Making Good Choices

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Making Good Choices

My name is Jimmy Doan and I am writing this paper on making good choices. My choices have put me in many bad predicaments and this one is by far my biggest lesson that I had to learn. I am a very smart young man sometimes I just let certain things get the best of my personality. Making good choices is about thinking about the things that you are about to do before you do it.

I was smoking weed and not thinking about how it would affect me or the people around me. I was only thinking of myself until I got in trouble. I am not a bad young man at the moment I was just making bad choices.

I would like to start making better choices like doing better in school and in my job. I would like to one day be a manager of a car dealership and I know that by smoking weed that will only slow me down. By making better choices I am studying more and trying to do better in my classes so that I can graduate on time and continue on my path. Once I get out of high school I will start college so that I can get a business degree so that when it is time for me to move up in my field I will be properly educated.


Choices that we make can either be good or bad. There are many things that affect the choices that we make, and one factor that plays into the choices that we make is peer pressure. Peer pressure is the affect that your friends have on you to take an action that you earlier had not planned on. As teens we try to fit in with the "crowd", even the most focused teens can even be pulled into the group of naive teens doing something wrong, sometimes we do it without knowing and other times we do it without any conscience that we did it. Some common things that peer pressure are a factor in are, one, drugs use, and alcohol and smoking.

Choices aren't always made by peer pressure another factor is a role model. For many kids their role models are a favorite singer, athlete, or their parents. Based on what they do, we think...
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