I, First of all, let’s explain in details what bullying means. A. What is bullying exactly and why?
1. Firstly, bullying is intentional behaviors that are designed to hurt, harm, or damage the victims. It can take many forms like verbal, physical, social/relational/emotional, or cyber bullying – or any combination of these). Next, there must be an imbalance power involved (the bullies have power over the victims). Finally, it is often repeated periodically. 2. So what do bullies want? The book “Talking about Bullying” says: a. Bullies want to feel important and big, create attention: dominate others or use others to get want they want b. They want to feel like they are better than others
c. They want to hurt others and make them feel small
B. In order to know when bullying happens, we also need to know about ways and means of bullying 1. Physical
a. Typically, physical bullying involves: hair pulling, pinching, pushing, shoving, slapping, kicking, tripping, poking, stabbing, spitting, hitting, punching, head butting, choking, scratching, hiding or destroying someone’s property, etc....