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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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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More Online Resources on Bullying

More Online Resources on Bullying

We got such a great response with our first list of bullying resources we shared, we thought we’d list some more of the great ones we know: Boston vs. Bullies With pro athletes like Mookie Betts, Tory Krug, Aly Raisman, Patrick Ching, and many more

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Different Bullies, Different Bullying

Different Bullies, Different Bullying

(Note: This post is the first in a series I’ll come back to periodically. My goal here is to help you see that there’s no one solution to bullying because there’s no one kind of bully.) Every bully is different. Depending on who they are,

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Excessive Absences from School May Be a Sign of Bullying

Excessive Absences from School May Be a Sign of Bullying

If you notice your young student’s grades suddenly drop, or hear from a teacher that he or she is no longer participating in class as before, or find he or she is increasingly making excuses not to go to school or maybe even cutting class,

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