A Detailed Description of the Pain and Torment Endured By Targets of Bullying (Part 2)

A Detailed Description of the Pain and Torment Endured By Targets of Bullying (Part 2)

In Part 1, I detailed the day of a bullied student, the pain that stretched from getting up in the morning ’til lunch. Now, let me show you the rest of the day. After lunch, the torment escalates to a full blown brawl. In the

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A Detailed Description of the Pain and Torment Endured By Targets of Bullying (Part 1)

A Detailed Description of the Pain and Torment Endured By Targets of Bullying (Part 1)

I don’t think people who have not experienced being targeted by bullying truly understand what those of us who have been are forced to endure. This is a two-part post, and it will still be a little long, so please bear with me… When it

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A Message from One of the Ones Left Behind

A Message from One of the Ones Left Behind

You know by now I’m passionate about the epidemic of bullying and suicide among children and teenagers because I faced the same thing in my youth. I felt the crushing weight of bullying, and the desperate and dark thoughts that seemed my only way to

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Listen to Your Gut

Listen to Your Gut

First things first: I would like to apologize for missing the weeks’ blog posts here. I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather and have been resting. Thank you all for the prayers. So, on to this week’s post. At different times in my life,

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Workplace Bullying: What It Looks Like, How to Deal With It

Workplace Bullying: What It Looks Like, How to Deal With It

Workplace bullying is no different than high school bullying. The bullies use the same tactics to discredit and destroy their victims—baiting, bashing and blaming, mobbing, rumor-spreading, and yes, even physical assault. Just like school bullies, workplace bullies have a real flare for escaping accountability and

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10 Signs Your Son is Being Bullied

10 Signs Your Son is Being Bullied

In his blog post this week, St. Louis-based therapist, consultant, and facilitator Dr. Clay Lessor addresses the 10 signs to watch for if your son is being bullied. Dr. Lessor provides some great advice, both in what to watch for and how to help. The

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Bullied at School, Kid Gets Help From Local Bikers

Bullied at School, Kid Gets Help From Local Bikers

An Indiana sixth-grade student who’d been bullied to the point of considering suicide got help on the first day of school this year from one of the last groups most would expect: Bikers. According to WANE news, sixth-grader Phil Mick has been bullied in school

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Bullying Can Destroy a Student’s Performance in School, Too

Bullying Can Destroy a Student’s Performance in School, Too

Recently, I discussed how bullying can lead to a young person’s excessive absences from school. Unfortunately for a young victim, bullying at school can also have a devastating effect on grades and class performance. When it goes on mostly in one setting such as school,

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Bullies Love to Isolate Their Victims

Bullies Love to Isolate Their Victims

Ever wonder why bullies work so hard to turn their targets’ friends and everyone else against them? “Few are drawn to the person whom others avoid or neglect; people gather around those who have already attracted interest.” —Robert Greene, The Art of Seduction It’s human nature

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