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Maybe you’ve heard that kids are teasing your child or your student at school. You can ask a few questions to see whether it’s good-natured or harmful:
If the answer to any of these questions is “no” or “I don’t know,” then it may be a case of negative teasing or even bullying. It’s important to find out more.
Good-natured teasing is a way for people to communicate with each other. It’s a social exchange.
Verbal bullying is different from teasing. It’s not done to make friends or to relate to someone. Just the opposite: The goal is to embarrass the victim and make the bully look better and stronger.
Cyberbullying is bullying with the use of digital technologies. It can take place on social media, messaging platforms, gaming platforms and mobile phones. It is repeated behaviour, aimed at scaring, angering or shaming those who are targeted. Examples include:
Face-to-face bullying and cyberbullying can often happen alongside each other. But cyberbullying leaves a digital footprint
People rarely mention this subject but it’s quite insidious. This type of person exercises a sort of moral authority over those they consider intellectually inferior. This style of arrogance often hides a clear superiority complex that leads, sooner or later, to clearly aggressive behavior.
This kind of psychological abuse borders on a somewhat more singular and even disconcerting abyss .
Bullying is intended to dominate a victim into submission.
When we're under attack, our rational minds shut down and move into the fight-or-flight mode. When we can't fight or run away, we freeze or surrender.