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Peer pressure


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Peer Pressure

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Peer pressure

  1. 1. Topic:- PEER PRESSURE Presented by :- Harshit Nadda CSE 1st Year 13529
  2. 2. Peer & Peer Pressure Peers are the individuals with whom a child or adolescent identifies himself ,who are usually but not always of the same age-group. Peer pressure can happen when we are influenced to do something we usually would not do, or stop us from doing something we would like to do.
  3. 3. SPOKEN PEER PRESSURE IS… When someone says something directly to you that puts a lot of pressure on you and makes it hard to say no. UNSPOKEN PEER PRESSURE IS… When you feel that you are supposed to act or dress a certain way because it seems like everybody else is doing it or because it’s the cool thing to do, even though nobody has said anything about it.
  4. 4. WHY do we have peer pressure? The only reason… WE WANT TO BE ACCEPTED BY OUR
  5. 5. Types of peer pressure • Positive peer pressure • Neutral peer pressure • Negative peer pressure
  6. 6. Positive peer pressure • Good peer pressure is being pushed into something that you didn't have the courage to do or just didn't cross your mind to do. • Good peer pressure can also be a situation when your friends convince you not to do something you were going to do because it wasn't in your best interest. • Good peer pressure is when you get pushed into something that you didn't want to do and it turned out well. • As example, Our peer encourage us to study hard for mid-term exam
  7. 7. Influence of peer pressure • Friendship. We can find friendship and acceptance, and share experiences that can build lasting bonds. • Feedback and Advice. Our friends listen and give us feedback as we try out new ideas, explore belief, and discuss problems. Peers can help us make decisions. And also, our peers can give us advice and do the right things.
  8. 8. • Socializing. Our peer group gives us opportunities to try out new social skills. Getting to know lots of different people and help us to build a relationship. • Encouragement. Our friend can encourage us to study hard and not to give up easily if there’s any problem. This is a big encouragement. • New Experiences. Our peers might get us involved in clubs, sports, or religious groups. Our peers might bring us to experience something good that we had never experienced before.
  9. 9. How can you benefit from good peer pressure? • You may learn something new and have a new experience, can find talents, • You can overcome a fear. • You will avoid breaking the law, getting into trouble with your parents and hurting your health. • Friendships, socializing, encouragement and good advice.
  10. 10. Neutral Peer Pressure • Occurs when peers pressure one to go along with the crowd in a way that’s not harmful to others. • This type of pressure occurs frequently in the teenage years and should not be considered a problem. • For example, your friends invite you to go for a party which many friends will go.
  11. 11. Negative peer pressure • When your friends persuade you to do something that maybe you don’t really want to do, or is not in your best interest. • Negative peer pressure is usually the result of wanting to be accepted by your peers. • As example, skipping class, fighting, smoking cigarettes, stealing, using alcohol or other drugs, lying to parents about where you’re going, vandalism, trespassing, skipping class
  12. 12. How can bad peer pressure affect you? • Bad peer pressure usually leads to doing something bad such as drinking alcohol, using drugs, or smoking. • It can lead to trouble with the law, with your parents and it can affect your health.
  13. 13. How can you respond to negative peer pressure? • The key to dealing with negative peer pressure is self-confidence. • Be yourself, make your own decisions, regardless of what others think. • Listen to your gut • Learn to feel comfortable saying "no." • Hang with people who feel the same way you do. • If a situation seems dangerous, don't hesitate to get an adult's help.
  14. 14. Although peer pressure has it’s good and bad, we have to accept the good and face the bad . If not, we will be influenced by our peers to do something which is dangerous and unhealthy.
  15. 15. SO
  16. 16. • Saying "No" We must learn to say “NO" to those things that we don’t want to do or which is not right. Explaining to people in a calm way why we don't want to be part of something is one way of handling it. • Take Action Sometimes we are able to tackle peer pressure because we feel more comfortable in our environment. Standing up for someone may help us exercise our beliefs or rights. Both of these are ways in which you may be able to create a positive vibe out of peer pressure.
  17. 17. •Plan for possible pressure situations. Think ahead of how we can handle situations. Decide ahead of time — and even rehearse — what we'll say and do. Learn a few tricks. •Hang with people who feel the same way we do. Choose friends who will speak up with us when we're in need of moral support, and be quick to speak up for a friend in the same way.
  18. 18. Choosing friends is very important for us. We can’t live without friends but we also can't have a bad peer pressure. Good pressure can improve us but bad one won't. Having a true and good friend is important. We should choose our friends carefully. Know who is the good peer and who is the bad.
  19. 19. The End Thank you