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Peer pressure and fitting in

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Situations where you might feel peer pressure:

1.

Taking drugs/ alcohol

2.

Having sex

3.

Sexting

4.

Shoplifting/ stealing

5.

Skipping school

6.

Driving without a licence

7.

Cheating on tests

8.

Copying someone's work

9.

Dressing/ acting a certain way

10.

Not being friends with someone

Tips to not cave into peer pressure:

1.

Be confident when you say ‘no'

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Use humour to deflect pressure/ attention

3.

Move away from the situation

4.

Be direct and say you don't appreciate feeling pressured

5.

Get support and talk to someone you trust

6.

Know what you're willing to let slide, and what you're not okay with

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