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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.
Try not to overdo the favors you do for them. It is hard to say, "no" to a friend, but that is the only way to not to leave yourself being taken advantage of. Answer2: ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!Peer pressure can be very strong, but please be your own person and make wise choices in life based on what you w…
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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.
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Peer pressure is probably one of the biggest issues in high school, but especially if your a freshman. Freshman want to fit in and sucumb to peer pressure to do it. Answer2: Peer pressure is in high school and all schools and age groups. Adults want to be accepted by their peers too. No one-young o…
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Peer pressure is being urged to do what your friends (peers) are doing, even if you don't really want to do it, in order to "fit in" with the group. For example, if you see your friends skipping school or smoking illegal drugs, you might go and do it -- not because you actually want to, but only to …
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Peer pressure affects the family by making kids try and do what they want! They make kids disobey their parents They have a mind of their own and go against their parents rules.
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Thing's like people telling you, you should have sex, drink, smoke, and other thing's you don't want to do.
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Try to make it a short and friendly kiss that way he'll think it's in a friendly gesture (if you don't want him to know you like him). If you want him to know, make it a little longer, but not too long! You'll want to leave him wanting more.
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When you get influenced by your peers (friends) to do something not good for you
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just about every teen out there experiences peer pressure
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Dont cut the trees......Cut on your lavish lives!!
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Positive peer pressure is pressure from others to do the right thing and not give in to doing the wrong thing. Which means being a good friend or person etc.
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-Tell yourself you don't need to do it.-Tell your peers your not interested.-Make excuses why you can't.(For example for drugs or alcohol "I can't I have to take a drug test for track")
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Answer It Depends on the type of peer pressure; It it is negative peer pressure then yes but if it is positive peer pressure and your not under age then no.
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Try your hardest to fight it. And stay away from the person who is giving you the peer pressure.
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You can't be embarrassed. If you are, then you have obviously let them embarrass you. It's almost like what Elenaor Roosevelt said when she stated, "No one can make you feel inferior without your permission."
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There are no particular set out steps for dealing with peer pressure it is as simple as just saying no and leaving whatever and wherever you are. If you know it is wrong and do not want to be a part of it do not give in to peer pressure - walk away - most times these decisions affect your whole life…
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Peer pressure is a thing that affects everyone, mainly school but can happen outside school. The trick is to NEVER give into peer pressure. You should never be forced to do/think/say what you don't want to. Even if one of your friends is the one pressurising you, you must keep reminding yourself, it…
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professional when with the right people, they influence you in a positive way and convince you to make the right choices. peer pressure can help indecisive people to decide on a final choice condoms often negtaive, and people are perssured into drugs alcohol law breaking and such shenanigans.
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everyone feels some kind of peer pressure, i do, and sometiems, just do what my bf wants to do.... but just do wat you feel, not do what you think they want you to do, make since? cuz i kinda confused myelf, but stand up for your right, im not letting my bf do wat he wants now, cuz im changing... so…
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try to tease or drop some hints. Get into a romantic environment, that should do.
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Some factors that affect peer pressure are the age of the people along with the personality of the people. Other factors include society's influence.
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No one can be sure because most 8-9 out of 10 do and those who don't are either really lucky or are not associated with people as well as they should be. People can fight it by just walking away though.
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You don't. This has to be a mutual thing and have a level of commitment between the two of you. A boy you just touches you because he wants to is not the type you want to be friends with. That would be crude and very rude. Instead you want to know a boy who respects you and is polite. It will happen…
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Only the two of you can talk about this and decide what is in your best interests. Don't ever listen to others or let others decide what is best for you.
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Most people vent to their friends about things that happen to upset them. People make comments about wanting to strangle somebody because they are so frustrated with that person. I would like to hear some of the meaningless threats people make everyday that they have no intention of carrying out.
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I believe it has always been this way and isn't a new thing. It stems from a simple need to 'belong' and be accepted. To give an example, if you study the social habits of prisoners you can see a lot of 'tribal' behavior, a new inmate will immediately seek out his own kind in order to belong. When …
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You can't, that's why it's called peer presure. Well, you have to believe what your heart is telling you. Just imagine you parents being with you. Could you do it in front of them? If not, then that should tell you you shouldnt be doing it.
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A thesis statement on peer pressure should focus on circumstances that people may end up being pressured to do things that are harmful. Statistics and facts should also be used to make a case.
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yes there are. there is positive peer pressure, and negative peer pressure. going and doing drugs is negative peer pressure, whereas going to do something fun and exciting is positive peer pressure.
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Friendly peer pressure is pressure to do something that comes from a friend. It could be a friend wanting you to take a drink, smoke a cigarette, or stay out late.
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-causes of peer pressure is when u go through so much stress at home, your family treats you different or you just feel like no ones there for you.
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im about 80% sure it means that the more peers downloading a file the longer it takes you to download the particular file the more seeders the faster
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Sometimes your friends are jealous or dont know what to say. Peer pressure is not a good thing because whatever you want to do should be your decision not your friends.
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Some words for not caring are indifferent and apathetic. Another one is flippant. Hope this helped!!!
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Peer pressure is a state of mind. Although for whatever reason, there are mental illness's that can be classified under the cause of peer pressure. I think peer pressure is all about the similarities all of us have in common. We each see ourselves as part of the herd. Social living has influence on…
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Negative peer pressure would be when people withhold affection or other usual contact because you have done something particularly offensive to the group's view of right and wrong. Answer Negative peer pressure is when people you know, that are around your age, pressure you to do something you wou…
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There are many effects of peer pressure in any student. These effects include stress, irregular behavior, and lack of sleep.
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If several people were all smoking and someone joined their group, that person may feel pressure to 'fit in' with their peers.
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People give into peer pressure because they want to fit in with the group that is pressuring them to do something.
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Having friends could bring you under peer pressure, heck it would bring ANYONE under peer pressure, just look for the right ones. I won't keep talking about you should have friends and you should blah blah blah. Anyways, just be who you are, if you like reading then read so no one would really bothe…
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peer pressure starts when someone tell some one else like there peer to do something that they don't want to do they force it on you until you do it unless you say no thanks and walk away.
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There are quite a few different examples of positive peer pressure. These examples include pressuring someone to try out for a sport they've been wanting to play.
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The family is the first major agent of socialization for most individuals. They help children to internalize culture and develop a social identity. They also provide an ascribed social status to its young members, and play a key part in early sex-rol socialization. It can also go in the opposite dir…
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it dependsYou hold up to your peers by simply being yourself, not who anyone wants you to be, I know that it sounds like a cliche but it is extremely true! Don't let them fool you, the ones who are getting high, sleeping around, or anything else. Don't let it get to you if that's not you. I'm a high…
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I think the advantages of peer pressure is you start to feel very uncomfterble and worried about what that person or more wants you to do that you don't want to do. Remember: Peer pressure is people around your age wants you to do something that you don't want to do.
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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
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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. Doesnt this happen a lot anyway. I thought it was pretty normal to be naked when changi…
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What percent of teen are under the influence of peer pressure?everyone likes dick
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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
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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
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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. They ju…
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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 and…
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The statistics for clothing as a result of peer pressure are alarming especially for teens. Over 65 percent of clothing trends are influenced by peer pressure.
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People relatively rich, poor and middle class, come to study in a multicultural environment. Anyone can take classes at home, and graduate, but schooling acts as in instrument to groom children, into ones who can freely interact with the opposite sex, and kids from other sects of the society.
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People use peer pressure to dare kids in school to do things they do not want to do. Most of the time the people who dare people are to scared to do the dare themselves so they dare other people to see if they will do it. And if they don't the person who gave the dare will call them names or insult …
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some kinds of peer pressure are personal peer pressure, friendly peer pressure, rude peer pressures and many more.
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You learn from the actions around you, which shape your character or personality, due to the people you're with or would like to be. Also, your brain develops at an early age to defer what they comprehend and remember from experience, social interaction, and mental memorization. Your personal identi…
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this is a quite deep psychological thing, basically there are 3 types of agreeing with sum1, compliance which is when you just go along with it, internalisation when you completely chaneg your mind and wholly believe it and identification in it- it depends which of these it is as to why. the 2 norm…
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ballz in ur mouth
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could be the teens who judge their peers
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Yes, peer pressure can lead to crime and other undesirable characters. Peer pressure can also lead to prostitution and drug abuse.
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Me personally , im 14 and i have peer pressure everyday. And i handle it by talking to my friends, family and if something is really wrong i go to our guidance counclur,. Friends and family give so much support. if its your friends who are giving you peer pressure then maybe their not your friends. …
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Goodnterrrible.com shoud have the answer. Good luck!!
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a black female friend of mine said it was his conversation style - which males of her own race that she had met over the years did not usually provide
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The five kinds of peer pressure: PositiveNegativeFriendlyHeavyIndirect
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I think reverse peer pressure is when a person is goes against the majority and pressures someone to do the right thing, rather than the wrong thing.
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Yes, A conclusion is ending up on what your story is mainly about, So, Today at the Fair, I had an amazing time! I hope I can go again soon.
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Overall, there are arrogant people in every race. What causes arrogance is a combination of observing it in others and being insecure. Arrogance helps to cover for insecurity.As for why one ethnic group may have this trait more than others would usually involve socioeconomic factors. People who a…
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we face peer pressure and all the responcibility of trying to impress our parents. We also try to impress others. Its the time you become worried of what others think. You should be just joining high-school and leaving junior-high or whatever the circumstances are. New challenges are thrown your w…
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well it depends but it usually means they aren't that into you and they are letting you down easily.
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"sweat peas are sweet so when someone calls you that, they are calling you sweet!" Sweet peas are not sweet in fact they are poisonous, but they smell very sweet which is where they got their name. A lot of mothers call their child their sweet pea because they are small like peas, sweet and peas a…
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we give into pressure because we don't want to be mad fun of or be rejects. even though most teenagers know right from wrong they give into the pressure.Easily influenced or persuaded by others. Personal "problem" in the end that needs to be fixed.
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Obviously you don't consume any alcoholic beverages.
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Peers are the colleagues or friends of your teen whom he/she meets everyday. There are some similarities in their ways of thinking and behavior which brings the teens close to their peers. The teens usually spend more time with their peers than they do with their parents. Thus, it is quite possible …
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yes. people often reject ideas because they had once believed in the same and now that they see it one way they want you to see it that way too.
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Peer Pressures? In home school peer pressures are none existent. Siblings hang out with each other, and dad is always "fairly cool". But of course fights will still happen... it isn't paradise. The only real peer pressures are those around friends after school hours. But since you spend your time w…
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That would depend on the cause of the anxiety. If it is anxiety about school and grades (fear of failure), then just apply yourself, and do the best you can. And while everyone prefers to make top grades, not everyone does. But not being in the top 10 or 20 per cent of your class is ok. But if you f…
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Peer pressure can effect your health if your peers encourage you to do drugs, smoke, eat an unhealthy diet, not exercise, or participate in other unhealthy practices.
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1. It makes them feel bad 2. You have no right 3. Their just different then you, everyone is 4. How would you like it if people made fun of you 5. After a while some people actually might commit suicide from being so miserable 6. Its just wrong -Another opinion Making fun of people is all abou…
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Humans are social beings and we always try desperately to 'fit in' the world around us. When you are a part of a group you feel pressurized because you have to ensure that you are 'like' others in group. So knowingly or unknowingly you try to copy others around you (mostly ones considered ideal mos…
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Just dont listen to the kids, all you have to do is ignore them and keep walkin and if they follow you just tell them a piece of yo mind. If your scared to do that, just tell the principal or i trusted teacher or student
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There are negative, positive, heavy, indirect, and friendly peer pressure.
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Depends on like your age. Growing up i would read Chicken Soup Books they would give different situations about things.
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What is peer pressure? There are times when your friends have a lot of influence on what you say, do, or feel. They also affect the choices you make. This kind of influence is called peer pressure. It can either be good or bad. Good or positive peer pressure helps you be your best. Bad or negative p…
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Simple, they will use you for little things like telling you to steal from shops, or making you smoke when you say no. try this: when they ask you to do something you know is wrong, say "why don't you do it" they will most likely make an excuse to avoid answering you.
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Though peer pressure is very problematic to handle it, usually keeps people on their toes to do better than the last time and improve to lead their group. But kind of matter such is only good when it comes to giving projects first or getting 100% score not in how much can you smoke. Thus, peer press…
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It depends on the social environment and the person themselves. If he/she is dating a boy/girl, in some cases, somebody will most likely get peer pressured into doing something. Sometimes, if he/she doesn't get what they want, they'll go and spread a rumor about them. (Ex. They'll say something like…
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Stand up for yourself and say no, I will not do this because your my friend or I will not do this because I want to hang with you. This might talk your friend (I dont think it will work with a person who you want to be friends with or who is prone to bad stuff you shouldn't do) out of doing any bad …
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This might be due to shyness, bad attitude/character or the reputation you made during your first few conversation with other people. You can try improving that image by having a more cheerful attitude as it is most attractive of all kinds, being cold to people hardly helps (until someone is rude t…
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tell him dat i'll help u in any difficult situation and if ther iz anything tell me i'll help in my words
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Let us try and understand just what peer pressure is. It when one is influenced by ones peers, either to you have change your mind when you have decided to do something. Your peers however try and steer you in a more positive direction. This is when peer pressure can come in handy and is acceptable.…
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it influences teen purchasing by a propaganda called bandwagon and it makes the audience feel as if everyone else is getting it so they can get the teenagers to buy the certain product to fit in with their peers and not be outsiders.
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Peer pressure in school means that you feel like you should do what everyone else is doing. because your "peers" want you to do it. You should never give in to peer pressure and always ask yourself "why" am i doing this? And if it is because of other people, you should think if you would do it befor…
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There are many disadvantages to peer pressure. For one thing, a person's friends can compel them to behave in ways they would never normally do. For another, a person can be ostracized from the group if they do not behave in the way the group would like them to.
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if you or someone wants to use peerpressure to quit drinking, bravo! First, ditch the friends who are tryingti get tou to drink. people like that really dont care about your wellbeing and may take advantage of you. next, develope new friends that are infamous for being good.. this maybe hard because…
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Cyberbullying has several causes. Like every other type of bullying, the bullier is usually an individual who puts others down in order to build him or her self up. Cyberbullying simply utilizes a new form of communication. Thus, besides the normal factors of low self-esteem, difficulties growing …
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A lot of times when kids want to be cool they will hang out with the "bad" kids or the "cool" kids, and they will be told if you don't do this then you can't be part of our group anymore. So feeling that they need to be part of that group they will do that, most of the time it's a bad thing they do.…
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You are living a life that is yours, not anyone elses, yours, and if your going to live your life, then you might as well do it how you want to. Not how anyone else wants you to. Being pressures into doing something you don't want to, that like living someone elses life. You should be able to say no…
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