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Old 03-15-2007, 01:26 PM   #1
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Lightbulb who here was bullied as a kid and who here was a bully?

Just wanted to see what everyone has to say on this one. How does it (if at all) affect you today?

To start it off, I was called miss. piggy cause my nose.
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Old 03-15-2007, 01:33 PM   #2
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Re: who here was bullied as a kid and who here was a bully?

Severly bullied and yes it affects me to this day. It caused me to develop a severe case of social anxiety disorder which Im still in therapy till this day and take meds for I cry sometimes when I think about it (yes it was that bad) It was the most helpless feeling in the world. I never want to have that feeling again, it's so awful.

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Old 03-15-2007, 01:36 PM   #3
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Thanks hun!! I know the feeling momma, I HATE going into public because it went on for so long. I would rather just stay home. This has a lot to do with why I didn't learn much in school and I am keeping Cayden home for school. Thanks so much for sharing. It's noice to know I'm not alone.
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Old 03-15-2007, 01:35 PM   #4
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Re: who here was bullied as a kid and who here was a bully?

I was teased in grade school for having hairy arms

Then when I was 14, I was teased for a few years as a result of the fact that my teacher raped me... kids called me his last name. Kids are indeed cruel.

It doesn't really affect me today that they teased me - I'm more proud of myself that I handled it well and "showed" them that I was better than them by not letting them get to me too much......
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Re: who here was bullied as a kid and who here was a bully?

I was teased in elementary school than in middle school i wasnt teased, i was just kind of ignored, I minded my own and than I hit highschool and became that quiet girl with a few older friends that if I was teased I would snap and just start swinging....needless to say I think that teasing in elementary school taught me to not be friends with people in school and than it later in high school caused me to lash out when someone said something wrong...I learned far to late that maybe I just needed to mind my own and ignore everyone in school and have my friends outside and its been working since
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I was unfortunately the bully when I was very young... and just to boys. I was quite bossy. Then, when I hit puberty, I got a very curvaceous figure and all the boys made fun of my hips and large bum... so I definitely got what I gave back, and then some!
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Re: who here was bullied as a kid and who here was a bully?

After reading Tarah's post, I wanted to add that I did find myself not being "close" friends with many people in High School... but me and my sole best friend from high school are still in close contact... she's actually petsitting my cat right now
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I was teased a lot in school. I still don't talk about it. I am and always have been very tall, and my family never had a lot of money, plus I wore a retainer for a while, glasses forever, and was pretty smart. What WASN'T up for grabs? LOL. I hated most of elementary school and a lot of high school, even though I did have a lot of good friends. College was awesome for me because I was away from that environment.

I don't think I was ever the bully. I was too much of a softie, and I knew how much it hurt.
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Re: who here was bullied as a kid and who here was a bully?

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Then when I was 14, I was teased for a few years as a result of the fact that my teacher raped me... kids called me his last name. Kids are indeed cruel.
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I'm so sory that happened to you!


I was 12 and it was a friend friend.
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I was kind of both. I was fine unil 7th grade, the first year of Jr. high yet the last year in that district. All of a sudden my "friends" were teasing me because I was flat chested and other very stupid reasons. I moved and that summer my boobs popped out and everything changed. I became the "biotch" in school. Snotty, cheerleader type that knew I could get away with whatever I wanted. I lived in a big house in the new subdivision so I hung with "those" kids. I didn't bully anyone that wasn't already being a bully themselves, kind of just giving them a taste of their own medicine.

Hasn't affected me in life. Maybe if I had been mean to someone who didn't deserve it things would be different. Overall my jr higha nd high school memories are awesome but I have learned that snotty is just plain annoying and not cute at all.
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