6 Tactful Tips for Resisting Peer Pressure To Use Drugs and Alcohol
It can get intense, especially if the people who want you to join in on a bad idea feel judged. Offer to be the designated driver. Keep a bottled drink like a soda or iced tea with you to drink at parties. When all else fails…blame your parents.
Explain that your parents are really strict, or that they will check up on you when you get home. Sometimes these situations totally surprise us. Nsa with a ybm sometimes we know that the party we are going to has alcohol or that people plan to do drugs at a concert. These are the times when asking yourself what you could do differently is key to not having to Partying here and would love company No pressure through this weekend after weekend.
Tell us in a comment below. If this is true, you are definitely hanging out with the wrong kind of people. Make up any excuse you want. Retrieved from https: National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens website.
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Submitted by Woule on April 25, If you want to break from those "friends" you need to slowly back away from hanging out with them. Go check out school clubs that meet at lunch and invite those friends as a cover. Attend school events, try out for sports - have something to do.
Don't hang out with them on the weekend. Remember - your environment is temporary and will change as get older.
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Submitted by Anonymous on March 27, In my opinion, giving a convincing reason or blaming my parents would be the best way to resist peer pressure to use drugs or alcohol. My reasons would include doing homework or studying for a test and my parents would not mind if I held them responsible for my Partying here and would love company No pressure, for there was a good reson behind it. Submitted by Simone on March 27, All of these things are excuses for not drinking, but I think it would be ok to just say you are not drinking because you don't want to.
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Submitted by Adood on September 11, I completely agree, hede I would sometimes use these tips. Submitted by Anonymous on October 17, I think that the tips are good and they are very helpful.
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Don't become too attached too quickly so that if you see any signs, you can back out early.