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Cyberbullying

Every day, there are countless thousands of teenagers across the U.S. that are subjected to the torment of cyber bullying. There are almost just as many taking part in the abuse. This problem has transcended the constraints of traditional schoolyard bullying and invaded the lives of its victims where they cannot escape even in the security of their own home. Texts, emails, social networking sites and other online venues give bullies easy access to hurt a person emotionally or to threaten them. The mental and emotional strain often lead to depression, anger and even thoughts of suicide. It is absolutely imperative that victims of cyber bullying are given emotional and spiritual support as well as protection and justice. If you or someone you know is a victim, don’t face it alone. We want to help you.

Schoolyard vs Online Bullying:What are the SignsWhen a child gets bullied at school, there’s a greater likelihood of physical bruises and slight injuries. But when he gets bullied online, the emotional and psychological torment can be much greater because there are fewer boundaries. Once a student leaves school, the bullying continues through text messages and social media.   Bullying is a very disturbing type of behavior manifested by children and teens. For many decades now, it has been a constant issue in American schools and although numerous steps have been taken to address the issue, there hasn’t been that much progress seen in finally stopping it. Just...Read More >>
Why Do Children and Teens Commit Online Bullying?As parents, we often cry foul when other people harm our children, but when it comes to cyber bullying, it’s never easy finding out who’s making your kid’s life miserable. Cyber bullying has been around for more than a decade and yet we aren’t making much progress in curbing it. Before going on trying to solve this issue, we do need to answer this question: why do children or teens cyber bully others?   Online or cyber bullying is a result of an attitude problem of a child or teen that has gone horribly wrong. While a lot of cases involve...Read More >>
Cyberbullying
What is Online Bullying?
Bullying has always been a controversial and prevalent issue in many American schools. It normally takes place in school yards where students converge and gather. While most victims do not suffer intense physical abuse, there are a lot of instances where injury can become serious enough for parents to decide to transfer their child to another school.   Over the years, schoolyard bullying has been brought to the attention of parents and school authorities. This meant that students who are frequent victims of bullying are subjected to discussions and therapy in order to prevent the abuse from happening again. Support groups are...Read More >>
 
Parents Should Know the Things to Do When Their Child...
Let’s face it, there would be no cases of cyber bullying if only we could find an effective way of monitoring our children’s use of the internet. All the effects of online bullying spring out from web correspondence and the best way to prevent online bullies from harassing our kids is to make sure that we know who they are communicating with over the internet.   But then again, close monitoring is easier said than done. We also don’t want our children to feel they’ve been controlled and grounded. So as parents, we have this dilemma that can become a bigger issue...Read More >>

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