During lunch in High School I had a guy that would follow me around and whack my elbows with a tennis racket he had. We took art class together and talked some even if we weren't really friends. This lunch time habit of his escalated and I kept asking him to stop. He really started hurting me and even started bruising my elbows. I don't know why he was doing this to me and didn't know what to do to get away. I would try hiding from him and eating my lunch where he couldn't find me.
I finally went to my school counselor and asked her to assign me a different lunch period because of all this. She wouldn't do it, told me there was nothing she could do about it. I truly felt unsafe during these times and felt like my school administrators had abandoned me. Luckily I was had some great friends who helped me through it.
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