Now that you have explained relationships, how do you feel about the role of technology in the life of a teenager? Please expand on one particular form of technology (texting, Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, email, streaming tv, Instagram, etc.) Do you think it helps or hinders social relationships. Why?
Part 1: Describe the changing views of friendships during adolescence.
Part 2: What is meant by “peer pressure”? Why do some teens seem to be more susceptible than others to such pressure?
Part 3: We hear a lot about negative peer pressure, but many experts would argue that positive peer pressure is just as powerful.Give some examples of positive peer pressure. Have you ever seen it in action?
Part 4: Is it easier to stand up to friends or to strangers when you disagree? What advice would you give to someone dealing with negative peer pressure?