The Bullying Crisis in America Essays

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Schools do not talk about it, parents do not know how to stop it from happening, but so many suffer from it, bullying. Bullying has become the biggest growing issue in the world. So many people go through the day in silence while struggling to not let bullying affect them, but it does. Bullying happens in so many different ways, but no one ever talks about it. Everyday 160,000 people suffer from being bullied at school and half of those people will try to commit suicide because of it (Karmazin). Imagine yourself walking on campus, and all of a sudden another student starts calling you names. This is what so many students fear every day. One in every four students is a victim of some kind of bullying. Why does this happen? Bullying has…show more content…
Physical bullies are what they’re called physical, because they are known to kick, hit, push, trip, or cause any physical harem to another kid. Verbal bullies are the bullies that use their words to belittle their victim. They resort to name-calling, racial slurs, cruel comments about a person, or comments about their victim’s physical look. This type of bullying is the most common type of bullying and is reported the most. Relational bullies are the bullies that make it hard for their victim to be accepted by anyone. The bullies will single out the victim for all peer groups. This type of bullying is done mainly by a bullying spreading detrimental rumors and using extreme verbal threats pertaining to their victim (California Department of Education). Finally, the last type of bullying is cyber bullying. This is done by the bullies using the different social media sites to bully their victim. Cyber bullying is the use of electronics, phone, computer, etc. to post cruel and hurtful comments, pictures, and rumors about someone on the internet or on instant messages. There has been a high increase of teen suicide due to cyber bullying. Bullying is a major problem and needs to stop because it affects a person in so many ways. Suicide is the biggest affect due to bullying, but there is many other ways it affects someone. When a person is bullied they start becoming depressed, angry, antisocial, and
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