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Peer Pressure

"Do not be deceived: 'Evil company corrupts good habits'" (1 Corinthians 15:33).

Who we spend time with, as well as whose opinions we value, will greatly affect who we become and what we do. Peer pressure is a challenge that many face daily, but it can be overcome. Check out our resources below for more information.

  • by Amanda Stiver
The expression "friends with benefits" refers to the relationship where a guy and girl who are friends socialize, share companionship at times and have regular sex with "no strings attached".
  • by Scott Hoefker
More and more voices in society attempt to run down marriage, claiming it's out of date and seeking to change its definition. But there's still much to be said for this relationship God instituted when He first made man and woman.
  • by United Church of God
Everyone knows that in most cultures dating is a prelude to marriage. But what many don't know is that how we date greatly influences the kind of marriage we will have. The way we conduct ourselves while dating is an excellent indicator of the commitment we will have to a future relationship and an indicator of the level of happiness we will enjoy.
  • by United Church of God
Given all the confusion that exists today regarding sex, it's important for us to understand some of the most common but mistaken ideas about this subject.
  • by William Ledford
From the time we are small children and throughout our adult lives, we have to make choices that affect the rest of our lives. As we grow older, those choices become more complicated and difficult—and the consequences more serious.
  • by Felicia Villaescusa, Vivienne Villaescusa
Modesty—outward and inward—matters to God. Remember that no matter the circumstances, we are modeling a way of life.
  • by Becky Sweat
No one likes to be excluded, but it happens often in our society. Here is valuable information to help you know how to respond to the problem of cliques.
  • by Megan Brown
Wanting to look your best is part of our nature, and admittedly it makes us feel really good. But is there a balance between being modest and trendy?
  • by Emily Quant
I thought I knew exactly what I was doing, but my trip to Spain yielded some unexpected results.
  • by United Church of God
Being social creatures, it’s easy to be influenced by our peers and friends. Have we been persuaded lately into something that is not God’s will?
  • by David Cobb
The sexual aspects of our hearts, minds and bodies should be jealously protected and saved for only one person—your husband or wife—whether you are married now or still waiting to meet Mr. or Miss Right.
  • by Dan Dowd
So, is marijuana a harmless drug or a gateway to all kinds of trouble?