1. Bullying is the most common reason for children trying to skip school.
160,000 U.S. children miss school every day due to a fear of bullying.
2. There are six types of bullying.
There are, in fact, six types of bullying: physical, verbal, relational aggression, cyberbullying, prejudicial, and sexual bullying.
3. Boys and girls bully differently.
Boys and girls tend to bully differently. For instance, female bullies tend to be “mean girls” who use relational aggression and cyberbullying to control and manipulate situations. Boys, on the other hand, tend to be more physically aggressive.
4. Victims generally don’t report bullying.
According to a survey, 64% of children who were bullied did not report it.
5. People with unfortunate initials have less life expectancy.
People with unfortunate initials, such as P.I.G. or A.S.S., have significantly lower life expectancy due to psychological stress related to childhood bullying.
6. Bullies are most likely to commit crimes.
60% of boys described as bullies in school were convicted of at least one crime by the age of 24, a study found.
7. More than a quarter of people who were victims of cyberbullying had suicidal thoughts.
According to a survey, 26% of the people who were victims of cyberbullying had taught to commit suicide at some point in time.
8. Bullying has significant consequences.
Childhood bullying can cause lifelong psychological damage, including depression, anxiety, social withdrawal, and severe trust issues.
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