The Bullying Stops Now

Amanda K.

The Bullying Stops Now!

                   "Some people won’t be happy until they've pushed you to the ground. What you have to do is have the courage to stand your ground and not give them the time of day. Hold on to your power and never give it away;" Donna Schoenrock quoted. Bullying can have a serious short or long term emotional and social consequences for both people- people who are bullied and those who bully others. Bullying can happen anywhere, at school, social networking, via text messages, or via email."

People Who Get Bullied

                  First, the recent suicide of a 14-year old middle school student Eden Wormer has once again put the spotlight on bullying. Eden reportedly hugged her father and told him “I love you, Daddy, goodnight,” before hanging herself. Eden’s friends and sister told reporters that Eden had endured years of bullying, both online and in the classroom. Her family thinks that is what led her to suicide.

Prevent Bullying

Secondly, according to Human Rights Education Center of Utah, through ten in the United States are bullied at least once a week. A way to prevent bullying is to talk about bullying. Parents, school staff, and other caring adults have a role to play in preventing bullying. Bullying can be prevented, especially when the power of a community is brought together.


The Bullying Side

On the other hand, according to livescience bullies tended to hold a negative view of themselves, suggesting they pick on others to feel better about themselves. Families that isn’t warm and loving in which feelings are not shared more likely to have children who bully. Kids usually because they learn this behavior at home. Other people bully because they’re jealous of someone as well.

In conclusion, bullying is intentional repeated, unpleasant, or negative behavior. Bullying can occur in any youth program.