Bullying (1) – Facts and Myth

Bullying kidsBullying is part of every kid’s life, unfortunately. It is estimated that every person bullies someone, is bullied by someone or witnesses someone else being bullied during childhood.

I am writing about bullying because some of my work with kids, although it seems related to academic achievements and learning difficulties, is overcoming emotional baggage that starts with some form of bullying.

First, let’s get the facts straight.

What is Bullying?

Bullying is a conscious, repeated, hostile, aggressive behavior of an individual or a group abusing their position with the intention to harm others or gain real or perceived power.

There are many definitions of bullying, but they all consist of the key words “power”, “aggressive” and “repeated”.

To my surprise, most kids do not know what bullying is.

Read more about bullying

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