting with new appearances and different looks or new interests. Career confusion is a big reason for stress in families. Identity Crisis & Career Confusion Watch short video introduction on what Identity Crisis & Career Confusion looks like.