Friend Connection

Dealing with Peer Pressure

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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.