Bullyi Essay

718 WordsDec 11, 20133 Pages
Stop Bullying Have you ever been called ugly or dumb? Have you ever been picked on or pushed around? Has anyone teased you because they way you dress or talk? Because of this 160,000 children miss school every day due to the fact of bullying. They don’t want to go to school because they feel like bullies will attack them and push them around. Today I will talk to you about why we should stop bullying. I will explain why bullies bully, what bullying can lead to, and how we can prevent bullying. First, why do bullies bully? There are many reasons why some people bully. They may see it as a way of being popular, or making themselves look tough and in charge. Some people bully to get attention, or to make other people afraid of them. Others might be jealous of the person they are bullying. Another reason why people bully is that they could have family problems at home. Maybe the bully’s parents abuse him or her at home. They may be being bullied themselves aslo. Some bullies don't understand how damaging their behaviour is and how it makes the person being bullied feel. Bullies just like the feeling of being powerful and in control. So what can bullying lead to? Bullying can lead to serious and maybe deadly situations. According to studies at Yale University, bullying victims are between 2 to 9 times more likely to commit suicide. These kids are being picked so much that they can’t seem to enjoy life and find ways to take their own life away. There is only so much a child can take from a bully. Another issue that bullying can lead to is causing these innocent kids to have mental and health issues. When these kids get bullied again and again they feel so depressed and scared. They feel sad and lonely. Some students have anxiety attacks from getting bullied. The third issue that bullying can lead to is causing the bullied victims to seek revenge and

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