About 160,000 students skip school each day for fear of being bullied. One in three students has been bullied at school. In addition, when bystanders intervene, bullying stops within 10 seconds about 60 percent of the time. The statistics don’t lie. It’s is still out there, but thankfully awareness is increasing.
Bullying is defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. It can cause serious, long-lasting problems. Have you been bullied or are you currently being bullied? Are you the bully, or perhaps a bystander who is allowing it to happen even though you’re not directly involved?
Bee 4 After wants to hear your stories of bullying, how you overcame the situation, what worked for you and what didn’t work. To start contributing, you have to sign up or log in. Remember, we foster an environment of encouragement, safety and transparency here at Bee 4 After. You can feel comfortable sharing with us.
Through your bullying stories, you can inspire others to get out from under the thumb of a bully. Perhaps your story will encourage a peer to get the help they need instead of succumbing to depression and even suicide. The key is, you are not alone. Read others’ stories, post your own, and gain solace in the inspiration of others in your same situation.
There are many different types of bullying, from direct to indirect (spreading rumors) to cyber bullying. Consequently, the four types are physical, verbal, relational and damage to property. So, have you had experience with any of these? Share your stories. Thus, we want to hear them, and our readers do too.
In conclusion, start uploading your bullying stories today to help others battling the same thing in school or at work. First, create a username and password and provide a valid email address. Then, sign up or log in.