Author: Carl Bosch

Ages & Stages: 11-18: The Myth of Peer Pressure

Good old peer pressure. We hear that term thrown around a lot. It’s the cause of bad behavior and impolite language in our little ones. Later on, it’s blamed for everything from bad grades and ugly gossip, to loss of motivation and angry disrespect. Still older, we can pull out peer pressure and use it as the reason for alcohol and drug use, promiscuous sex, even depression and law-breaking.