You hear all those stories of cliques and the popular people.
There's a group of them in almost every school. And then of course, there's everyone else. Everyone else would usually fit into two basic categories: the ones who completely hate them, and the ones who would do absolutely anything to be a part of them. Luckily, that doesn't happen all the time. When you are everyone else, there's no median or go-between within the groups.
It's simple, and the whole "You don't like me? I don't like you" makes for good drama. There is something about the stalking and strange obsessions that turn the "in-crowd" to hatred.
Almost every teenager has been the victim and the predator - the one who taunts and the one who is humiliated. It can't be helped. …Read more >
I myself dislike bullying. I believe it should be banned.
Now with texting and IMing and MySpace and YouTube, bullies don't have to confront their victims face-to-face in the school-yard like they did in the days before computers and technology. Instead, they can hide in the shadows and torture their victims online. It's called "cyberbullying".
Well, I, for one, want to say something here. Bullying is not only realistic, but it's also a good topic for a writer like me to write and/or type up stories about as well. Plus, even though it does happen in real life as well as books, movies and music videos, it has gotten a lot of attention over the years as well.
One …Read more >