Some aren’t sure what bullying means. “Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time” (“Effects of Bullying”). There are multiple types of bullying. One type of bullying is verbal bullying.
Bullying is becoming a terrible problem in our society. Many kids and teenagers are afraid to go to school and afraid of getting harassed by their peers. The person being bullied may experience depression, social anxiety, sleeping problems, loss of interest in activities they used to like, and eating. The psychological effects for the bullied include suicidal thoughts and behaviors. There are three things parents and schools could do to cut down being bullied; keep an eye on your child’s social media networks,
The atmosphere of the school would be of fear and of disrespect, slowing the learning abilities of students. Due to the environment of the school, students may feel unsecure and would more willingly not go to school because of this. Worse is that when teachers or faculty members don’t intervene with those who bully and those who are bullied, those affected may think that teachers and school staff have little control over its students and don’t care for their well-being. Mme.Christy Alvarez, stated that, “Bullying should not be tolerated because it’s a serious matter… no one has the right to hurt us and more so no one has the right to bully us. In addition no one has to bully another
Bullying can be a serious problem. It occurs when someone is making fun of someone else because they either don’t like them or are jealous and want to make someone else feel bad to make them feel better. Bullying can mentally break someone down. You could be the reason someone dreads coming to school. A bully can make someone lose all of their friends.
This is because the bullying can invade their home through a computer or cell phone at any time of day. So, they do not have a place where they can escape. To a victim, it feels like the bullying is everywhere because the bullies can remain anonymous, and can increase feelings of fear. Plus, victims also feel hard to communicate with other people because of their low self-esteem. They are lack confidence and will avoid others.
However, some people also do that because they are victims themselves due to a bad upbringing because home can make people insensitive to other people 's feelings and emotions. So when they are bullying, they are happy to see their classmate depressed, sad and
As teenagers are now allowed smart phones and have access to social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter, there is now a larger pool for bullies to pick their victims. A lot of the time, the bullies are someone the victim knows. Often it is more than just one person online doing the bullying, which can make the victim feel overwhelmed. The victims are often targeted for simple meaningless flaws. These flaws can be anything, ranging from being overweight to being too nerdy or sometimes the victim is picked just because they are there.
In addition, Mehta et al. (2013) found that when students perceive that bullying and teasing are widespread in their school, they feel less safe and become less engaged in their school experience. As a result, they have less commitment to doing well at school and they are less likely to participate in school activities. Victims report lower school performance and school attachment (Schneider et al., 2012).When bullying and victimization are prominent features of the classroom environment it is evident that children are susceptible to having low academic achievement. According to Ladd et al., children who are regularly ill-treated by their peers experience negative psychological consequences, which can deter their involvement in the classroom and diminish their academic achievement (Espelage et al., 2013).
and its main cause is to appear superior or gain control over the victim. It is mostly encountered in academic premises. The third type of bullying tends to humiliate the other person by name calling, excluding the victim from social groups or make the other feel bad about one’s self etc., and its effects are unconsciously crucial to the development of the