Effects Of Being Bullied In School

Education News | Mar-07-2022

Effects Of Being Bullied In School

Bullying is intentional behavior, which is repeated, that hurts, harms, or humiliates a student, either physically or emotionally, and can happen while at school, in the community, or online. Those bullying often have more social or physical power while those targeted have difficulty stopping the behavior.

Bullying nowadays has become very common in schools. Students bully each other based on skin color, weight, height, etc. There are many negative effects on students who are being bullied like:

(1) Students who are being bullied lack confidence as they are often criticized by the bully, the bully make them feel that they are not worth anything

(2) Self-hatred is common in students who get bullied as they feel vulnerable and have the guilt of not doing anything about the situation. They believe that they are weak and docile.

(3) Students who are bullied are unable to focus on their academics as their mental state is not in a condition to support them because they are already dealing with a lot of negative emotions.

(4) Such students are more prone to depression as in such situations they feel very vulnerable and negative. They are unable to come out of those negative thoughts and it often results in depression.

These were some negative effects that students may face when they get bullied. Students should always seek support from their parents, friends, and teacher if they find themselves in such situations. They should never think that they are alone.