Sunday, May 3, 2009

Peer Pressure...the bag of tricks

Who needs you as a friend anyway? You're such a baby! It won't hurt you!

Have your friends ever used these lines on you? Did you give in, even though you didn’t want to?

These are a few of the goodies in the Peer Pressure Bag-of-Tricks. The tricks include put-downs, rejections, and reasoning, as well as pressure without words, or unspoken pressure.

Try this game to see if you can identify the types of pressure.