Written by Chandra Gopal, M.A English , Suchitra Chari | 
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman, MD on Dec 10, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is bullying illegal?

It could be if the person bullied is harmed or placed in fear.

2. Why am I getting bullied?

Because you have a lot of positive qualities that the person who is bullying you is envious of.

3. Do I deserve to get bullied?

No. The person who is getting bullied is NEVER at fault.

4. Does bullying follow a pattern?

Bullying peaks in the middle primary school years and the first year of high school.

Younger children are likely to get bullied physically or verbally whereas older kids tend to be socially excluded or targets of cyberbullying.

5. What should I do if I am being physically or verbally bullied?

Ignore and walk away, pretend you do not care and get the support of friends and adults from school or home.

Comments

sanjana28 Monday, September 20, 2010

I agree with all this points

Elton Tuesday, May 5, 2009

be the first to stop bullying others. Like Jesus said "take the first step that all the rest will follow you". Bullying only brought us sadness and drama, please stop or our society will fall down because our own destruction

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