One of the things bullies do is they make us self conscious. They try to convince us that people don’t like us because of something we did or didn’t do. This makes us doubt ourselves. Maybe WE aren’t someone people like. This is what makes us self conscious.
When we are upset or being targeted by someone mean – the last thing we want to do is feel compassion for them. I get it. It’s hard to feel …
Very few bullies think of themselves as bullies. No matter how horrible someone seems to you, you should not think of them as horrible people. Most likely, they aren’t. And if you let them, they may just surprise you.
I decided to write my musing on love being a 4 letter word in my bullying blog because bull – the root word of bullying is also a 4 letter word and it strikes me as a useful way to understand bullying behavior. Bullies are like bulls.