Physical bullying can be anything from a small push, to a devastating and potentially fatal punch to the face. However, it doesn't necessarily mean it's all physical. It can also be that the bully and his friends have you cornered up against a wall, or maybe breaking your belongings, or even making threatening gestures. All of these are attributes of Physical bullying. This type of bullying is probably the most known form, and has been around the longest. It can also be said that this is the most dangerous form of bullying there is. This type of bullying is most often times portrayed in films and television as well. If your son or daughter is coming home from school with bruises or damage to his or her property, then this can be a BIG indicator of Physical bullying. Males are also usually more likely to commit an act of physical bullying.
Emotional bullying is probably the second biggest form of bullying there is, and nowadays, it can often be very similar to Cyber bullying. The real difference between the two, is that Emotional bullying is more verbal and you're face to face with the bully usually. A few attributes of Emotional bullying are name-calling, extortion and blackmailing, verbal abuse, exclusion from group(s), and spreading rumors. All of these are very damaging emotionally, usually not