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Communication

The exchange of information through the use of words or actions

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Verbal Communication

Expressing feelings, thoughts, or experiences with words, either by speaking or writing

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Nonverbal Communication

Getting messages across without using words

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Body Language

Postures, gestures, and facial expressions

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Tact

The sense of what to do or say to avoid offending others

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Family

The basic unit of society and includes two or more people joined together by blood, marriage, adoption, or a desire to support one another

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Nurture

Fulfill physical, mental/emotional, and social needs

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Friendship

A relationship with someone you know, trust, and regard with affection

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Acquaintance

Someone you see occasionally or know casually

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Compromise

When both sides in a conflict agree to give up something in order to reach a solution that satisfies everyone

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Peers

People close to you in age who are a lot like you

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Peer Pressure

The influence that your peer group has on you

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Assertive Response

A response that declares your position strongly and confidently

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Risk Behaviors

Actions or choices that may harm you or others

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Abstinence

The conscious, active choice not to participate in high-risk behaviors

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Refusal Skills

Strategies that help you say no effectively

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