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Peer pressure is the influence of one's friends or social group on his or her decisions, often with negative effects.
About 10% but that oesn't mean it couldn't rise at any moment.
True but I seen people that are not Russian have a star ontheir knee.
fitting in, being popular, being skinny, being cool, and being awknoledged and noticed.
it depends on what u mean
Tempting peer pressure is something that seems appealing to you which makes it harder for you to resist .
It can probably be intensified with people under the influence of alcohol to pressure people, or under the influence of drugs even perhaps. Those factors seem to be the higher the risk of peer pressure. Whenever something dangerous like that is involved, peer pressure usually heightens.
Approval, or the thumbs up, by those of equal status to you, i.e. your peers.
Peer pressure can have negative effects by doing something you don't want to do and having negative consequences from your actions. Doing something you don't want to do can also have a negative impact on your life by ruining your social reputation. An example: Doing Drugs Having a friend...
Indirect peer pressure is when someone phsyically hurts you face to face. Definitively NOT the answer above this. Its INDIRECT not FACE TO FACE.
we dont know that its happening but sometimes they can get out of it .we dont know what the consequences are ,but we want to fit in with the croud . . we dont know that its happening but sometimes they can get out of it .we dont know what the consequences are ,but we want to fit in with the croud ...
when teens your age pressure you to do things...... teen peer preesure could be anything.... but the most ones that everyone does is sex,drugs,and alot more
just try to laugh it off, if you show people that it upset you, they will just make fun more and more. i know it was embarrassing for you but if you show it does not bother you it will soon blow over. good luck. \n. Doesnt this happen a lot anyway. I thought it was pretty normal to be naked when...
Teenagers are very influenced by peer pressure to drink in excess. It is a form of socializing and sometimes the amount of alchohol can get out of control.
even adults experience peer pressure
Like our country, we share various cultures which are also affected by peer pressure. Other cultures also share the same problem, therefore it exist.
You may want to rephrase your question to get a better answer. But, I can do my best to answer it myself. Peer pressure happens to everyone, no matter how old you are. I'm pretty sure that it is scientifically proven that human minds will be pressured to make certain decisions if others around them...
Anyone who cannot remain indifferent to the whimsical ebb and flow of emotions in his/her surroundings. Basically it comes down to not placing your self-esteem in another's hands. Once you do that, you become a beam of light-- an independent, self-assuring force to be reckoned with.
Yes. There's not much more to it. You don't realize but you're being influenced by friends, teachers, siblings parents... and you're influencing all those people too. Its not necessarily a bad thing though. You can become a better person or a worse person. Best thing to do is to think about your...
yes it is corruption!
1. Reinforce your family values (make your child feel belong inpart of your family group) 2. Talk to your children about the world (share your thoughts withthem) 3. Build up their self-esteem 4. Let them share their problems 5. Inform them of your values In conculsion, you have to communicate with...
Inform your parents and/or staff at your school or place of education, and they will be able to contact the local police and have appropriate action taken. You may also contact the police yourself.
it means to force someone to do something
Whenever your in doubt don't do it. Always go with your gut instinct. You know what the right choise is deep down so make it, regardless of what everyone else chooses or says about the decision you are making. Stand up for what you believe in, EVEN if it means your standing alone. Be a leader and...
Because it can be very hard and stressful so it makes life easier to just give in. Also sometimes it can feel like your friends will ditch you if you don't do as they say and you don't want to be seen as a chicken or whatever. Oh and because there will be pizza :D
the way peer pressure can affect ones choices is psychological and psychology is considered a social science. also, sociology is another social science that studies how people influence each other as well.
Your life will be so much better. In avoiding peer pressure, you will learn to take better control of your own life rather than someone else controlling you.
rarely is peer pressure useful...because often the peers are not behaving well themselves, and seeking to dominate others because of their own insecurities. When a person only feels safe by conforming to "peer pressure" it is a sure sign of danger and reqires an outside objective opinion.....
A negative effect of peer puressure is anything that your peers tell you to do that makes you feel uncomfortable or that you know is wrong. it can be a very dangerous thing when you are young and impressionable. So pick your friends very wisely and always do what you think is right.
it is estimated a staggering 83% of people give in to peer pressure... sadly 60% of statistics are made up...
if you are being pure pressured, what do they want you to do? ok, let say they want you to smoke. if they are ur friends, then they probably dont want to be alone in being hooked. if they are ur enemys, then they probably want to see you choke. think of the possibilitys.
Because when some people see others around them using them and telling them that they will feel good and they will look cool if they take them. They would never usually try them but they do because people are pressuring them into doing them.
Maybe by showing them the effects it can have on people
Suicide, criminal acts and more pressure
alot of self confidence.
Yes it is highly likely that this is the case. Peer pressure is the pressure of someone wanting to be part of a group or stay in the crowd and they feel if they don't they will lose their friends. What kind of friends would pressure them anyway? So when their friends start smoking they are pressured...
What percent of teen are under the influence of peer pressure? everyone likes dick
It can be hurt full to be peer pressured. Especially by your friends, thinking that they want the best for you, and some times its not even bad!! It can be good like encouaging you to go out for volleyball, or the debate team or something. -Tori Kovacevich
There are 2 types of peer pressure. The first type is good. Thatmeans your friend is teling you not to cheat. The second type isbad. That means your friend is telling you too go smoke weed. Goodpeer pressure can make you and bad peer pressure can break you.
if you don't listen to your family members. it will hurt them. you don't treat them as your parents. that's an example of how its affects family
Everybody! Becoming subject to peer pressure is an unavoidable part of maturing into an adult. It is a true test of friendship; those who attempt to pressure you into doing something bad against your will fail this test. However, those who encourage you to do something which could potentially help...
Because it gives them something to talk about some big people do like sloppy but then there are others who keep themselves looking very nice and sometimes they look nicer and have nicer things then the skinny people talking about them, but the main people who talk about fat people are ugly people it...
Teenagers fall into peer pressure when one of their friends asks them to do something that they don't want to do. The try to pursuade them even if they don't want to do it. Usually, it is something that they wouldn't do, but they do because it's "cool" and they will be made fun of if they don't.
It can affect what your thoughts are and could possibly drive you to the point of insanity.
yes even jesus was pressured to do stuff but he never caved in like the roman guard who was pressured into sentancing jesus to death by the crowd and caved
1. Bullying 2. Peer Pressure 3. No Self-Esteem or Condfindence 4. Friend Problems 5. Boyfriend/Girlfriend Trouble 6. Talking behind Backs 7. Suicide 8. CyberBullying 9. Failing Education 10. Losing in Sports
an example of direct peer pressure is like you're friends offer you a cigarette and wont let you just say no. Indirect peer pressure would be like, you took up smoking because 'every body else was doing it'.
dont do it....no matter how cool your friends think it is...dont do it it gets you no where in life
A swirlie is the unfortunate experience of having an older brother or dorm mate overpower you and push your head into the toilet bowl, then flushing it. Sorry. If someone asks if you want one, say, "No."
There is great significance in the study of peer pressure. Thisstudy examines the change in thought among individuals beingpressured that would not normally occur.
Yes it is a major problem, Many kids today are peer pressured into doing things they really didn't even want to do. sometimes it may be a little thing, but other times it can be something serious, and can be fatal, or harmful to others, or the person being pressured. eg: Drugs, alcohol , stealing,...
Joining a club in highschool like keyclub and doing community service.
Prove it. If people call you gay or something and you are not, and they won't stop, ignore them. Don't let others label you.
I think its because one kid drops out and then pressures their friend to drop out too then that kid does the same and so on and kids don't know how to handle pressure as well
Peer pressure tends to have more of an effect on children with low self-esteem. If a child feels compelled to fit in, the teen may do things that go against his or her beliefs simply to be part of the group. Peer pressure can lead to experimentation with drugs and alcohol, sex, skipping school, and...
Outsiders will view the person you have been forced to become andthat you project on to everyone else. Those that know you closelywill know the true you. Your true friends will always be able totell who you are, and that is how you know who your true friendsare.
every single one, 99%. 1/100 arent
because he is a vampire and he cant kiss you otherwise he isn't strong enough... JK He is probably a bad boy-friend if he dosent kiss you otherwise, 'cause he just is probably so embarassed to kiss you otherwise. you should leave him, or kiss him your self :P
There friends usually pressure them into doing the following.... 1. Drinking Alcohol 2. Smoking Weed or Cigarettes 3. Sneaking Out 4. Going to parties 5. Having Sex 6. Vandalism
You need to give examples and situtations on peer pressure and what would you do in that situation. You need to explain that you shouldn't be sucked into something that is wrong or that you are not comftable with. Look up peer pressure talks and do research. Then put your class together.
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The negative peers can drag the student down, by encouraging the student to engage in bad behavior. For example, a straight A student starts hanging out with the wrong people, and his grades go down to straight Ds.
To project status similar to those whom they wish to be accepted orapproved by. The prime example being other adolescents they needapproval from in order to pursue a sexual desire(not necessarilysex, could be a simple crush), since these desires are felt veryintensely in a developing young person's...
it helps because kids like to blend with pressure as in kids think that kids with dropped pants are cool so they do that
You did the right thing. How would you have felt if he had died? Perhaps you saved him from continuing to get drunk and one day driving and killing himself and somebody else. If you really need a pat on the back, he could have hit a whole family and killed them all. We are supposed to get in trouble...
This isn't really math related. but negative peer pressure is when your peers or friends try to pressure you into something you don't want to do or isn't good, like smoking or doing drugs. Positive peer pressure is when your friends or peers try to pressure you into doing something good, like...
Sometimes it's difficult to tell if someone is lying, but some studies have shown that when the eyes dilate this is a sign the person is not telling at least the whole truth. 'The eyes are the windows of our soul!' Here are some signs: . When confronted the person who lied may protest in a rage....
try to enjoy your reading ================== It would help to describe the pressure you are experiencing, and why. If you are studying for an exam, and you don't think you'll have time to prepare fully for it, remember this: it's better to be fully prepared for two-thirds of the exam than it is...
he might be gay, or he thinks you look weird or something
Try not to get really angry..don't do anything you will regret..talk to someone and let your feelings out. It's not good to hold your feelings inside all bottled up because, if you do you'll eventually explode.
Because you know deep down that it didnt matter if she was your enemy. Your conscious new it wasnt the right thing to do.
That's a matter of opinion. I personally can't stand it when my girlfriend calls me that.
Well, think about it this way. If you're with people you don't know, then what they talk about regularly may be completely different to you...
When an unpopular student follows you they are generally looking for a friend or possibly a mentor. They want to be part of things at school just as much as you or your friends are. Dare to be different from others! Smile, say hello and get to know this person as you may find you will end up having...
Both the U.S./Canadian governments make a great deal of revenue off tobacco and although they are behind the cause of it all (allegedly working with the tobacco companies at one time) the governments have turned on the tobacco companies. Although there are no ads on TV or in magazines or any form of...
Don't let people pressure you into doing things that you don't wantto do. But if you feel like it's not working, then call it off orgive it some more time.
Well, in every case that I've seen peer pressure it had bad effects. So let's say someone is really good, listens in school does their homework, Then someone who is the opposite of that comes along and teases them they are pressured to do wrong. So that is really bad.. But, in really rare cases ( I...
tell them to go to hell its your decision dont give in
Well first you need to establish why you mum is making you cry. Is it because she is being unreasonable or abusive? Or is it something you are doing? Explain to her the situation and how upset you are getting, if this doesn't help and she is still making you cry then call a childline.
us kids hate peer pressure being a kid i love it when my parentstell me not to listen when people talk drugs. or ect us kids mightnot seem like it but we defiantly listen when we really must thanksyou - real life kid
It works both ways equally.
yes, it is very important, esp between a father and a son...well, if you are a good dad and you want to instll some of those good value in others start with yourself, through yourson ofcourse, if wwe had much of this male bondind thingy we wouldn't be having so much woman abuse and child neglect,...
Start by removing yourself from the situation in small ways if you can. Secondly, Learn yourself, what your lines are in whatever way you feel most comfortable, this will make it easier for you to resist the urge to "just try it" when pressured, which will ruin it for you most likely anyway. And...
It means he is a pervert. You don't have to do that if u don't want to.
Cocaine, heroin, ecstacy, meth, and Richard Simmons.
You could have phoned a Lock Smith if it was during the day or, broken a window instead of her front door, but the point was you did get her into the house. However, now you have left her without any safety in her own home because her door is broken. You were being a good Samaritan, but a little...
I am someone who feels guilty about everything, and I would feel guilty about this too. Should you feel guilty? Yes, because you broke her door. However, should you pay for the new one yourself? No, because she asked you to do it and it was not of your own free will. It was her decision to break...
There is not one definition of normal. Everyone is different. That is what makes people beautiful and unique. Asian eyes ARE normal on Asian girls. Everybody is just right as they were created. Asian eyes are as beautiful as European/non-slanted eyes and anyone who tells you different is immature...
People want attention, and peer pressure may cause them to buy goods, just for the sake that their friends will approve, or they may get noticed in the bunch.