I am 35 years old with 2 beautiful children. I can't bear the thought of them going to school & having to deal with bullies.
I was very quiet & very petite at school. I was an easy target because I didn't stand up for myself. I didn't say anything to teachers or parents for many years - by then the damage had been done & I believed for most of my life that I was unlikeable, unloveable, ugly, worthless, etc. This has followed me through my adult life & I have trouble maintaining friendships as I just don't believe that I am 'good enough'.
I didn't realise how the bullying had affected me until I had my own children. I feel so fiercely protective of them & will equip them with all the love I have in my heart so that they have an unshakeable belief in themselves. I want them to know that it doesn't matter what the bullies say - they are awesome & special & spectacular beings & are so loved.
To the bullies who made my life a misery - I forgive you.
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