Bullying

By: Hamza Siddiqi

What is Bullying

Bullying is a unwanted behavior among not only school aged children, but of people of all ages. It involves a power imbalance between the bully and his victim. When the act is repeated over time, can only be then be called bullying. Kids who are bullied and who bully others can have very serious, problems that can leave a large impact on their life.

Bully

The bully is the one who commits the act. He/she usually does this because he thinks by bringing someone down he goes up. There are two very common reasons people bully. It’s either they had been bullied before or he’s having problems at home

Victim

This is the person who is being bullied. This period can be a horrible experience. If the bullying is extreme enough, you may have thoughts of suicide. But remember, suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem

Bystander

The bystander can either be the victims best friend or worst enemy. The bystander can be a horrible person if he joins in, supports the bullying, or even if he just stands there. He/She can be a good person if he tries to stop the bullying.