The Consequences Of Physical Bullying

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Physical Bullying
“When people hurt you think of them like sandpaper; they may scratch and hurt you a bit but, in the end, you end up polished and they end up useless.” - Andy Biersack. In other words, bullies will keep being a bully, but at the end of the day they are not better than anyone else. Bullying nowadays isn’t only name calling, but pushing, kicking, hitting and sending mean text messages etc. Bullies are selfish, and they take advantage of others that are weak to take their anger out. In fact, they're making a fool of themselves thinking bullying is a fun thing to do. Furthermore, another quote that was found says, “blowing out someone else’s candle doesn't make yours shine brighter” - unknown. This means that a bully can ruin
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Depression is feelings of severe despondency and dejection. The symptoms of depression can be anxiety, sadness, insomnia, social isolation, and thoughts of suicide. According to the article, “Physical Bully” from Bullying Statistics, “Bullying can have serious consequences for the victim, leading to low self-esteem, depression, trouble at school, and sometimes even violent behavior” (par. 5). Therefore, when a student looks upset or seems down, it is likely that they are being bullied. Many victims mostly eat alone or hide themselves to avoid the bully. In the article “What is Physical Bullying?”, studies show how parents can notice if their child is being physically bullied if they have bruises, cuts or any other injury (par. 4). Moreover, parents can also notice their child is being physically bullied if they are, “complaining of not feeling well, skipping classes, not wanting to go to school or ride the bus, depression, etc.” (par. 4). A child should not be afraid to go to school or ride the bus. An end must come to bullying in general, whether its physical, verbal, social or cyber bullying. There are many short and long-term effects to bullying, “Physical bullying can lead to major problems in a child’s life, such as depression, withdrawal, and physical and emotional problems that could lead to potential suicide or violence against others.” (par. 6).A victim can be paranoid or …show more content…
A bully is someone who is selfish and only thinks about themselves. Bullies have a hurt of their own that makes them have the need to take it out on someone else. But thats wrong. Everyone has all kinds of different problem in which only that person knows. Bullies don't think about that. Bullies don't realize that maybe the person they are bullying might be losing their house or their parents are getting divorced. Bullies don't realize that maybe the victims are going through the same thing they are. Children and teenagers should not be afraid to go to school or ride the bus. School is a place where everyone should feel safe. Many children have a harming home and seek closure at school, but instead the hurt continues by being bullied. It’s not fair to go to school and try to forget the problems one has and get beaten or pushed around for “fun”. Overall, being a bully can cause lives, like said before, suicide is a permanent solution for a temporary problem. Don’t be a

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