A bully’s psychological problems can cause him or her to take their anger out on weaker classmates. Bullies often have a negative self-esteem and low social acceptance. They also may have previously been victims of bullying once before, thus provoking a low esteem and confidence. Their low self-esteem permits them to put down other people, to feel better about themselves. Watching another person who may appear weak and cowering can remind a bully of his or her own vulnerability and lack of acceptance from others. Lashing out on the victim is a way of unleashing their anger towards themselves or their past bullies. Bullying, to some, is another way of anger management.
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