Bullying What Is It?

This is a link to poems about bullying. http://circle.nypo.org/bully.html

If your tired of being bullied and want to make a difference this is a great site.

Bullying is not always easy to define. However, experts in the field of the prevention of bullying, says that bullying includes: Physical: Pushing, kicking, hitting, pinching and other forms of violence or threats. Verbal: Name-calling, sarcasm, spreading rumors, persistent teasing. Emotional: Excluding (sending to Coventry), tormenting, ridicule, humiliation. Racist: Racial taunts, graffiti, gestures. Sexual: Unwanted physical contact or abusive comments.

Emotional bullying, like ridicule and exclusion, seems to be more common than physical violence and it can also be the most difficult type of bullying to cope with or prove.

Persistent bullying can result in:
Depression – This may affect the individuals level of concentration as it involves the brain and can cause numerous problems. Low self-esteem – Where one tend to de-grade themselves as a result of being bullied. Shyness – Here individuals are embarrassed to express themselves. Poor academic achievement – Fair of attending school, which may affect individuals academic progress. Isolation – Been abandon by friends as a result of them been afraid of been bullied too. Threatened or attempted suicide – Where one feel like their is no need to carry on living.


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