How to Handle Peer Pressure – Life Skills

Life Skills PrepareMyKid Teens Peer Pressure

 

Eventually we all get peer pressured to do drugs or drink alcohol –  even if it’s not direct.

It’s harder to say no than you think – especially because no one wants to be “that person” that says no or is a “goodie-goodie”.

Drugs and alcohol have always been an issue in high school and they always will. They’re in issue in every-day life too.  The key is to know what you want for your life so you can learn to say no in a way that you feel comfortable.

The “experts” tell people to “Just say no,” but that really doesn’t work.  So how can you say no without feeling self-conscious and embarrassed?

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