Cool? Identity,Drugs & Fitting in
Forged by fire
How important is it to be cool ?
We think that being cool is important to people because people know yo and everyone likes you,Gerald does not have time to think about being cool he has more important things on his mind.
What does it mean to fit in and why is it important?
We think that it means that you want a lot of friends and you get along with a lot of your peers. It’s important because a lot of people want to fit and and get to know other people and make new friends.
Whats the advantages of being around people who have similar outlooks and interests?
We think that it means that you want a lot of friends and you get along with a lot of your peers. It’s important because a lot of people want to fit and and get to know other people and make new friends
Why do yo think young people use drugs/alchol
Well if you have the same outlooks and interest being around people , So you guys have a lot of things to talk about and have the advantages of getting along and experimenting with people with the same interested. Gerald have a lot of the same interest with his sister that’s s why the get along so well.
Are drugs/alcohol a problem for teenagers.
A lot of teens uses drugs to be cool and to get rid of some of their fear and feelings away, Gerald don’t use drugs or alcohol , he values his family and gets through things the right way.
One teen said she swears 90 percent of this population smokes dope¨ is this true in your school ? why might she had said that ?
Alcohol and drugs are a problem for teens because their too young and should handle a situation in a different matter, Gerald doesn’t ues but his mom was using them when he was younger and she took her anger out on him every time she used them.
At what point does using drugs or alchol become a problem ?
Drug and alcohol becomes a problem when people drink or smoke way to much and become a different person and really not them selves and these drugs and alcohol cause them to do thing they normally do not do. Geralds mother abused drugs and would beat him when she used them as well as angels father Jordan who was a drug addicted man and always caused problems when he was drunk like touch angel angel innapropreately and hit her for no reason.
At what point does using drugs and alcohol become a problem
The point where drugs become a problem is when they are addicted and they have a serious problem and if it changes there hold mindset, Gerald mother had an addiction and it caused her to do things she should not do because it had affected on him , Same for Jordan when he drinks he gets abusive.