Peer pressure is something we have all experienced before, maybe it
was when you wanted approval from older siblings, your teenage friends.
What ever the case may be it is the pressure from within ourselves that make
us want to explode sometimes.
When I was younger seven or eight years old I felt a need to get
approval from my older brothers and sisters. I was the one that my parents
always came to when they wanted to know the truth as to what happened.
One day my parents left the house and told us do not go outside while they
are gone. The minute they left, we were outside jumping the fence . I felt
so thrilled and happy to be outside with my brothers and sisters, knowing we
were going to play together. As I jumped down from the fence and landed
I felt scared because we were told not to go outside until our parents came
back. I knew what i was doing was wrong but I could not go back home
without my brothers and sisters because they would be mad at me. I knew I
did not want to stay. I felt trapped I did not know what to do.
I had a bad feeling at the pit of my stomach. Everyone looked as if they
were having fun. I was terrified thinking my parents were going to step in
the back yard any time now and yell at us to come in the house. All the
sudden there was a big crash! My brother had broken the next door
neighbors window. Everyone ran home.
Inside the house my siblings looked at me, wondering if I was going
to tell. They told me not tell and if I did they would...