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Peer Pressure and Bullying Social pressure can take many different forms, including intimidation, bullying and even physical attacks. If you feel you could be a victim or perpetrator (who wishes to stop) of bullying, talk about it here.

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does it count as bullying? - April 26th 2013, 01:55 PM

i have this 'friend' well she is not my friend anymore because for the past week she has been telling me to kill myself, im a waste of space, i cause every problem etc., but she has always said things kind of like it but not as bad. my mum says its bullying and is going to talk to school but i dont want her to as im not sure it is bullying. also she is using the fact that she knows i have depression ,suicidal thoughts and self harm against me and has already told most of my friends
   
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Re: does it count as bullying? - April 26th 2013, 03:15 PM

If she knows you have suicidal thoughts, and she saying all that, she is being a BITCH and yes its bullying, why don't you say something back? She'll go wrong in life, were as you go right.


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Re: does it count as bullying? - April 26th 2013, 03:48 PM

Yep, that's bullying; that's verbal bullying. I think you should ask her to stop. But I also think that since you already have these thoughts you should consider telling an adult. What she's doing is wrong.


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Re: does it count as bullying? - April 26th 2013, 04:59 PM

Hi there,

Yes, this is most certainly bullying in my book. It's very nasty of her to be doing that to you. I know you don't want your mother to speak to the school about it, but it would seem like the best course of action in my opinion. You can't let this go on without doing anything to prevent it.

On another note, I'm sorry you have issues with suicidal thoughts and self-harm also. I would recommend seeking help for those if you haven't already.

I hope things get better soon. Take care.
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Re: does it count as bullying? - May 4th 2013, 05:32 PM

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Thats really mean of your friend, if she is a true friend then she wouldn't say things like that, so maybe try finding some new friends?

Yes, it is bullying. You could either tell someone or ignore it but if you ignore it then nothing is going to change and it doesn't really help anyone, so I would suggest telling someone :hugs:
   
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Re: does it count as bullying? - May 6th 2013, 01:10 AM

That is absolutely bullying. I'm sorry you had to go through that. It's never fun. I know you may not want your mom to talk to the school, but it might help. I know you probably don't want to hear that, but you never know. Some schools are better at dealing with bullies then others, so it might help to put a stop to it.

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Re: does it count as bullying? - May 13th 2013, 06:39 PM

As a general rule of thumb, if you're questioning if it's bullying, it probably is.

I really hope you decide to talk to someone about it, and I'm really sorry you had to go through this.. Trust me, I know how it feels. Bullying is the worst. Some 'friends' of mine did the same thing to me back in middle school..

Feel free to pm/vm me if you ever want to talk. <3 But seriously, you should let your mother talk to the school about it.. Sure, it may not do anything.. but it'd be better to take the chance that maybe it'll help, you know?

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