Bullying At An Early Age Essays

1516 Words Oct 6th, 2014 7 Pages
Frequently, people encounter bullying in an early age. They get treated a certain way in school or in their neighborhood by their appearance, personality, and religion. These people that are getting bullied are considered to be different because of height, weight, weakness, and socially challenged (Gordon, 2014). These people who are bullying find bullying to be fun and entertaining, in some way makes them feel good for what they do to these individuals who are in the category of being different. For example, when I was in seventh grade which was in 2007. I saw bullying occurring right in front of my eyes. I saw two kids getting bullied because they looked different then all of us, their clothes had no brand that was known by everyone else and they were a bit overweight. People would make fun of them everywhere they went. They would leave paper in their lockers saying offensive comments or even horrific nicknames. I thought to myself how do I help these individuals without getting bullied as well. That is why people do not step up or confront bullies is because they are scared to become a target themselves to those who bully. Without help, simply speaking out, that is how someone who gets bullied damages their life at the moment and even in the long run. There are many types of bullying such as physical, verbal, convert or hidden, and cyberbullying (The Alannah and Madeline Foundation, n.d.). Physical bullying consists of hitting, punching, damaging property. Technically…

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