Thesis Statement About Peer Pressure

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Introduction. At first it may seem harmless, easy to stop, uninfluential… But once it happens it can change everything... Peer pressure, something that happens everyday but nobody notices.Peer pressure affects everyone all the time, everywhere you go because kids think it's cool when it's really not. They will make fun of you or talk you into it. It’s like how a fox sneaking up on it's prey, you never know it's happening until damage is already done. It’s probably one of the sneakiest issues teenagers deal with. ‘’That’s an irrelevant statement, I never even notice anything”. You might say. Exactly what I’m saying, It may take a while to notice what is going on but you will once the victim is pressured into sex, drugs, skipping class, etc.…show more content…
In the worst cases, it can lead to harmful or dangerous behaviors that could result in death, such as car accidents involving alcohol, accidents, drug overdoses, and more.
LTK: What are the effects of positive peer pressure?
CSS: When teens surround themselves with people who are making good decisions and who are involved with positive activities and choices, this typically makes teens want to be better. Having positive friends increases confidence and self-esteem. If this peer pressure happens at school, it could improve a teen's grades or even friends.
LTK: How does peer pressure affect academic performance and family life?
CSS: Peer pressure can affect these areas in a number of ways, depending on whether that pressure is positive or negative. (Found online) The next step. No one knows for sure why people peer pressure, but the next step to stopping it goes out to all of the people that do the pressuring. Just stop, don't pressure people into doing what’s wrong because of the things you do. It’s not cute. It’s not cool. There are no excuses for it. Just stop. If your friend doesn’t do it in the first place, maybe you shouldn’t either.
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