Bullying has been around forever, but it wasn’t until social media began being the standard in “news” that it became an epidemic. Every day, bullying is an issue in every school in every city in the United States and abroad. When many kids experience bullying, it blurs the lines between another kid, just giving another a hard time or bullying. At the middle school level, kids are more aware of bullying from social media. So, when they experience another, giving them a hard time about something, they are relating it to bullying, even though it isn’t. This very viewpoint is a concern for all kids, being bullied or not.
What is Bullying?
So, what is a bully? How do we define a bully or bullying? Well, it could be someone seeking to harm or intimidate someone else. Typically, bullying involves a hostile intent, repetition, and distress. Bullying can be related to an imbalance of power in conjunction with all of these factors, as well. Bullying is going beyond the typical…
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