Bullying Is A Threat From A Parent Or Guardian

888 Words May 25th, 2016 4 Pages
Have you ever witnessed or been a victim of bullying? If you were ever asked what the greatest adversity most teens have to overcome today what would your answer be? In my opinion the greatest adversity most teens overcome today would have to be bullying. Despite all the programs and laws against it, bullying is a continuing adversity for many children and teens as most schools will not do anything to resolve the problem without a threat from a parent or guardian. “Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year.”. "11 Facts About Bullying." 11 Facts About Bullying. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 May 2016. Considering the fact that bullying is a spreading issue I believe that there are some simple facts that everyone should know about it. Lets start off with a clear definition of what bullying is, “Bullying is a form of aggressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort…The bullied individual typically has trouble defending him or herself and does nothing to “cause” the bullying.” "Bullying." American Psychological Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 May 2016. Victims of bullying are known to be “2 to 9 times more likely to consider suicide than non-victims”. "Bullying and Suicide - Bullying Statistics." Bullying Statistics. N.p., 07 July 2015. Web. 24 May 2016. As a victim of bullying myself I can tell you that the first thing you’ll want to do when you 're bullied is hide in your room and sleep forever, you’ll never…
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