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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Males and Females Don’t Bully the Same, Part 2: Brute Force

Males and Females Don’t Bully the Same, Part 2: Brute Force

In Part 1 of this article, I discussed how male and female bullies differ in how they bully, and the ways female bullies work to oppress their targets, While female bullies attack their targets’ relationships, most male bullies use plain physical aggression. And not only

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Males and Females Don’t Bully the Same, Part 1: Deadlier Than The Male

Males and Females Don’t Bully the Same, Part 1: Deadlier Than The Male

(Part 1 of 2) We all know males and females are different, not just in their bodies but in their minds, the ways they interact, and the ways they form relationships. So, it should be no surprise that these male/female differences even extend to bullying.

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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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Bullied Girls Dating Grown Men: Getting the Acceptance They Don’t Get at School

Bullied Girls Dating Grown Men: Getting the Acceptance They Don’t Get at School

A girl who is bullied sometimes turns to older men as a means of obtaining acceptance and validation. When you’re a bullied young girl, having a boyfriend or sex partner can feel like such a welcome change from the pressure and pain of the bullying

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Under a Microscope

Under a Microscope

When a person is a target of bullying at school, everyone—and I mean everyone—is watching. Classmates (bullies and bystanders), teachers, and staff constantly have that poor target under surveillance, and it isn’t because they’re watching out for them. They’re all waiting for the victim to

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Don’t Give Up Your Happiness to Make a Bully Feel Better

Don’t Give Up Your Happiness to Make a Bully Feel Better

Never attempt to change yourself to appease a bully. If you’re a target of bullying, always remember this: no matter what you do, good or bad, it will never be right by a bully. Even if you were to save someone’s life, it still would

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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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Targets Can Become Bullies Themselves (Part 3)

Targets Can Become Bullies Themselves (Part 3)

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this article, I discussed the pain and shame a bully’s target feels and how it can lead to the target turning around and bullying others, and I admitted my own shameful experience. Today, I want to address all

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