Dealing With Peer Pressure At School

Peer pressure is a very real problem that youngster need to deal with each and every day of their lives. There are instances when the kids are being bullied by their peers that they find themselves at wits end! This makes them do undesirable actions to themselves and in some cases to those around them too!

Talk Out About Bullying

The kids need to be taught about bullying. They should be taught about which action can be called as bullying. Kids need to be taught that every action has a reaction. Which is why they should never bully any one in their lives. And they should also be able to identify if they are being bullied and never let it remain a secret. The kid should be taught that the only solution to getting bullied is to tell the adults i.e. his or her teacher and parents about it. When a child is loud enough the bullies will most probably leave him or her alone, for the fear of being caught.

Talk Against Bullying

The next thing that we need to teach our kids is to not simply tell that they are being bullied but actually talk against it! When a victim starts to stand up to her bullies, they tend to back off in most cases. The more a person shows that they are getting affected by the bullying and that they are too afraid to talk against the bully, then the bully understanding that they have the upper hand will try to abuse the victim after. So always teach the kids to not be afraid in standing up for themselves and in that case their friends too! Just like they get together for an IGCSE chemistry tutor in Hong Kong discussion.

 Ignore the Pressure to Keep Up

When a kid is in school and in their teens they have this desire to be like the others. They want to keep up to their standards. They feel the need to do all the things that their friends are doing. As long the friends are doing good things it is okay. But if they are going in the wrong direction? So, you need to first teach your kids what is right from wrong. And then you should give them the opportunity to do what they want. But in all cases always make sure that you keep a tab on them. You need to be their watchmen to their IB chemistry exam tutor! Just to ensure that you kid is always on track.


Finally, you need to teach your kid to be strong. They need to face any situation with confidence. And always maintain their beliefs and values. Unless you, as a parent is able to instil in them the values and morals of your culture, you will be unable to get them to be strong in their beliefs and never, even once give in to the bullying or pressurizing of the others!

Article by Eve Beach

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