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Peer Pressure Persuasive speech

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Persuasive Speech - Peer Pressure Good Afternoon. I am standing here today to defend our rights and our liberty of freedom to decide. Would you do something that you do not want, like smoking or dealing or doing drugs or drinking alcohol in order to "fit in"? Let me tell you that you are violating yourself as a person If your answer is yes, because you are not staying true to yourself and you are making some other person treat you like a puppet, by making you do things that can hurt, ruin and damage your body. I am a high school student, so this means I am around this kind of things all the time. All this peer pressure starts because they tell you that if you don't do something, like deal drugs, or smoke or alcohol, you are not part of the group because there is no reason not to do it. ...read more.


But smoking, dealing or doing drugs and drinking alcohol is damaging both the body and the mind because then teenagers do not know who they are and what is right and what is wrong because they are being fooled by their friends that what they believe isn't true, that there is not going to be any consequences. Once you start you think that everything is going to be the same. But is it? After this step you can't ever go back to how it was before, your old self gets lost behind, you cross the line to the wrong side, you start drinking, then you start smoking, then drugs and there you don't realize that because of the peer pressure and not staying true to yourself and not being able to say "no", and being fooled by your friends, who are in the same situation, you can end up in a hospital with lung cancer, AID�s or alcoholism coma. ...read more.


It is not the end of the world, if you are conscious of what you are doing, you can find your true self that is lost somewhere inside of you, and leave that part of you who only follows other people's rules. Because that is what you are doing, obeying them. If you have a friend who is going through this, help him or her, because this can end up badly. If it is difficult to do, there are organizations that can help. But remember that you always have to stay true to yourself, no matter what happens or what people tell you. Learn to say no, and do what you want and believe in you, not what other persons tell you to do. Thank you for your time. I hope you understand the consequences peer pressure can lead and you know that there are solutions, so that you can actually enjoy your time in high school by just being you 805 words ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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