Posted on August 27, 2012 by Paul in Bullycide.
This month, friends and family of Kaitlyn Boris wonder why the 15-year-old took her life. But Kaitlyn told us why. As in so many cases of bullycide, the answer is not found in a riddle, which is insolvable. It’s found through pieces in a puzzle that those with the right mind, heart and courage need to assemble. One piece of this puzzle is found through the recognition of evil, something many of us no longer believe in–including those in church.
Posted on July 31, 2012 by Paul in Anti-bullying.
Among the numerous myth-shattering lessons to be learned from Canadian psychotherapist Jennifer LaFleur, a former and self-professed “mean girl,” is that when we think of the common facial expression of the garden variety Bully, we must disregard the misconception that it is a frown born of dangerously low self-esteem or an Inner Broken Child. Rather, it is a sardonic smile, born from self-love, self-admiration, and the pleasure and entertainment some receive by dominating and humiliating others.
Posted on July 17, 2012 by Paul in Anti-bullying.
Throughout history, if you were to ask the sages of a given culture why people do bad things, you would be told that somehow, someway pride and selfishness were leading culprits. In fact you will still hear this answer throughout most of the world today–except in America and a minority of related nations.
Posted on July 12, 2012 by Paul in Anti-bullying.
If you’ve been bullied, you know how hard it can be to forgive–especially when those close to you don’t have a clue how you felt, what you endured, and what you continue to ruminate over
Posted on June 5, 2012 by Paul in Anti-bullying.
More and more studies reveal that this intentional form of abuse affects most everyone the way a stone creates waves through water.