All I can say is wow you being strong to write your story is a way of telling all those bullies where to go. Bullying has long term affects that can be the root of things such as violence sexual assault drop out rates and even divorce. Men and women are bullied all the time by their spouse but dont acknowledge it. nowing how and when to stand against bullying is the answer. Good on you my friend. Bullies often pick on people they are afraid of or intimidated by. Intellectual intimidating is a hard thing to swallow for people that are immature.