Tag: bullies

In the Media – Handling adult bullies who claim to be your friends (HuffPo UK)

Published: May 15, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Handling adult bullies who claim to be your friends (HuffPo UK)

Kirsty Lemare offers advice for those who find themselves face-to-face with adult bullies, either at home or in the workplace.

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Reader Wisdom: When your teen feels like an outcast

Published: November 22, 2013 | Last Updated: May 10, 2015 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A young reader shares her experience of feeling like an outcast and offers advice to parents of teens.

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Guest Post: I found my childhood bully on Facebook

Published: August 25, 2011 | Last Updated: June 23, 2022 By | 21 Replies Continue Reading

By Barbara Greenberg, PhD, Psychologist and Teen Parenting Expert   I was writing an article about teaching kids how to deal with bullies. Well, as usual, one thought led to another and I looked up my middle school bully on Facebook. I must admit that I also looked up a high school bully. These were […]

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On Life Goes Strong – The mean girls of “The Help”

Published: August 15, 2011 | Last Updated: April 26, 2014 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

This weekend, I saw The Help, Kathryn Stockett’s wonderful novel brought to the screen about the plight of African American maids in the South in the early 60s. Like me, many women who have seen the film say that the mean girls it portrays are strikingly similar to the ones they encounter in their own […]

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How to handle an adult bully

Published: June 23, 2011 | Last Updated: November 17, 2012 By | 115 Replies Continue Reading

I cannot believe I am dealing with a female, adult, bully at age 42—but here I am. She is a neighbor who lives behind my house. My husband and I had a brief friendship with her and her husband. It was brief because they were very over-bearing and demanding.

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Should a child be allowed to have a best friend?

Published: June 17, 2010 | Last Updated: March 29, 2013 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

An article in the New York Times challenged the notion a child should be allowed to have a best friend. In my opinion, neither school officials nor parents should be “regulating” friendships.

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