Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 3)

Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 3)

I tell you all this because I understand what it’s like to be driven to such a dark and awful place. When I was young and bullied and felt completely alone, I resorted to an attempt to take my own life. It was one of

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Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 2)

Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 2)

In Part 1, I discussed how suicide not only cheats you out of all the great possibilities ahead of you, it only really hurts the people who love you, and how it really just gives your bully the final say over you. Today, I’d like

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Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 1)

Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 1)

(Part 1 of 3) Last year, the suicide of Destiny Gleason drew media attention last year, driving home the sad truth of an epidemic of suicide among young people due to bullying and abuse. What I cannot stress enough is that suicide is totally fruitless

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Good Reads for Victims of Bullying and Other Forms of Abuse

Good Reads for Victims of Bullying and Other Forms of Abuse

There are a number of great writers who’ve written great books that were of help to me when I was younger, working to escape bullying, and move on with my life.  I’d recommend any of these titles, not necessarily just to people facing bullying and abuse,

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The Positive Side to Having a Few Enemies

The Positive Side to Having a Few Enemies

What I’m about to tell you may leave you scratching your head. I know it left me scratching mine when my grandmother said it to me in the car one cold and rainy afternoon many years ago. We were coming home from shopping at the

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Read How One Young Person Overcame Bullying

Read How One Young Person Overcame Bullying

Watchdog Creative’s premier blogger Cherie White is nothing but vocal in her efforts to save young people from the pain of bullying. Wonder why? In her recently-released book From Victim to Victor, Cherie details her harrowing and heartbreaking experience as the target of relentless bullying  for

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Sometimes, Taking Care of Yourself Means Making Some Very Hard (Even Heartbreaking) Decisions

Sometimes, Taking Care of Yourself Means Making Some Very Hard (Even Heartbreaking) Decisions

Once you choose not to be a target anymore, you must realize that you may have to make very tough, even heartbreaking, decisions. You will more than likely have to weed certain people out of your life for good. Sadly, some of those people may

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