Warning Signs of Bullying

  • suddenly reluctant to go to school or don’t want to join the kids they used to play with
  • may complain of headaches and stomach aches, especially in the morning
  • young children may become clingy with their parents, whereas older children tend to isolate themselves.
  • not going to the bathroom at school. A lot of bullies attack in the bathroom, away from cameras and adults. Avoiding unsupervised activities and areas.
  • getting upset after a phone call, text or email.
  • losing friends they previously had.
  • being more isolated and skipping activities that they used to enjoy. Spending more time alone in their rooms.
  • making negative statements about themselves and engaging in negative self-talk.

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