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Welcome to the research guide for Relational Influences. Relationships with peers provide a context for acquiring new social skills and for experimenting with values and social roles in the absence of parental monitoring. Forming positive cliques can create a sense of connectedness and well being. Deviant peer cliques can generate aggressive and delinquent behaviours. (Encyclopedia.com, 2017) This guide explores the influence of relationships for the task of writing a formal essay on its theories and concepts.