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Bullying occurs when someone or a group of people upset or create a risk to another person's health and safety, whether it be physical, mental, or emotional. Learn why bullying is prohibited on WikiAnswers and express your questions about it and other inappropriate behaviors in our Bullying category!
%DETAILS% Do not keep your abuse a secret. Secrecy is the abuser's weapon.If all else fails, the abuser recruits friends, colleagues, mates, family members, the authorities, institutions, neighbours, the media, teachers - in short, third parties - to do his bidding. He uses them to cajole, coerce…
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                               Signs of AbuseThis is one of those very difficult things to find out from your children. I would have a heart-to-heart talk with him. Start out by asking if everything is goi…
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Yes, of course. But the violence in abusive relationships is inherent in the abuser. Such offenders have a propensity for violence. Their violent acts are not reactive - they are proactive, not in self-defense but as part of a pattern of objectifying and subjugating another.
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I don't even know if this question is still "fresh," but suicide is such a personal decision that it surprises me that someone would think the mind of the potentially suicidal is open to others. Two people may both feel suicidal (or have felt suicidal) without sharing the same motivations. And yet t…
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To save money, have a teacher make some or students, at loftis middle school, Tennessee, we have our band teacher make little red braid braclets and she sales them for a dollar to raise money for the school.
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Answer: Well some kids just bother people cuz they think its cool and funny just to show off to there hommies and others but i would just ignore and walk away or tell the teacher or the princeable or maybe your parents ... but the best way to tell the bully to stop is Look only god can judge me im …
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Keep a written record of what happened, what was said, who was there and who witnessed the incident. For every occasion.Get support from colleagues, if possible.Get support from Union representatives, if possible.Get outside support, if possible, legal, medical, etc. Take all your evidence to your s…
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This is not as easy as it looks and I do feel for you hon. A group of girls can sometimes be more nastier than a group of guys and it's getting worse. "It takes a fool to be cool" and these girls are young, unintelligent and are trying to be cool. Inwardly I bet there are at least one or two of thos…
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My friend has Tourettes Syndrome and like, you know what. Who cares who makes fun of you. They are just lame and immature. If they understood that you can't control it then they would probably handle the situation a little more maturely. But you are probably a young kid. Just keep explaining to them…
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People bully because they are trying to be cool. Bullies think that by hurting someone else that it will make them more popular at school. Bullies can bully in many ways but bully victims need to open up to an adult to try and solve the problem. If you have been bullied or are being bullied don't be…
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Answer There are many high school students that will not report bullying so stats are difficult to give. Those that were reported in the U.S. is 29% and 23% in Canada. Groups are forming to begin to deal with this situation because doctors, psychiatrists are realizing that children that are b…
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I lost my virginity when I was 14 and I though I was the sh*t. I had a laundry list of girls that I had been with by the time I was in college. Then, I grew up and realized how stupid that was and now I'm embarrassed to tell anyone.   Not really. Pretty stupid to risk throwing your life away…
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People who get bullied don't ever really get over be a victim of a bully. Some people may think or feel they are over it, but deep inside you can never fully get over somthing so horrible. i was bullied to the extrem where the thought of killing my self crossed my mind. i am over the whole killing m…
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Bullying is when someone picks on you.Like calling you names or hurting you. Bullying is any behavior that is calculated to deliberately cause hurt or upset. If someone is asked to stop because they are upsetting or hurting someone and they choose to continue, then they are a bully. Bullying is when…
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Bullies Bullies are basically cowards, and when you show them that you will not be intimidated they will look for easier prey they don't necessarily hate the one they pick on but rather are looking for the crowds reaction IE; laughter at your embarrassment, confrontation is almost unavoidable if …
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No, emancipation does nothing in the way of your education. Your just trying to get away from your parents. You should still finish school. Without a diploma trying to find any decent job will be out. Having a baby doesnt mean you shouldn't continue with your life in the proper manner.Finish school …
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yes bullying is abuse and all abuse is illegal. Not all police don't like to deal with minors when bullying is involved, they fob you off with they just children, but they do and by law they should do think of it this way, if two adults get into a fight in town or at home, that's braking the law a…
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Cyber bullying is when there is a person or more saying mean things to you over the internet for example Twitter, Facebook and Ask.Fm, or when someone is talking dirty or sexually to you over the internet on the same sources given above. A cyber-bully can involve sending insulting and threatening t…
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Solution for Bullying 1 There are things you can do to deflect people who bully: Act more confident. If a person who bullies feels that they don't have any power over you, it takes the 'fun' out of it for them . Hang around with friends or an adult at times when you're most in danger of being b…
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The true question is why shouldn't we prevent bullying? Have you ever been bullied yourself? Bullying causes results such as depression, cutting, insecurity, and sometimes even one's suicide. it's one of those problems that even you can help make change in. If we can prevent bullying, the world woul…
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Bullying is such a problem cos when a someone bullys you they think it is just a joke and will make them popular some people also bully because they might be jelous of wat you have that they don't have or maybe in their lives they were bullied so they want people to feel their pain that the had. h…
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Peer pressure is probably one of the biggest issues in high school, but especially if your a freshman. Freshman want to fit in and sucumb to peer pressure to do it. Answer2: Peer pressure is in high school and all schools and age groups. Adults want to be accepted by their peers too. No one-young o…
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being mean to others
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First, there are no complete statistics kept on bullying. At best it is guess work. Second, clothing, actions, looks, speech, appearance, anything that can be isolated as seeming different are all reasons for one to bully another; it is impossible to narrow down one element as the focus of bullying.…
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If you want to handle a bullying problem remember violence NEVER solves anything . Think before you say anything you might regret. If the problem is serious get a trusted adult or tell your principal or teacher. Also remember most bullies bully because they are jealous of you.
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It is a form of bullying.
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You should hire me because I have the qualities that what you are looking for. I am very loyal employee, hard-working, team player and a good communicator and of course a good listener. I am a kind of person who is very willing to learn new things and can accept both healthy and unhealthy criticism …
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They should be taught about the 'mechanics' of sex - yes. HOWEVER - they should also be taught that under-age is ILLEGAL (which always seems to be overlooked in schools) ! Perhaps if kids were made aware of the penalties of under-age sex - they'd think twice before creating babies ! I still remember…
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you can twist your undies in front (or back) once (briefs). then you can put the loop that the twisting made and put the loop onto a doornob.
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Just tell a teacher or sometimes just hang arround with your mates the might defend you sometimes at least Mate? are you an Aussie?
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You call the police
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You shouln't fight the bully. You can be punished too for just trying to defend yourself. Ways you can combat bullies are get more attention bullies try to get low attention. Tell an adult you trust like your teacher, parents, or a friend's parents. P.S you may really hate the bully, but life may n…
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If this person tryly was your best friend then you should be able to tell them how you feel, if this doesn't work then they abviously wern't your BEST friend and they don't deseve you. Heck they don't know what they're missing! :) I hope this helped.
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Peer pressure is being urged to do what your friends (peers) are doing, even if you don't really want to do it, in order to "fit in" with the group. For example, if you see your friends skipping school or smoking illegal drugs, you might go and do it -- not because you actually want to, but only to …
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about 9/10 kids get bullied
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There could be one of many reasons, he may have been busy and didn't have time to call, maybe he forgot, he could have set you up to be the butt of a joke, he could have been scared and chickened out, or he could have just not been interested but didn't know how to tell you. Only he can answer his a…
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Lots and Lots of people everyday.
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There are many peoples..leave our country because of the crisis in our country so others leave our country to give their family a better life and to gave their children education to learn............kimberly flores answer..... @kimberly flores FYI! I JUST SEARCHED HERE AND I ASKED HOW MANY MEANING…
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what is a a wedgie to a girl? a wedgie is when someone grabs the top of youre thong or panties and pulls it very hard.sometimes till you scream.or till you see there s**y a**.ohhhh yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Two dominate females may fight to the death of one of the two, depending on the severity/seriousness of their fighting (what are they fighting about). Therefore, I'd recommend separating the 2 into individual cages if the fighting is severe enough.My budgies are fighting then they start helping out …
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Best friends means you like them more Than anybody else!!! ex me and karaXoxo By the way love you kara paige and bronnie and Katie and ya so peace out girl scout!!!
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probably because they hate life, or are stressed out a bunch from maybe bullies, and their parents, or there are a lot of events that they are tired of. <------------- Some kids feel bad about themselves and think that they are worthless. Some kids think that they have no reason to live. I tried …
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a bystander is someone who doesn't act out when they see someone getting bullied. the best thing i think would be to do is tell them to stop or talk more with the bullied kid. if you see them at lunch or break by themselves you should talk to them. don't let them deal with it by themselves.
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if it is a teacher tell the princapal if it is the princapal tell the district office if it is one of them call the cops and if it is one of them call a laywer and if it is your lawyer get a different one TTYL(hope this helps!!!) :) ;)  If this person is at work, then you need to start a dairy…
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Answer That you are truthful and kind to the person who is your best friend. I found that when i didnt act that way i was a jerk to my friends and they hated me....... So follow these steps to be a good best friend 1. Always tell the truth 2.Tell them everything 3. Always be kind and understan…
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There are many ways to stop people from bullying you. Here are some ways to stop bullying from occurring: Ignore Them If you decide to ignore a bully, they will slowly begin to get bored about being mean to you because you don't show any emotions. Bully's love to see people cry so if you don't do th…
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Answer I wouldn't think so. How could you send a person to trial or jail if they successful. Answer "Attempted suicide" or "assisting suicide" are probably the more practical charges to consider. There was once a concern that persons who stood to gain as beneficiaries from an individual`s wil…
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Not everyone likes to bully. In fact, most people don't like to bully. Usually people who bully are not happy with themselves, so they want to make everyone else miserable too by pushing them down. Others just enjoy hurting others. often because they are hurting inside or it makes them feel importan…
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There may be many reasons, but probably the most likely is a desire to remove foreign or seemingly unnatural objects from our bodies (think of the desire children have to fiddle with and pull out baby teeth once they start coming loose). Yes, scabs are part of us, but they have a distinctly differen…
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I'm not a man, but I've seen men double over when they are struck in the testicles, either on purpose or as the result of an accident. I would guess (and men would no doubt confirm) that is is as painful as it sounds. For those who do not know what ballbusting is, it's girls kicking boys in the test…
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Answer Some bullies undoubtedly have been bullied themselves but research suggests that the main reasons behind bullying are a sense of superiority, a lack of empathy and a strong need for power. Bullies feel entitled to hurt others because they believe other people are not as important as they a…
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You can talk to the EEO in your state or the attorney general depending on the issue. You can also talk to owners of other salons or if you are an employee, other employees.
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Answer because they feel like they are bigger, better and smarter than middle schoolers
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Bullying is when someone keeps doing or saying things to have power over another person. Some of the ways they bully other people are by: calling them names, saying or writing nasty things about them, leaving them out of activities, not talking to them, threatening them, making them feel uncomfortab…
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Tell him/her that you forgive them. Then go home and pray for them every day for at least a week. I'm not kidding! Firstly, no one ever expects to receive kindness back from giving hate. This really throws them off... many bullies don't know how to react to this. Secondly, many people who engage…
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You don't have to take some crap from these people. Maybe you should tell a teacher about it and just talk to them about it. In my school we have peer mediation so people can find out what they can do to make things better. Ask a teacher if they could get the person who is bothering you and talk tog…
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You can stop bullies by: - Telling someone- Avoiding bad situations- Gaining confidence to face the person who is bullying you!- You can also just try and ignore them or tell them to stop.- See school councilor ( or any councilor)- Talk to your mother- Warn teachers about it- Try figure situations o…
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Answer Politely ask them to apologize if she's within earshot, and ask them to not do it again. If they do it again, you can do one of three things, 1) Ask them not to do it again, 2) Ignore it and don't speak to them again, 3) Get violent, not that I approve of violence, but it's still an option…
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Peer pressure affects the family by making kids try and do what they want! They make kids disobey their parents They have a mind of their own and go against their parents rules.
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Yes, Bullying is bad. Frankly the only good thing that bullying does is to make the bully feel powerful. This is not truly so as the bully picks on someone who is weaker either emotionally,physically or otherwise. This is how the bully gains his strength and most times the bully himself turns out t…
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If someone is on an antidepressant prescribed by a doctor, then they should follow the guidelines discussed with their physician. Fluoxetine has a relatively long half-life of about 1 month, so withdrawal symptoms tend to be less jolting than, say, Paxil which has a half-life of 3 days. Don't stop …
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Cyber - Bullying is the exact same thing as regular bullying but only using technological social networks to hurt people feelings. In cyber bullying what ever you say you cant take it back. (example . MSN , text messaging , AIM ect.) It is bad because so many kids are badly emotionally affected as…
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Thing's like people telling you, you should have sex, drink, smoke, and other thing's you don't want to do.
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forget him and find someone else special who listens to your problems Answer Thank-you. It took a bit of research into psychological phenomenon. Now that I have done so, it is much easier to understand him. There is nothing you can do to stop the bullying.Out of the mouth of babes: "Just bless him …
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Answer I don't wish to sound rude, but the hell with your boyfriends feelings. It's you who is pregnant, why should you worry if he's popular or not. He sounds like the jerk of the day, if he expects you to say nothing so he can look good. If your boyfriend wants you to have a serious medical and …
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there are re sons that suicide is illegal no one cares if someone dies without involving the public but you must understand that if you lets say jump off a building and you fall in front of a person who is just walking home from their job or doing something other and they see the lifeless person tha…
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there are a lot of bully's out there and most of them do it to make there self feel better because of the way they got treated of the life they have, all they really need is a little attention. Sometimes they even do it because they like shown off in front of Their mates by bullying someone.
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pretty much everyone has been bullied or will be bullied
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You should Never commit Suicide If you feel depressed and hopeless you should talk about how you feel and what you can do about your situation. Call the Suicide hotline 24 hours a day/7 days a week  1-800-suicide  1-800-784-2433  Below is a link to the National Suicide HotlineOther…
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When you get influenced by your peers (friends) to do something not good for you
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People who are perceived to be different by people who want to feel better about themselves by attacking someone else.Also to add people who are mabey a bit shorter and skinier than most or people who are a little bit taller or heavier, and if people think your not like them and you dress,talk,look,…
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A billion of kids get bullied each year
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Cut off the communications with the person that is cyberbullying, block their email address if threats are coming through email, report the website that is slamming the victim, on phone block the number that is sending threats, cyberbullying can never be stopped but it can definately be reduced!
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Statistics say that nearly 80 percent of students report being bullied at least once in their scholastic career. Nearly 20 percent of students report being bullied multiple times per month.
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just about every teen out there experiences peer pressure
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Or you could also just pick the wedge because everyone knows that everyone gets a wedgy sometimes. Answer Try and pull up your pants and look like your adjusting your belt. It works well if you can grasp the underwear through your pants then pull down on them and twist and it doesn't appear rud…
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It's called a front melvin
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It is possible! Sometimes the bigger goldfish of the tank gets kind of bossy and starts to think he is the "boss of the tank" and harrass the poor little ones around. This might result in your otheer goldfish being a bit quiet, or hiding behind ornaments more. It is never good to have a bully goldfi…
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FACT:Bullying takes place for a number of reason's including; height, weight, race, skin colour, appearance, or maybe even a disabilitay. FACT: Bullies tend to target the weaker. When I was in year 6, my teacher used to teach us wrong from right with three or four stories, all with different ending…
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Dont cut the trees......Cut on your lavish lives!!
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Several WikiAnswerers' thoughts on the subject: *People who don't have to deal with that issue have no idea how difficult it is. *Fat people get made fun of for the same reasons anyone does-- the 'joker' is an insecure bully who has picked a socially-acceptable target in an attempt to make themselv…
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Boys GirlsMelvin Hanging wedgie
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To help schools fight bullying
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Positive peer pressure is pressure from others to do the right thing and not give in to doing the wrong thing. Which means being a good friend or person etc.
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People bully because either they are older than you and they find you a easier target, or because they're jealous because you have something they don't, which leads them to tell lies about you to get everyone against you whether you're in secondary or primary school. If you're a bit different or sma…
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Answer 1The best thing you can do is go talk to your child's teachers.They know your child. They can help you identify why it started and what you can do to stop it.  Answer 2Don't cheer on the bullier and if someone you know is being bullied, ether stand up for them, get an adult or really j…
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To perform a hanging wedgie, follow these steps. 1. Find a high place, a hook or coat hanger etc. (Make sure it is sturdy)2. Choose victim.3. Wedgie victim (pants them too for best results)4. Lift underwear of victim up onto coat hanger or hook5. Make sure underwear is secured on hook and feet do no…
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It is undefined....... Actually you see there is no formula to calculate this. But still..... He can be bullied as much time as the bully wants....... -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------As much as 4 times a week at some schools!
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two computers per house hold which means over 10,000,000 people and gaining and counting thoes offline
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-Tell yourself you don't need to do it.-Tell your peers your not interested.-Make excuses why you can't.(For example for drugs or alcohol "I can't I have to take a drug test for track")
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Pantsing is when you pull someone's pants down while they are distracted or just not looking. Some see pantsing as a prank, but others are upset by it. It can be taken very seriously. In some cases, assault charges can be filed for undressing someone, even partially, without their consent.
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Answer It Depends on the type of peer pressure; It it is negative peer pressure then yes but if it is positive peer pressure and your not under age then no.
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If in fact, you are not talking about him behind his back, then the problem is with him. Trying to convince him or placate him is useless. You can suggest that he get professional help but don't be surprised if he feels this is just another betrayal. Otherwise, do nothing. People who have not asked …
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There can be many reasons. Maybe the bully is being bullied by someone meaner than them and they want to feel strong so they pick on people weaker and smaller than them. It could just be them getting some kind of joy out of it. Usually it's because the person has a low self-esteem or because they'r…
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Try your hardest to fight it. And stay away from the person who is giving you the peer pressure.
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One of the three types of bullying is physical bullying. Physical bullying includes hitting, kicking, slapping, pinching, biting, poking and choking. It also includes destroying personal belongings. One way to avoid physical bullying is to stay in a large group of friends. Or, If you are in school, …
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Nothing to do with Halloween, it is a slang term for a somewhat over-cautious or cowardly boy, not the type to indulge in Halloween pranks, clearly. The probable origin , which somewhat implies effeminne category comes from (Sister) which could also implie piety-Sisters of Charity, for example. By t…
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You can't be embarrassed. If you are, then you have obviously let them embarrass you. It's almost like what Elenaor Roosevelt said when she stated, "No one can make you feel inferior without your permission."
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disagreements are the second main cause of dating violence, but the biggest cause of teenage violence is cheating since some people would count giving hugs to a friend cheating on them while others will allow people to kiss their girlfriend if she is ok with it so realy it just depends on what type …
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