Day 2: Breaking Taboo — Bullying

Many of you may think that bullying isn’t a taboo topic anymore based on anti-bullying legislation and parents, teachers, and school administrators are supposedly more involved than ever in prevention. But it is still a taboo topic — to those that are being bullied.

I almost didn’t post this because I felt it was to statistics heavy.

Before I go any further take a moment and think back. Were you ever bullied as a child? How did it make you feel? Did you feel that the adults around didn’t understand? Did you talk to them about being bullied? Odds are if you were one of thousands being bullied you didn’t and it hurt.

Being bullied took a bite out of you self-confidence, your self-worth. You may have even thought about harming yourself. And I’m sure you felt your parents Continue reading