Peer pressure is direct influence on people by peers, or an individual who gets encouraged to follow their peers by changing their attitudes, values, or behaviors to conform to those of the influencing group or individual. Our peer group values and attitudes influence, more strongly than do family values. Adolescence is the time when a person is most susceptible to peer pressure because peers become an important influence on behavior during adolescence, and peer pressure has been called a hallmark of adolescent experience. They are an important influence in adolescence and sometimes it's natural to behave in certain ways just to fit in.
Some teens give into peer pressure because:
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