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Taking a Look at Peer Pressure

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Peer pressure. No one can hear those two words and not feel bad in some way. Peer pressure happens in every school. Teens are being torn down by other teens. It is not okay to hurt anyone no matter what. Every year some kid runs away from home probable because of being peer pressured, peer pressure must be dealt with some way or another. If putting up laws helps get rid of peer pressure it's worth it. Teen peer pressure has become a big problem in schools, and teens should be required to go a school counselor, go to a convention to learn about saying no, and schools should be aware of these problems.

Teens are going the wrong way. They are listening to the wrong people at the wrong time. In Jennifer Love's book How To Say No- For Teens Jennifer talks about the reasons of saying no in sticky situations. "They easily give into [peer pressure]" (Love)says. Teens usually go with the wrong thing. They pull themselves into it. Peer pressure is very bad but sometimes teens don't understand what it can do to them. School might have once been a fun place for you. (Love) also talks about what can happen when peer pressure gets taken to school. "But since your friends and teachers have no respect for you, you might end up disliking school" (Love). If school was once a fun place it's not anymore. Kids are being treated with no respect what so ever. You might end up disliking school.

Peer pressure affects everyone whether it is visible or not. "If one
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