The Bully

How the two headed snake poisons itself.

Who is the bully?

The often asked question, what do the victims witness? Since this is an article about what affects the bully, here's a great video that sums it up.

To This Day Project - Shane Koyczan

The bully is not innocent, for sure they have no justifiable reason to be a bully, but what happens to them?

When a person bullies, they are putting their mental health into jeopardy. Out of those who bully, one fourth of those bullies will have anxiety. Think of your friends, family, co-workers, fellow students that show any sign of bullying. Save them while you can.

School shootings.

61% of students said that student shoot others because they have been victims of physical abuse.

Long term/Short term effects of being a bully.

  • unhappy in school
  • increased depression
  • Absence of school
  • risk of running away from home

What can you do?

  • Tell them they have a problem, it's a hard truth but it is a wake up call.
  • Tell them that you're scared for their well being.
  • Tell them that you will be there with them every step along the way whatever steps they may be.
  • Check up on those they bully to see if the problem is actually going away.

Citations

stopbullying.com

tweenparenting.about.com

bullyingepidemic.com/how-does-bullying-affect-the-bully

www.aaets.org/article204.htm