A Major Issue Teens Face Everyday
The Roles in Bullying
These are the kids that are causing the bullying to happen. They usually bully others because they are overcoming a challenging thing in their life
Kid Who is Getting bullied
This is the person who is the victim of the bullying. Sometimes bullied because of certain characteristics like what they look like, their beliefs, and what they enjoy doing.
These are the kids that are encouraging and supporting the bullying. Sometimes they join in.
These are the people that are laughing at the victim and they are engaged in the bullying but supporting it.
These are the kids that aren’t doing anything. They don’t reinforce the bully and the don’t try to help the target of the bully. Sometimes they watch what is happening but they still show what side they are on. These people are still encouraging bullying
Kids That Defend
These are the children that are actually helping the target of the bully and they are trying to comfort them. They are trying to stop the bullying
What You Need to Do if You Are Getting Bullying
Tell an adult that you think can help you like a teacher or a parent.
Work it out yourself
Try to ignore the bully especially if it is verbal bullying. Just try to stay positive. If you see that the bully is coming towards you just walk away.
The People around You
Stick with the kind of people that you know you can count n and that are always by your side through thick and thin. Don’t surround yourself with people who don’t even care about your well being.
Stand Up For Yourself
Be nice to the bully and if they see that you won’t let them get to you they might back off. Another way is to use humor. Humor is another way to show that whatever the bully says to you, you aren’t letting it get to you.
Turn the other cheek
If you are being cyber bullied remember to print everything out
Different Types of Bullying
Some examples are hitting, tripping, pushing, or damaging someone else's property
Includes insulting, name calling, teasing, intimidation, verbal abuse, homophobic remarks, and racist remarks
This type of bullying is done behind somebody's back and hurts someone's social reputation and sometimes humiliates the victim. Some examples are spreading rumors, playing jokes that humiliate or embarrass the target, and encouraging others to exclude the person being bullied.
Cyber bullying is hidden bullying and verbal bullying using technology. For example, social media, texting, instant messaging, and more. Cyberbullying includes hurtful posts, others leaking the targets private things online, gossiping and making rumors online, excluding others online, and using other people’s accounts to say bad things about somebody.