- Depression and anxiety
- increased feelings of sadness and loneliness,
- changes in sleep and eating patterns
- loss of interest in activities they used to enjoy
- Health complaints
- Decreased academic achievement and school participation. They are more likely to miss, skip, or drop out of school.
It takes time for a child who is being bullied to talk about what he is going through. It takes a while before they ask for help and by the time they do, bullying has gotten worse. I think it is important that a bully knows how it feels like to be bullied. They should be made aware of the consequences of their actions.
While searching for lesson for cyber bullying, I came across this video. A child made a rap song about how he felt when he was being bullied. Watch please!