Sexy Samy Essay

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Extracts from this document... Introduction The lack of understanding towards the concequences of bullying. Suicide. It's a touchy subject isn't it? But it happens; it's a fact of life. Did you know that every 90 minutes, somewhere in the world, a teenager takes their own life? There are over 5000 teenage suicides every year. Half of those, that's around 2,500 lives, are taken not due to family issues, not due to depression or abuse, not due to pressure at school, but due to bullying. There are various types of it, but most have three things in common; it is deliberately hurtful behaviour, it is typically repeated over time and often there is an imbalance of power, which makes it hard for those being bullied to defend themselves. There is a certain type of bullying which is becoming more of a social problem; cyber bullying. Cyber bullying is the act of causing harm to others using digital media like email, mobile phones, social networking sites, and the general internet. This is one of the most common forms of Internet abuse because of its supposed anonymity and instant power. Users say and do things they would never do in public or real life. ...read more. Middle It's almost like having your identity completely stripped from you. Bullies make people feel tiny. They make people feel anxious, scared, terrified, all of the time. They make people become afraid of what's coming next. Imagine waking up in the morning, with a feeling of dread in the pit of your stomach, not wanting to see what's on Facebook, what's being said about you, not wanting to look at your phone, and what's being sent to you. Imagine just laying there in your very own bed thinking that the world hates you and you don't belong there, imagine what that must feel like, just imagine that for a moment. Many of you here today have probably already celebrated your 16th birthday, but one young

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