Words Can Hurt

By: Idelys & Haley

Synonyms

-Sticks and Stones

-If you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all

-Think before you speak

Laws/Rules

-Think before you speak

-Anti-Bullying policies in school

-Treat others the way you want to be treated

Picture Examples

Clearing up Misconceptions about this Belief

From studies of teenage bullying it has been found that verbal bullying is just as powerful as physical bullying if not more powerful. Words do hurt because you remember them and the feeling they give you sticks with you for a while

Story that show that Words Hurt

Children getting bullied because of their faith - The Guardian

Top 5

5. Self Harm

4. Low Self Esteem

3. Mental Disorders

2. Eating Disorders

1. Suicide