Monthly Archives: June 2013


I was a victim of bullying in high school

It was in my junior year of high school, I was terrified everyday to walk home from school because of the bully.  You see, Jerry F. was from another school in the area and their school got let out earlier than mine. So there was Jerry, always waiting off school property, to bully me and […]

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Workplace Bullying

Bullying occurs all around us and has so many faces that many times we fail to recognize it. It affects every single person involved.  Bullying is not necessarily the physical intimidation that we most often associate this word with. It comes in so many different forms that may be less evident but nevertheless are forms […]


The Canadian Red Cross – Anti Bullying Program

Please read the following from the Ottawa Citizen… After reading please read my comments at the end. OTTAWA — On Monday, more than a year and a half after the suicide of 15-year-old Jamie Hubley, bullying was once again the topic at the late teen’s high school — but this time, the focus was hope. […]

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VICTIMS- Targets of bullying

  Our paradigm is limited to the understanding of what a victim is and why it happens, but a victim can have many windows. Many of us see the victim as someone who is smaller and is physically being bullied by a larger person. Now the reverse can also be true where a smaller person […]


Roles of the bystanders- the negative side

Team – Students who support the bully – Part of the “Bully Team”, but   don’t initiate it themselves. Fans – Students who cheer on the bully Complacent – Students who watch and say nothing or do nothing   Why don’t more bystanders intervene? (Response stats from Reportbullying.com surveys 2009) They think, “It’s none of my […]

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LGBTQ – Bullying

One of the newest forms of sexual harassment involves LGBTQ (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgendered & Queers).  Young LGBTQ people may be more at-risk for bullying, taunting, harassment, physical assault, and suicide. Over a 10 year period more than 7,000 LGBTQ middle and high school students were surveyed. The survey[1] found that: }  8 in 10 […]