Dealing with Peer Pressure

    “Dealing with Peer Pressure,” Ensign, December 2017

    Friend Connection

    Dealing with Peer Pressure

    Learn how the Friend magazine can help your family understand a different sensitive topic each month.

    Friend Connection article

    The kids your children interact with can have a big influence on them—and vice versa. Last month’s Friend looks at the upsides and downsides of peer pressure and encourages children to be a force for good in the lives of others. Turn to the November Friend for some help getting the conversation started!

    The Ripple Effect” (pages 36–37)

    In this story, a boy learns that his attempts to share the gospel can have a wider influence than he first imagined.

    Peer Pressure Problems” (page 34)

    A page of ideas for children to use if a friend or classmate tries to pressure them to do something they don’t want to do.

    Question Corner: My friends sometimes use their phones to look at bad pictures. What should I do?” (page 21)

    Advice from children, for children, about this important topic.