Are You Bullying Others?
1. Trying to fit in?
Many times, students who bully others feel pressure to be popular or worry that they will be bullied if they don’t join in. Consider how your actions make others feel. If you are hurting others, stop.
2. Get help.
Are there problems going on in your home that are causing you to act out? Sometimes children who bully others come from homes where everyone is angry and shouting all the time. Some children who bully have been bullied by others, including adults. Get help. Go to a trusted adult, teacher, school counselor or principal and explain what is going on.
3. What Is Your Future?
Many times students who bully end up in trouble. If they keep acting mean, they end up with few friends. They think they’ll end up being popular, but others just think of them as troublemakers. A number of students who bullied others eventually end up in trouble with the law.
4. You Can Change.
Many children who bully others find ways to stop and become much happier. That can happen to you. Get help from teachers, counselors and other adults who love and support you.