Bullying, it is not always pushing someone, punching someone, calling someone a name. Sometimes bullying is much more well covered. Spreading rumors around that would hurt someone, telling others things that they trusted you to not tell, and "joking around" about things that someone is insecure about are all bullying too. For me it started early. In just third grade I heard the boy I liked telling my friend he would never like me because I was too fat and she just laughed and agreed. Things only grew from there. Rumors about me spreading. Rumors saying that I called people things that they are not or doing things I've never done. Soon I just could not handle it anymore. When I would try to tell anyone who should be able to help that I was hurting they wouldn't understand. How could I possibly get hurt by something, I am the always happy, always bubbly girl? When I would say I was upset no one would believe it because just a moment ago I had a huge smile. This smile, this perfection of mind that you see is not true though. People only see what they want to. They don't want to believe that the girl who volunteers, laughs, and talks to everyone could possibly be getting bullied. Though the truth is, I am. Bullying needs to stop now, not just the obvious kind, but the hidden kind as well.
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