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Childhood Bullying

Childhood Bullying Victims Are More Likely To Be Overweight And Ill As Adults

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Victims of childhood bullying are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults and have a higher r...

What Happens When Former Bullies Contact Their Victims on Facebook -- 2 Decades Later?

Christina Berchini | Posted 03.28.2015 | Education
Christina Berchini

I think about my childhood bullies sometimes. And because I (like most of you) am naturally curious, I accepted all of their Facebook friend requests. Becoming reacquainted with them forces me to wonder about what happens when bullies become teachers.

The Heartache of Bullying Doesn't Have an Age Limit

Patrice Bendig | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
Patrice Bendig

I'm not that 9-year-old little girl praying silently each day on the way to school that the bullies would pick on someone else that day. But I am that 25-year-old woman who still has feelings and expects more from humanity.

From Bullying to Belonging: 3 Things to Know About Peer Aggression

HopeLab | Posted 12.20.2014 | Impact

Being labeled a bully or a victim may itself do harm to kids. Labels imply fixed qualities in people -- that people's personalities cannot change.

Why Your Value Isn't Based on the Past, the Things You Do, or How People Treat You

Rachel M. Martin | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women
Rachel M. Martin

I began to think my value was based on being the best all the time. I stopped resting or doing things that were fun. I became afraid to speak my mind in fear that others would be mad at me.

Bullying's Terrible Legacy: How Childhood Stress Can Change Our Genes Forever

Sharon Moalem | Posted 06.14.2014 | Science
Sharon Moalem

Your body is in a constant state of transformation and regeneration, and your experiences, no matter how seemingly inconsequential, from bullies to crushes to sloppy joes, have all left an indelible mark within you -- and more importantly, within your genome.

Bully My Child, Please

Rick Newman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Rick Newman

Kids need to suffer. At least a little. That's how innocent and vulnerable children evolve into durable, resilient adults.