Effect of Bullying

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Effects of Bullying
Most people know that bullying is wrong. Calling someone names has absolutely no beneficial purpose. Moreover, hitting someone makes a bully feel good in the moment while doing permanent damage to the person being victimized. With the Internet people now have even more opportunities to bully through cyber bullying. This includes sending crude pictures, posting fake web pages, or tweeting slanderous messages. Cyber bullying has subsequently led to a rise in a completely new kind of bullying, and as a result this has led to a lot of negative effects. One of the effects of bullying is that it can change the victim’s personality. It can cause people who are normally confident and happy to become self-conscious, shy, and unsure. Additionally, victims of bullying may also become sad or depressed. Their confidence might completely disappear, keeping them from trying new things, or trusting people. Once a person has been bullied, they may hesitate to participate in situations where he or she might be ridiculed, such as social events. A bullied victim might even begin to exhibit anxious and antisocial behavior. Despite all the negative effects of bullying, there are even far more deeper behavioral issues. People who have been bullied sometimes become so upset, scared, or depressed that they see no worth in themselves. Even worse sometimes they will see no way out of their torment. There have been countless reports over the past few years of students committing suicide because they were bullied. Meanwhile, there are times when victims see no recourse, but to seek revenge by taking serious acts of violence against the bullies and instigators. As a result of bullying, people can lose their ability to love and trust, denying them the chance to experience a quality relationship later on in their life. They might find themselves as a submissive partner or they may want to be completely alone. Compounding all of these problems, victims often develop...
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