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Friendships and Peer Relationships

Bullying and Peer Pressure

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When life sucks and you feel like shit

Life can be rough sometimes, and most people, at one time or another, feel really awful. Learn about why this happens and and what you can do about it.

Peer pressure

Almost everyone is affected by peer pressure at some point. Learn about how it could affect you and what you can do about it.

What to do if you are being bullied

There are many things you can do to stop bullying. Learn the facts on how you can try and work it out yourself or ask someone else to help.

How can I develop coping strategies?

Developing coping strategies or tools to cope, is a powerful way to deal with life's inevitable challenges. Learn some new ways to cope.

What to do if someone you know is being bullied

Learn what bullying is and what to do if you think someone is being bullied.

Bystanders’ role in bullying

Being a bystander of bullying can actually be contributing to it. Learn what you can do to stop bullying.

Ten things to consider when coming out

The 'coming out' process is different for everyone. Learn 10 things to consider before telling someone about your sexuality.

Resolving an argument or disagreement

It is normal to argue or disagree with people. Learn how to resolve your differences in a constructive way.

How talking to someone can help

Everyone goes through tough times. Learn the benefits of talking to someone about how you're feeling.

Do I want a relationship?

Is being in a relationship right for you, right now? Weigh up being single vs being in a relationship.

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