You remove the reward by owning your awesomeness. They will escalate. Get frustrated and eventually leave you alone. They will get worse – before they give up. This is to be expected. It’s part of the process. It even has a name: Extinction Burst and it’s well studied
The goal of this strategy is to implement programs that will not only drastically reduce bullying by 80 to 90% but that will work effectively at the local level and be scalable at the national and international levels.
No one wants to see their kid bullied. It puts a pit right in the center of your stomach. There is little you can do to help them, but that …
Bullying isn’t harmless. It should not be tolerated. And if left to fester, it escalates and that escalation can include physical violence that can rob a child of their future!