The Out Crowd

The high price of trying to be accepted: Social Exclusion Drives Bad Choices (PsychCentral).

A new study reveals people who feel excluded will go to any length to try to become part of a group. The desire to be accepted or be a member of an “in” group can include spending large sums of cash, eating something dicey, or doing illicit drugs.

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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW