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Persuasive Speech About Bullying

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Have you ever been bullied? I know I was a victim of bullying back when I was in elementary school, they would pick on me throughout the day, every day, then they would wait for me after school to beat me up, but I always managed to get away. I told my parents what was happening and they waited for me after school to confront the bullies, and they did confront them. After that they left me alone. Did you know that 1 out of 4 teens are bullied? According to Stomp Out Bullying website, 9 out of 10 LGBT students experienced harassment at school and online, 8% students stay home on any given day because they're afraid of being bullied, 1 out of 5 kids admits to being a bully, or doing some "Bullying," 43% fear harassment in the bathroom at…show more content…
For adults, problems in a marriage from disloyalty to general estrangement may lead them to exaggerate their own authority to the point of bullying. Kids who push others around are often driven by the need for power. They enjoy being able to subdue others. These types of kids are typically impulsive and hot headed and they thrive when their victims cower in their presence. Sometimes someone else is bullying the bully, which causes the bully to bully. A person may feel bullied by their parents, their boss, or an older sibling. Getting bullied by any of these people who are in an assumed position of authority may tempt some to claim authority for themselves through bullying. When bullying slips through the net and isn’t sorted out we allow another generation of bullies to be created. According to Nobullying.com, research shows that those who have experienced bullying are twice as likely to go on to bully others. Cyber bullying is often a by-product of someone being bullied in his or her offline life. Some people who are perceived as weak, or perceive themselves that way, use the Internet to try and reinvent themselves as someone more powerful or intimidating, they may join open chats or forums and threaten other participants. Often cyber bullying can be an extension of real world bullying too, for example, hacking into a social media account in order to display negative rumors about another person.
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