What is a bully? People can portray a bully as one single person or it can be a group of people. Bullies can be boys or girls. Bullying has become a nationwide problem in our school system and in our homes. It can happen to anyone and it does not discriminate. Bullies are cruel people, especially if they are bigger and stronger.
Bullying is when a person is picked on over and over again by an individual or group with more power, either in terms of physical strength or social standing. Every day thousands of teens wake up afraid to go to school. Bullying is a problem that affects millions of students, and it has everyone worried, not just the kids on its receiving end. Yet because parents, teachers, and other adults don't always see it, they may not understand how extreme bullying can get.
A bully is a person who has never learned to accept responsibility for their own behavior. They want to enjoy the benefits of living in the adult world, but who is unable and unwilling to accept the responsibilities that are a prerequisite for being part of the adult world. They abdicate and deny responsibility for their behavior and its consequences. Bullies are always in denial and are unable and unwilling to recognize the effect of their behavior on others.
Bullies do not want to know of any other way of behaving, and is unwilling to recognize that there could be better ways of behaving. Two of the main reasons people are bullied are because of appearance and social status. Bullies pick on the people they think don't fit in, maybe because of how they look, how they act their race or religion, or because the bullies think their target may be gay or lesbian.
Cyber bullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person. Online threats, rude texts, and mean tweets, posts, or messages all count. So does posting personal information or videos designed to hurt or embarrass someone else. Cyber bullying also includes photos,...