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Self-control reflects the ability of individuals to overcome the emotions that they feel in tense or hostile situations.

This skill is mainly seen in the ability of individuals to remain calm. Individuals who develop good self-control can effectively stifle negative reactions to peer pressure, extended periods of stress, or even the hostility of other people.

Therefore, self-control implies that individuals can stay calm in different kinds of situations, that they will be patient and weigh their actions and words to avoid making tense situations worse.

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