Helpful Ways and Tips to Deal with Bullying

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Helpful ways and tips to deal with bullying.

Have you or someone you know been a victim of bullying? Have you ever witness someone being bullied and not done anything to stop it. When it comes to bullying many people still just see it as a child just being young, but it is becoming a serious problem that is leading to many negative things. Bullying has a higher risk factor on girls between the ages of 10 through 14. There are nearly 30 percent of students that has either being bullied or is the bully. There are nearly 160,000 students that are choosing to stay home from school on an everyday basis because they fear that they will be bullied. Bullying is an ongoing problem that causes suicide, emotional and psychological trauma, and even eating disorders. Some people may ask themselves, “What is bullying exactly and how can it cause all these problems?” The definition of bullying according to is Bullying is the use of force or coercion to abuse or intimidate others. This behavior can be habitual and involve either one of the following things if not all three at one time; harassment, threat, or even physical assault. Usually whenever someone hears about someone else being bullied they always just think that someone is picking on someone else, when now that’s not always the case. It can be much more than that. There are some states here in the U.S. that now has laws against someone bullying someone else. Bullying also can be referred to as peer abuse when it’s done in a school or even a workplace. After someone is a victim of being bullied it can cause them to have eating disorders, emotional and psychological trauma, and even bigger things like trying and even committing suicide. There are numerous things that people can do to help someone deal with bullying so that it doesn’t come down to them having the emotional trauma, eating disorders and even committing suicide. One of the first things that someone can do is, when they hear...
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