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Persuasive Essay On Bullying

Decent Essays
Christopher Rosado
10/3/17
English 9 honors
Revised draft
Empathy

According to “bullyingstatistics.org” that a study in Britain found that at least half of suicides among young people are related to bullying. This shows that we need to find more ways to stop bullying all over by using alternate ways to stop bullying from taking so many of the young and thriving minds of today’s youth. Although empathy can be a great help when facing certain types of bullies, having confidence, teaching discipline, and standing up to the bully are much more effective ways to stopping a bully if you’re a bystander or the actual victim.

The first option you can take to help yourself and others fight against bullying is to gain self-confidence in yourself. Gaining confidence in yourself can help you gain a higher self-esteem which will help you against a bully. According to “stopbullying.gov”, one of the types of children that bullies seem to target more often are children with low self-esteem. This piece of evidence I had given you proves my point because if you have a higher amount of confidence you will gain a higher self-esteem since confidence is one of the key points to a high self-esteem and since you’d have no effect towards what the bully does they will eventually leave you alone. Another way you can use confidence to help against the effects of bullying is by preventing the victim from self-inflicting harm to self. For example, the website “verywell.com” tells us that
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