Argumentative Teens May be Better at Resisting Peer Pressure

Do you feel like your adolescent with anxiety is constantly arguing or disagreeing with you? If so, you might be relieved to learn that argumentative teens are more likely to resist peer pressure. A study conducted at the University of Virginia found that teenagers who are able to verbally disagree with their parents are 40 percent more likely to stand up to their peers.

Be Happy, Moms and Dads, Your Teen is Arguing with You


Dad looked nervous, Mom looked relieved and the two teenage kids looked like they had just walked into a morgue. Both parents complained of being driven crazy by the constant bickering that went on between the four of