Bullying : Bullying And Bullying Essay

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Bullying has been a hot topic in the United States for decades now. Happening mainly in school 's across our country, there are approximately 3.2 million victims of bullying every year. There seems to be a misconception on how to deal with harassment from a bully inside our schools. While most adults would recommend consulting a responsible adult, teacher or maybe a guidance counselor about your bullying problems, there are some that believe fighting back physically will prove your toughness and thus, they will leave you alone. The reasons you may want to fight back against your bullies may be because you feel frightened by them, pressured by your peers to fight, or this may be the only way to escape a threatening bully. Yet there is never a good reason to enter into a physical fight. Reason 's why are because not all bullies actually want to fight. Most just want to intimidate, feel more powerful and better about their self. Fighting back can also lead to suspensions, failing your classes, and lead to further physical altercations. Though physically fighting back might work and your bully could cease from fighting back physically, there is so many more effective ways to fight back against a bully. Worst things can come from fighting a bully of yours. Fighting may make the bully feel he or she has to come back later with a weapon or friends to help — and the whole thing can get out of control (Izenburg,2012). Many parents will tell their kids to stand up and fight back…

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