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Being Bullied?

1.  What is bullying?

  • Bullying is the use of superior strength or influence to intimidate someone.

2. Who’s considered a bully?

  • A bully is anyone who makes another person feel insecure or of lesser value.

3.Why do people bully?

  • They have low self esteem
  • Enjoy power
  • Attention craving
  • Past experiences
  • Entertainment

4.What are signs of getting bullied?

  • Threats
  • Isolation
  • Teasing
  • Taunting
  • Fear of people
  • Behavior difference
  • Loss of friends
  • Fear of being alone

5.How does bullying affect your health?

  • Little to no self confidence
  • Depression
  • Headaches/Body aches
  • Feeling alone
  • Little to no concentration
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Fear

6. What to do if you’re being bullied

  • Don’t ignore it, tell people
  • Do something if you see or hear it happening
  • Keep calm! You can handle every situation
  • Find a safe place – safety first!
  • Get professional help. Don’t be afraid of help. it’s called help for a reason.
  • Think smart, and don’t do anything to let the bully think they have the power
  • Stand up for yourself
  • Avoid them
  • Be the bigger person
  • Don’t show fear! Fear is the catalyst

Comments

  1. Mike Franks says:

    Some forty years ago, I myself was bullied. Just going through face to face bullying was rough. I can only imagine this generation is going through by social media like Facebook, instagram, yikyak for example. Many terrible, hurtful and untrue statements fly through these sites. You folks that use them just to make themselves feel good, (unreal how that comes to be) need to sit back and wonder to themselves, what kind of damage they are creating just by using their cowardly fingers. You all need to knock it off and concentrate on your own lives.

  2. David Webster says:

    I posted this on Facebook on September 26th, but maybe this forum is a little more appropriate…

    Social media pressures

    When hateful people decided to spread lies and hate in my generation they could reach maybe 10 or 20 people at most. Generally though, it was no more than their lunch table could hold. Today, the children of my generation have to deal with hate and lies that can reach hundreds and thousands. That hate can stretch across continents and span the globe. It’s a level of embarrassment my generation simply cannot relate to or even comprehend.

    We as parents have failed to adequately address the way our children use these communication means. We have failed to achieve and instill an understanding in our children of the effects of hate on others. Perhaps because we just lack the capacity to have true understanding ourselves. We all need to do our part to try and inform, try to empathize, try to reduce the hate that is literally killing our children.

    To this new world, please learn from our mistakes. Take understanding from the events that surround you everyday. Strive to do better than we have done. Empathize, understand, and forgive. Live a lot, love even more.

  3. Usually, I don’t read long posts, but it was worth the time. Nice article.

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