Bullies: Bullying and Child

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People face bullies all the time. School, work and maybe even at home. But your children won’t want to tell you about bullies. This leaflet will help you realize; the signs of being bullied; the results of being bullied; why bullies bully; and lastly facts about being bullied.

What is bullying?
Bullying is when someone is repeatedly harassing someone else. It doesn’t matter what type of bullying it is, if the other person gets hurt (emotionally or physically) it is bullying. Some of the techniques bullies use is listed below: Name calling,

Spreading rumors,
Leaving them out of activities,
Not talking to them,
Threatening them,
Making them feel uncomfortable or scared,
Or making them do things they don’t want to do.

Why do bullies bully?
It provides people with a sense of power and it makes them feel big when they are taking away someone else’s power this brings popularity and high social statuses. However is this always the case? Evidence has shown that bullies often suffer from social or emotional problems. People often say ‘bullies bully because they feel bad about themselves’. This is not an excuse nor is it correct. The research consistently shows bullies have average or above average self esteem. Researchers also emphasize that parents play a role. If a parent models aggression, the child might learn to as well. Parents should teach their children about how to handle conflict correctly and appropriately.

All about bullies
Bullies are always going to be every where. No matter what school, country or continent. There will always be bullies. Don’t let yourself or others around you, be victimized. You should always stand up to a bully, underneath all the swagger bullies are just cowards. They act mean to make themselves seem confident. When they are intimidating or making other people feel small, they are taking away their human rights. And that is unacceptable. You, being a parent must worry about your child, just because 90% of students...
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