Even peer pressure in a teenagers life can be really hard for teenagers and decisions can be poorly judged.
We’ve been subconsciously asking for permission our entire lives. Our teachers gave us grades in school, giving us permission to feel intelligent and accomplished, or not. Our peers told us which table to sit at lunch, which gave us permission to either feel popular or kind of popular or like we had just enough friends or like we were in the lame group. Our employment after college or lack thereof gave us permission to feel a certain way about our overall success so far in life.
Up until this point, people have been giving us cues on how to behave. They’ve been giving us permission to feel a certain way about ourselves. They’ve told us what classes to take and what sports to play and what college to apply to and what organizations to join. They told us what jobs to go after when we graduated and…
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