classmates keep asking
you to have them over because
you have a pool, everyone at
school is wearing silly hats so you
do too, and your best friend begs you
to go running with her because you both
need more exercise, so you go, too. These are
all examples of peer pressure. Don’t get it
is the feeling that you are being pushed toward
making a certain choice—good or bad.
- A peer
is someone in your own age group.
- Peer pressure
is—you guessed it—the feeling that someone
your own age is pushing you toward making a certain
choice, good or bad.
What’s so difficult about avoiding
Now you have the basics, but check out the other links in this section to make sure you recognize peer pressure. That way you
can resist it when you need to.