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What Being Bullied Taught Me

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The first experience many of us have with bullying is often from our own parents spanking us because they hadn’t the time or energy to explain what we did wrong or why their way is right. In doing so, they inadvertently taught us that violence and intimidation are good ways of getting what you want.

That’s not what they meant by it, and if they knew that’s what we’d internalize from the experience I like to…

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Alex Beyman

Alex Beyman

I post text here, often accompanied by images and sometimes video. People then clap or don't depending on whether they enjoy what I posted.