Role of Peer Groups: In the adolescence stage, adolescent want somebody with whom he can share his feelings. So at this stage groups are formed. Adolescent give more importance to the peers than any other in his life. A peer group can give a stabilise influence to the adolescent. Peers can mobilize the energy of the adolescent, motivate him for success and also encourage the adolescent to adopt a healthy behaviour.
Peers often listen, accept and undertand the frustrations, challenges associated with an adolescent.