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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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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Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 4)

Suicide is NEVER the Solution! (Part 4)

In the previous segments of this post, I discussed how despite how beat down by bullying you may feel, you should never let it push you to taking your own life. For this last segment, I’d like to give you advice on how to overcome

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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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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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Why Bystanders Don’t Stand Up for Victims of Bullying

Why Bystanders Don’t Stand Up for Victims of Bullying

As we know, bullies need an audience when they bully their victims. Any time bystanders are near, the bully’s ego is fueled and the victim is made to suffer humiliation. Bullies need bystanders to demonstrate their perceived power and might in front of in order

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