I am 22 years old and was a victim of bullying. From 6th grade to 10th grade I was a victim of bullying which went from girls stealing my lunch for an entire year to making sure I didn't have any friends. I moved to a different state when I was 12 so just that in its self was bad; I was leaving all of my friends and moving to a new state and a new middle school. The first year was the worst of my life, I blocked most of it out of my memory so I don't remember detail just moments. Such as the entire first year I didn't eat lunch because of a girl (the same girl) who would take it from me everyday. I didn't want to tell because I didn't want to be called a snitch. At the end of the school year I finally told my mom; which like I said before just made things much worse. Then the last 2 years of middle school it was mostly name calling and I was ready for summer and to start a different school (high school). But the first 2 years of High school were just as bad as the 3 years in middle school. I was called every single name in the book and by this time I would come home and beg my parents to please home school me because I didn't want to come back. I never had any thoughts of leaving the world but just didn't want to deal with anyone and just stay in my own world. In 10th grade I thought I made a new bunch of friends but that didn't last very long because they formed a 3 way call one night and just ripped on me left and right. Emotional abuse is a lot worse then getting beat on because you can clean a cut but you can't clean words. The administrators never did anything about it they just put on that fake smile and said "they will take care of it". I'm tired of kids having to make bad decisions because the place that they are supposed to feel safe in isn't helping. I try everyday to smile at people and make new friends because I never want anyone to feel like I felt!
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