Self-control is a way for adolescences to avoid the influences of their peers, if a person has low self-control then they are more likely to turn over to peer pressure. We need to understand the reason for peer pressure, and also that it varies in ages. Peer pressure is more common in young, and middle aged adolescents. During this age adolescence are more vulnerable to wanting to being accepted by their peers so they engage in delinquent acts with their friends.
Everyone, during a period of their life, experiences peer pressure. There are three different forms of peer pressure: direct, indirect and individual. Indirect peer pressure is not necessarily verbal peer pressure but optical peer pressure. When a teenager is hanging out with a group of friends who smoke or do drugs they may think this negative behavior it is acceptable. Individual peer pressure is trying too hard to fit in and doing things because other people are doing them.
Undoubtedly, most teenagers have moments where they do things to try to be cool and fit in with the popular kids. The pressure that is felt is very overwhelming and can cause them act in ways that they would normally not act. She felt like she had to lie to her peers in order to be liked by them.
This study dealt with several literature and studies taken from various standard sources. These lifted pieces of literature substantiated the researches study. Making good mates is important, but sometimes trying to fit in with a group can turn sour. But often peer pressure can be linked to negative stuff.