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Bullies 101: How to Handle Bullying



Bullying can affect anyone, at any age. Here, we've compiled a list of comprehensive guides and articles on the subject from around the 'net. They're all different, all geared toward different groups, so we hope one of them will help you. If you know of any other resources that you think belong on this list, feel free to comment with the link!

FOR KIDS: Dealing With Bullies
Bullying is a big problem. It can make kids feel hurt, scared, sick, lonely, embarrassed and sad. Bullies might hit, kick, or push to hurt people, or use words to call names, threaten, tease, or scare them.

A bully might say mean things about someone, grab a kid's stuff, make fun of someone, or leave a kid out of the group on purpose.

Some bullies threaten people or try to make them do things they don't want to do.

What's in this article: Bullying Is a Big Deal, Why Do Bullies Act That Way?, Bullying: How to Handle It, Preventing a Run-In With a Bully, If The Bully Says or Does Something to You, What Happens to Bullies?

CYBERBULLYING
Some methods of cyberbullying are unique to a certain kinds of cyberbullies. And so are the ways the cyberbully maintain their secrecy or broadcast their actions to others. Some are secretive, some require an audience and some are entirely inadvertent.

Because the motives differ from each type of cyberbully, the solutions need to address their special issues. There is no “one size fits all” when cyberbullying is concerned. But understanding more about why they cyberbully others will help. You have to address the motives. That’s why awareness campaigns need several different messages to address the problem.

What's in this article: Common sense to Cybersense, Is my child at risk?, Parents biggest concerns, What's the parent's role?, Google yourself, What methods work with the different kinds of cyberbullies?, Telling the difference, Instant Messaging 101, A quick guide to responding to a cyberbullying incident, Community programs, Wired Kids Summits, Wired Kids Summits: Cyberbullying - Youth-Empowered Solutions, Internet Superheroes, Teenangels

WORKPLACE BULLYING
35% of the U.S. workforce report being bullied at work. You are not alone.

Bullying is a systematic campaign of interpersonal destruction that jeopardizes your health, your career, the job you once loved. Bullying is a non-physical, non-homicidal form of violence and, because it is violence and abusive, emotional harm frequently results. You may not be the first person to have noticed that you were bullied. Check to see how many of these indicators match yours.

Remember, you did not cause bullying to happen. We've broken down the major reasons why bullies bully. The primary reason bullying occurs so frequently in workplaces is that bullying is not yet illegal. Bullying is four times more common than either sexual harassment or racial discrimination on the job.

What's in this article: PROBLEM: Start Here, Our Definition, WBI FAQ, Early Signs of Bullying, Who Gets Targeted, How Bullying Happens, Relation to Other Phenomena, Domestic Violence & Bullying, Employers' Reaction. IMPACT: Physical Harm, Mental Health Harm, Social Harm, Economic Harm, Shared Stories, Marlene Braun Suicide. SOLUTIONS: Action Plan, How We Can Help, Help for Target's DVD, Finding a Lawyer, Expert Witness Services, Selecting a Therapist, Personal Coaching, Additional Resources

How To Handle Bullying: An Important Guide
Have you ever been bullied before, whether as a kid, teenager, or adult?

What did you do about the bullying situation? Did you let it go? Did you stand up for yourself? Did you suffer in silence? Did you seek help from others?

Today’s article is an important, 6,600+ word guide on how to handle bullying.

What's in this article: Bullying, My Encounter with Bullying, Aftermath: Reflecting About What Happened, Bullying: How Can We Handle It?, How To Handle Bullying: An Important Guide, Last Words, Personal Travel Update

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