Bullying Is A Big Problem

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Bullying Lynette Mather stated that, “What if the kid you bullied at school grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life?” This quote really spoke to me because it holds a lot of truth in it being that bullying or being bullied sticks with you forever whether or not you apologized for what you did back in your school days or not, those words and actions scar people forever and it is something that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. We are often blind to the fact that bullying is continuously a big problem in our society. This topic is important because almost everyone that we know, including ourselves have been affected by bullying in one way or another and we may not think what we do or have done is doing harm, but to other people we are hurting them in various ways and it can be very dangerous and lead to horrible things down the road. I am guilty of being all three at one point of time in my life and most people are whether the results are big or small. Throughout this paper I will be talking about how bullying is done, who is affected and how the education system is trying to help. The first thing to know about bullying is what it really entails of and the different ways it has been done over the many decades. “Bullying is defined as mean, hurtful behavior that occurs repeatedly in a relationship with an imbalance of power or strength. It takes many forms -- verbal, physical, relational, and cyberbullying.”(Suzanne Peck 1).
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