8 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Bullying

8 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Bullying

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Being bullied has unfortunately become very common these days. But the effects of bullying on a young mind can be quite devastating including poor school performance, anxiety, feelings of loneliness, loss of self-esteem, or even depression. Earlier it was believed that bullying happens only at middle high school, but only recently it has been found that it has become fairly common at primary school levels as well. Name calling, teasing, hitting, isolating the child from the rest of class, use of abusive language, spreading rumours are some of the examples of bullying, and in this new age of social media bullying has taken new dimension called cyber bullying.

If you suspect that your child is being bullied at school or has become target of cyber bullying it’s vital that you help your child cope or deal with bullying, especially if the child is young and does not have the skills…

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18 thoughts on “8 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Bullying

  1. CattleCapers says:

    I had two ways of dealing with bullying in school: either to laugh with them, i.e.. “That was stupid, wasn’t it?” or to say, when I was called ugly, “So what?” It’s difficult for bullies to continue when you don’t give them what they’re looking for: power by making you feel fearful or tearful.

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  2. Anonymous says:

    Great advice, but I think bullies need stiffer penalties for their actions. They will stop bothering other children if they can’t go to prom for bullying.

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