Essay on Bullying And Its Effects On Children

775 Words Mar 24th, 2016 4 Pages
Bullying is when someone with some kind of mental or physical strength forces people weaker than them to do what they want, and if they chose not to can be a very violent person. There are many different ways people can be bullied such as mentally, physically, and over the internet. While bullying seems like it’s not very important countless number of kids have or attempted to either kill themselves or cause harm to the others that are bullying them. This is a serious manner that should have more attention and awareness. Especially with young kids cyber bulling is the worse one due to this age of technology and everyone having away to pick on you on the internet. As young kids go off to school they have a chance of being bullied and don’t even know it. The mind of the young child between the age of 10-18 is still learning how to adapt to certain situations and having a mental stressor doesn’t help their brain focus on more important things like school. “Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying, and 17% of American student’s report being bullied 2 to 3 times a month or more within a school semester”, (says Cohn, Andrea, and Andrea Canter, Ph.D. "Bullying: Facts for Schools and Parents."). This dilemma tells us that bulling is on a steady increase every day. There are so many kids that can’t sleep at night due to the fact that they are scared to go to school the next day. Some children can’t take the mental stress about that a bully causes them…

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