Negative peer pressure on your children will be a huge challenge for you. “The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.” As a parent, your biggest enemy by far is negative peer pressure. Notice the word “negative.” There is such a thing as positive peer pressure – when good friends talk your child out of doing something stupid. But, negative peer pressure can destroy everything you’ve worked so hard for.