Friday, 26 September 2014

What Is Bullying?

by: Sarah Miles


Bullying is any form of intended hurtful behaviour inflicted on another person. Whether it is violence, name calling or threats, if you are intimidated by it then it is unacceptable and you need not suffer because of it.


The different types of bullying include :


Name Calling


Making things up to get you into trouble


Any forceful physical contact from hitting to being shoved


Taking things away from you


Damaging your belongings


Stealing your money


Taking friends away from you


Spreading rumours


Threats and intimidation


Making silent or abusive phone calls


Sending you offensive texts


Posting insulting messages on the internet or Instant Messenger


Bullies can also frighten you enough to make you not want to go to school so you’ll pretend to be ill to avoid them.


The new Craze in the world of the bullies is ‘Happy Slapping’, a definite wrong description of the events that take place during one of these attacks.


English: Bullying on IRFE in March 5, 2007, th...

English: Bullying on IRFE in March 5, 2007, the first class day. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)



The new form of assault, a victim is usually hit or punched while the bullies take pictures or record the attack with mobile phones, then circulate the footage via other mobile phones or place it on the internet.


Yet another cruel and callous way to inflict shame and hurt on another undeserved victim and it is lucky that no one has been killed so far. If you have suffered an attack such at this, don’t be ashamed or feel isolated, there are other people who have also been on the receiving end. It is a relatively new ‘craze’ so often the victims feel they cant tell anyone because either no one would believe them or that it was an isolated incident. It isn’t so please tell someone.


About The Author


Sarah Miles has been a victim of bullying in the past and has now set up her own site to attempt to help fellow victims of bullying at http://ift.tt/1hqLLPz.






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