Bullying a Hottest Controversy Today

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Bullying has become one of the hottest controversy since the past decade. Bullies are the people who intimidate others because they feel superior from their peers and believe they are higher than anybody else. Moreover, they think that intimidating the people who cannot fight back is funny, but, bullies do not know how the victim’s feeling and how they recover from the pain (“11 Facts”). On the other hand, the victims are the people who are scared to stand up and speak up for themselves. Bullying can be an aggressive behavior that causes harm and distress to others. It can be repeated over time until they feel helpless (Harpaz). It occurs mostly in schools due to imbalance of strength and power. Bullying can have various effects on people’s life due to lower self-confidence, depression, and rebellious act. Self-confidence is what help us build our life. It helps us to surface many difficulties and give us the strength to deal with anything that come through. Yet, because of the bullies we lose our self-confidence; for example, “grades drop because, instead of listening to the teacher, kids are wondering what they did wrong and whether anyone will sit with them at lunch. If the bullying persists, they may be afraid to go to school” (“Bullying and Teasing”). This is one of the reasons why many victims of bullies do not continue their studies, they are most likely to withdraw from school due to lack of focus on studying. In addition, victims tend to socialize less and would
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