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Bullying : Bullying And Bullying

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There are different ways to describe bullying. Stopbullying.gov states the definition of bullying is “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance.” Webster’s dictionary portrays the definition of bullying is to frighten, hurt, or threaten (a smaller or weaker person): to act like a bully toward (someone), or to cause (someone) to do something by making threats or insults or by using force. Violenceproventionworks.org mentions "A person is bullied when he or she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons, and he or she has difficulty defending himself or herself." Pacerkidsagainstbullying.org say Bullying is when someone is being hurt either by words or actions, feels bad because of it, and has a hard time stopping what is happening to them.” They use different words but they all have the same connotation. Bullying can and does happen in schools, playgrounds and within every grade throughout the school. Bullying doesn’t stop when you graduate school. Bullying can happen at home, at work, and in any and every aspect of life.
There are many reasons a person starts to bully someone else. People who start to bully have strong needs for power and negative dominance. Bullies often find satisfaction in causing injury and suffering to others. They are often rewarded in some way for their behavior with material or psychological rewards. People who bully
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