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Bullying Advice

What Happened When I Saw My Bully 10 Years Later

Leah Bieler | Posted 03.30.2014 | Women
Leah Bieler

We were rivals in class, good students who read Vonnegut and announced, to our piano teachers' pleasure and our classmates' befuddlement, that we preferred classical music to Duran Duran. We should have been friends. For some reason, C chose to go in the other direction.

Don't Tell Kids That Being Bullied Makes Them Stronger

Carrie Goldman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

Being bullied 10 or 20 or 50 years ago does not qualify you to dismiss those who are being bullied today. Why? Largely, it is because of the digital revolution.

5 Tips For Bullied LGBTQ Youth

David Andrade Pimienta | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Andrade Pimienta

I am proud to be me, because there is and never was anything wrong with me in the first place. I have five valuable pieces of advice for the bullied. These are messages to LGBTQ youth.

An Apple A Day: Bullying And Steve Jobs

Kimberly Williams | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Kimberly Williams

Steve Jobs has been heralded as the greatest marketer in modern history. Yet, before the iPad, iPod, and his years of fame and wealth, Jobs was a victim of bullying.

Four Rules for Helping Your Child Stand Up to Bullies

Signe Whitson | Posted 12.24.2011 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Parents who teach their kids how to stand up for themselves are particularly effective in countering bullying. Teach your child these four rules for using assertive communication to stand up to bullying behavior.

Why a Parent's Empathy Is Vital for a Bullied Girl -- and Why It Often Goes Out the Window

Rachel Simmons | Posted 09.12.2011 | Women
Rachel Simmons

As your daughter grows more independent, and her peer culture becomes more influential, it becomes almost impossible for you to make her problems "go away". You can only empathize.

Verbal First Aid: Healing the Scars of Bullying

Judith Simon Prager, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Simon Prager, PhD

In this short article I'll offer six strategies to help the bullied child begin to recover from its scars. Vicious words cause much of the devastating harm of bullying, but words can also heal.