While taking some risks and the ability to think for yourself is part of growing up, teens who gravitate toward self-destructive behavior often end up feeling on edge and out of control.
How do you keep the self-destructive child from impaling himself on an entirely inoffensive stick, or burning himself in the fire?
And Geoffrey Towers as Reuben manages to become more likeable the more miserable and self-destructive he gets.
self-destructive behavior including suicide.
self-destructive tendencies, which might mean wiping out the civilization.