Cyber Bullying, the new threat!
What do David Molak, Reid Adler and Jessica Cleland (and countless others) have in common? They are all teenagers who have committed suicide as a direct result of cyber bullying. While many of us faced our
own bullies growing up, we never had to take their punishment from the safety of our own homes. Children today are forced to deal with so many unnecessary pressures. This new one–cyber bullying–is especially cruel. It affords children no place where they can feel safe. Cruel messages can come to them on their phones, tablets or laptops regardless of where they are–even in the safety of their own bedroom. Unlike the bullying we faced, kids today may or may not know who their tormentor(s) are. What is even more devastating, these cyber bullies are able to dish out their misery in the anonymity that the Internet affords them. This Continue reading