This week we look at Asset #35, Resistance Skills. According to the Search Institute, “Youth are more likely to grow up healthy when they can resist negative peer pressure, and dangerous situations.
According to data for the nation, only 46 percent of youth report having this skill.
If I could tell you in a 700-word column how to solve this problem, I’d be a wealthy woman.
This is one of those skills that must be acquired over time and doesn’t just happen because they reach the magical age of 18 or 21.