Some bullies act they way they do because they have been hurt by bullies in the past even a parent or another adult. Some bullies actually have personality disorders that don’t allow them to understand normal emotions like guilt, empathy, compassion, or remorse. I think that schools need to do more about bullying. It affects many kids and keeps them from wanting to go to school to get an education. It would make victims feel better about themselves.
“Bullying can worsen the mental health of teenagers who are already dealing with stress” (parks, 49). Parents tend to think students don’t have to deal with stress, yet everything adds up and bullying just makes it worse. No matter how children get bullied or how much, it will still cause pain and suffering. Kids live each day thinking they are the reason they get bullied but in reality usually is just the bully that has issues. Usually the kid is bullied because the one bullying them just wants attention or they are jealous about something involving the other person (Bullying).
A single bully can have a wide-ranging impact on the student who observe bullying, and the overall climate of the school and community. Many may think that bullying only involves the bully and the bullied ;however, the effects of bullying extend to a far greater amount of people. “The supporters, onlookers, and defenders of bullying are also affected” (Hazeldon).Witness of bullying also feel that they are in an unsafe environment. They feel fear, guilt, powerless, and are tempted to participate. When bullying continues and a school does not take action, the school develops an environment of fear and disrespect, students have difficulty learning, feel insecure, dislike school, and perceive that teachers and staff have little control and don't care about them(“What effect”).
When children have an inadequate amount of supervision from a parent, they suppose they can get away with anything, like bullying. Bullying is more known in schools due to a student trying to fit in, and act “cool” in front of his or her classmates. A lot of people believe that in order to acknowledge power and popularity, you need to push the people around you to gain control. However, some children bully others because they used to once be a victim of bullying. Bullying can also arise from peer pressure through manipulation.
Causes for being and aggressor are various, but mainly bullies happen to have a background of dysfunctional family, feeling of being inferior and last but not least, there is often pressure of peers involved. Background of dysfunctional family can have deeper and more severe effect on child than parents might admit. For instance, if name calling and physical abuse is on regular basis at home, child will consider this ordinary and will apply this “formula” on his peers or later on, on his own children. Furthermore, parents tend to not have in mind, the consequences of their actions. For example, if there happens to be fight whether verbal or physical, there are only two actions, that child might take.
Being bullied is difficult for the person who has to endure the bullying and others who care about that person. This tragic incident occurs to numerous individuals in the world. Bullying normally affects individuals who are in a school settings and work environments. Anyone can become a victim of bullying. When an individual becomes bullied he/she is unable to make decisions and is controlled by the person who is bullying them.
Firstly, bullying can make people to become self-conscious, because it can easily to lose their controlled. Victim is hesitated to do something and they might feel nervous. For example, students in campus were bullying by their classmates such as black-mail and threaten. So, they feel very frightened of their classmates, and they always think their classmates can bully them all the time. Next, victims completely disappear on trying a new thing.
If one child is talking badly about another, the o... ... middle of paper ... ...s to feel better about themselves; by putting this person down, they use their force as a way to draw attention away from themselves. “Children bully because they are fascinated with winning, power, and violence, have feelings of jealousy or envy and a lack of personal and social skills to deal with such feelings, experience family issues, had problems with their personal history, or have power.” (Stopbullying.gov). Children who come from an unloving or abusive home are more likely to inflict their feelings amongst their peers to try to ignore their own feelings. If the child had a history of social rejection or academic failure, they are more likely to inflict feelings of aggression on to others to make themselves feel better. If the person hasn’t been reprimanded, they are more likely to continue these aggressive acts because they don’t see anything wrong with it.
Bullying is undesirable, antagonistic manner among school going children that involves a real alleged power discrepancy. The power imbalance comes about because the bullies uses their physical strength, their power, embarrassing information, obnoxious language, or their reputation to control or maltreat other kids. The bullies are prone to recap the behavior over time. The act for bullying is agonizing because those bullied are long affected by the act and may live in fear in their life. Issues have arisen whether the bully should receive a special form of punishment at a particular age because just like the other offenses bullying should be punishable.
Having to relocate could cause the child to act out more often than not, thus the bullying grows. Another aspect for bullying is parents not loving each other. When the parents don’t love each other, the child might not know how to love other people and be kind to everyone. A third aspect of family issues could be abuse. Mental and physical abuse could be a reason why a child would bully their peers.