Persuasive Essay: The Dangers Of Bullying In A High School

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When I was growing up, I was in a small town. With about 1,000 people in total. I went to a small school that in total had about 300 kids in the Elementary, Junior high, and High school. In kindergarten-5th grade things went really good. I had a few really good friends, we 'd hang out all the time. Play video games and go down to the river and play on the sandbars. But in 6th grade, all of that changed. I started getting bullied. Even by some of my old friends. Every. Single. Day. I would try to push it off as a temporary thing, and try to forget about it. But inside I was feeling hurt. As if someone had come and rip away my happiness. I didn 't understand why. It only got worse as the year went on. Halfway through the school year I started having depressive feelings. I would come home every day and cry for hours thinking about suicide. My parents talked to the school about it. But the school did little to nothing. I started going to therapy around that time. The next school year wasn 't much better. I would get bullied all the time. And teachers would look the other way. Some of them even punished me when I reacted to getting bullied. By this time, I was thinking about suicide every single day. It got to the point where I had a knife to myself. But I just couldn 't do it. That summer we moved to a bigger town, about an hour away. It was for my moms new job. I started eating a lot to try to cope with the stress. I gained a ton of weight that summer which only added to my

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