Help Your Teen Handle Peer Pressure
By Denise Witmer, About.com
While it is true that teens start spending more time with their friends and are influenced by these peers through peer pressure, parents need to remember one simple truth: your teen will never forget the values you have given him. He may not always remember to use this better judgment and peer pressure may be the reason he forgets, but these values will make it through the trials of adolescence and into his young adulthood.
Still, peer pressure is one of the tough issues parents and teenagers need to handle. Learn more about peer pressure and how to help your teen cope with it using the articles here: http://parentingteens.about.com/od/peerpressure/a/handle_peers.htm.
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