When the level of emotional pressure becomes too high, punishing oneself as a form of communicating the unhappiness can make someone fell alive when feeling dead inside or when it’s too difficult to talk to anyone. Bullying or discrimination is one of the self-harming causes among teenagers. Bullying is a repeated and deliberately hurtful attempt to humiliate someone. It is difficult for people being bullied to defend themselves because, most of time, the person bullying is stronger than the person bullied. Bullying can be physical (hitting, pushing or damaging others’ property), verbal (name-calling) or social (excluding someone, spreading rumors).
Bullying is an attempt to instil fear and self-loathing. Being the repetitive target of bullying damages your ability to view yourself as a desirable, capable and effective individual. Persistent bullying may have a number of negatives effects on an individual initially, but the lasting problems have only yet begun to develop and will continue to do so. Peer rejection can wound young kids emotionally for good. Feelings of inadequacy can generate not only depression and loneliness, but a lifelong tendency to emotional problems.
Organisations at, or through, which bullying occurs have responsibilities to address and prevent bullying. In addition to the significant harm that cyber bullying can have, not addressing incidents of bullying could expose organizations to risks of claims for compensation. The effects bullying on the victim The bully can be spreading information on the Internet for anyone to see and that can affect someone's social life, especially how other kids at school view them. It can also affect the person academically because their lack of confidence will prevent them from contributing and asking questions in class. Cyber bullying is when a person harasses or repeatedly threatens a person electronically through email, instant messengers, blogging, text messages and Web Sites dedicated to humiliating another child.
BULLYING IN CLARCK COUNTY SCHOOLS KAYEBIS K. SANTIAGO-GORDON COMM/215 March 8, 2012 Michael C. Gregory End Bullying in Clark County Schools Although some people who witness bullying have their reasons for not getting involved, bullying in Clark county schools needs to be stopped because bullies, as well as their victims, can experience psychological distress that may have negative life changing results and in some cases end tragically for all involved. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a bully as “archaic” and “a bluster browbeating person; especially: one who is habitually cruel to others who are weaker.” On a daily basis, victims of bullying are subjected to being abused; both physically and verbally. An article in Time magazine states that "The U.S. Department of Justice has reported that 37% of students don't feel safe at school because of bullying"(Cloud, 2012, Para. 8). While the constant abuse by a bully is humiliating and painful for the victim, they are not the only ones being affected.
Boys tend to do more physical bullying while girls are guilty for verbal bullying. Bullying tends to alter kids in short term and long term side effects later on in life. Some kids like Phoebe Prince couldn’t take the bullying and decided death was the better way. School
Physical bullying is anything that would hurt or injure a person; meaning licking, punching, hitting or taking something that belongs to someone else and destroying it (“Types of Bullying” par 1). In elementary and middle schools 30.5% of bullying is physical (“Types of Bullying” par 1). In the web article Types of Bullying, it states that verbal bulling is name-calling, making offensive remarks or joking about a person’s religion, gender ethnicity, socioeconomic status or the way they look. It also states that 46.5% of all bullying in schools is verbal bullying. Also that verbal aggression is when a bully teases someone.
Those who fail to recognize and stop bullying behavior as it occurs, actually promote violence. Bullying is a form of abuse, harassment and abuse are more accurate names for it. Parents and school workers should considerer bullying as a serious and harmful act to both the perpetrators and the victims, and are responsible for behavioral and emotional difficulties, long-term negative outcomes, and violence. Bullying is where a child or group of children keep taking advantage of the power they have to hurt or reject someone else. Some of the ways children bully others include: calling them names, or saying or writing nasty comments about
Parents undermined that spanking is a form of abuse. This is not only physical abuse, but also mental abuse. What parent’s don’t realize is that spanking contradicts the values they try to instill on their children. Instead of using the method of spanking parents that cause damage to children, parents should really consider some alternative ways. Better and healthier ways of remanding a child is talk to them, and if that doesn’t work you can resort to punishing them.
The word “bully “was first used in the 1500’s to mean sweetheart. Over time it mutated like a gene to mean harasser of others. Today bullying is a form of aggressive behavior manifested by the use of force or coercion to affect others, particularly when the behavior is habitual and involves an imbalance of power. The “imbalance power” may be social power and/or physical power. There are several different types of bullying, which include physical assault, verbal harassment, indirect (rumors, exclusion from social groups), and cyber bullying.
Research has proven that bullies have above average self-esteem, good leadership skills, and make friends easily (Quotes about Bullying). Children will bully others to raise their social standings (Olweus, Bullying at School, 1993). Peer pressure can also result to bullying. A report from the Health Resource and Services Administration says, “Children and youth who bully usually have at least a small group of friends who support and encourage their bullying (Quotes about Bullying).” Bullies may be looking for ‘fame’ or being popular. Children will bully to gain some social