Category Archives: Sharing stories

A great resource, stumbled upon

A good blog to follow if you’re interested in bullying prevention resources is here at Books That Heal Kids. Follow the Twitter feed here. Examples of its usefulness– 1. A post of a review of a book chapter, All Girls … Continue reading

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Traumatized by his own bullying

He’s not going to be participating in overt, systematic torture of a boy in his class even without taking social skills. Not on our watch. Continue reading

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Why the U.S. Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education gets it: he was bullied

“If you don’t believe your kid will be safe, take your kid out of that school.” Continue reading

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The President sends a message: It gets better

“I don’t know what it’s like to be picked on for being gay, but I do know what it’s like to grow up feeling like you don’t belong.” Continue reading

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How long do the scars from bullying last? 50th reunion, anyone?

Fifty years on, and the memories were powerful enough that these two men, nearing seventy, could not even sit at the same table together. Continue reading

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Are mean girl numbers rising?

I can’t address the data and can’t make longitudinal studies happen, but I can say that without a doubt, in the 1970s, mean girls existed and they were just as cruel as the girls described in the NYT piece. Continue reading

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A story from the bullied: “The girls all think you’re ugly”

“We’re supposed to pick the ugliest boy we can find and say this to them. And the girls all think you’re really ugly!” Continue reading

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