Impact of Bullying


Loss of appetite. Little interest in activities. Lack of sleep. Isolation, deep depression, anxiety.

Bullying is unwanted, repeated, and involves an imbalance of power. Also, it comes in different forms such as online or inside the walls of your school. You might see punching, shoving, pushing, tripping, and more. However, you can also hear yelling, laughing, or gossiping.

Some teens get targeted because of their physical appearance, lack of athletic talent, skin tone, how they sit or do a certain thing, and even their LGBTQ+ status. People question why anyone would want to change themselves to make people like them. However, most people might not know that they can’t change their body or more.

The long-lasting effects may lead to self-harm, mental scars, and even death by suicide. When others see people doing bad things, they tend to not get involved because they don’t want to get into whatever mess that the other person is in. These bystanders assume that someone else will step up and do something, so they don’t do anything.

Overall, bullying can mess with a person’s mental state. This topic is very important for young readers to understand that this can affect people drastically. What you say and do about bullying will also help you figure out what kind of person you want to be. You might not like certain people or want to know them, but you should at least treat them with respect because you never know what their homelife is like or what they see on a day-to-day basis. What you say and do will change someone’s life, and they might forever be grateful for what you have done for them. Never wait till something is over as you never know what the next step for them is.