Tag: Bully

Bully or Leader – Where’s The Line?

What would you do if another mother described your 6-yr-old daughter as a bully? When mother and writer Ritu Shannon was confronted with this situation, she was confused and concerned. Shannon talked to her daughter’s teacher and was reassured when the teacher confirmed that her daughter is kindhearted, and something more: a leader. Writing about …

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How Does Bullying Affect the Bully?

Series: Part 1 of 3 Last week, we looked at the stereotypes of bullies and the real people who end up being bullies. Here’s a question we haven’t asked: How does bullying affect the bully? The effects of bullying on the victim are better known. We tend to give less thought to how the bully might …

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Who Becomes A Bully? The Answer Will Surprise You!

Remember the movie “Mean Girls,” where Lindsay Lohan’s character joined the Plastics and bullied her way to the top of the high school food chain?  When we think of bullies, we often picture the Plastics girls and other stereotypes from movies and TV.  When you hear “bully”, what’s the first thing that comes to your …

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