And the more chronic it is the hard it will be to make it stop. As unpleasant as this is we need to start telling kids the truth and give them the real tools they need to stop this problem.
What she described as bullying, isn’t bullying. It’s assault and battery and it’s criminal.
Hate isn’t a weapon. It’s an emotion. It’s an outgrowth of anger and it’s part of our emotional toolkit for a reason. It helps us know when there is a problem that needs to be fixed because bad things are occurring.
Bullying can have lasting effects, including a bitterness towards certain individuals. It is hard to move on and forgive, but if things happen when you are a kid, understand that people change.