Let's talk...about bullying

So, I know a lot of people that have been bullied online or in real life(me included.) Some for disabilities so for other reasons. I have had both so, I wanted to say if you are a bully and you bully because of disabilities alone stop!!!
Please! That person already has a problem. You don’t need to add onto that.

Disability I have

So, I have said I have a disability. So I have C.P or Cerebral Palsy. What is C.P?
** A congenital disorder of movement, muscle tone, or posture. Cerebral palsy is due to abnormal brain development, often before birth.**

So, we have cleared that up. Anyway, people like me. Or anyone with disabilities or not could have been bullied(currently of in the past.) But, I for one feel like that needs to stop. People are already hurting. I was bullied due to my C.P so I became depressed. And even tried to kill me over it. And I bet others have too. So please stop if you are a bully you some know what people might be dealing with inside. Thank you! :blush:

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I. COULDNT. AGREE. MORE.
so many people bully someone i know for being autistic but he’s really great.
I don’t think he thinks much of it though, he’s really strong.

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I actually have a friend that is autistic. He has a female aid cause of his autism. But he is bullied in the kicker room so…

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thats so sad :((((

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But for me, I have mild C.P compared to others. Others can’t defend themselves the cause of wheelchairs and other disabilities.

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I know. He is a pain in the butt sometimes cause he gets mood swings but I stick up for him when possible.

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You’re a powerful girl!
Bullying is something that can’t be tolerated. There’s not much of an excuse- insecurity? Trauma? Anger management issues? All can be worked on, and it must be stopped. If anyone is bullying you, please message me, someone you trust, or one of the following hotlines:

Text RISE to 741741 in the United States.

Bullying UK (UK only)
0808-800-2222
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.bullying.co.uk

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
Find crisis centres in your area:
https://suicideprevention.ca/need-help/

Crisis Call Center
800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

Crisis Text Line (U.S. only)
Text HELLO to 741741 or message us at facebook.com/CrisisTextLine to chat with a Crisis Counselor.
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

CyberTipline
800-843-5678
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.cybertipline.com

HopeLine
Call or text 919-231-4525 or 1-877-235-4525

Kids Helpline (Australia only)
1-800-55-1800
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.kidshelp.com.au

Kids Help Phone (Canada only)
800-668-6868
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.kidshelpphone.ca

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line (Canada)
1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275
http://www.youthline.ca/

Ontario Online and Text Crisis and Distress Service (ONTX)
Text 741741 from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily
Twenty-four hour distress and crisis lines: 416-408-HELP (4357)

National Suicide Hotline
800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
800-442-HOPE (4673)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.hopeline.com

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK (8255)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Thursday’s Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline
800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thursdayschild.org

TeenLine
(310) 855-HOPE (4673)
(800) TLC-TEEN (852-8336) (U.S. and Canada only)
Or text TEEN to 839863
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Pacific Time, every night
https://teenlineonline.org

The Trevor Lifeline (U.S. only)
866-4-U-TREVOR (488-7386)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thetrevorproject.org

Your Life Iowa: Bullying Support and Suicide Prevention
(855) 581-8111 (24/7) or text TALK to 85511 (4–8 PM every day)
Chat is available Mondays–Thursdays from 7:30 PM–12:00 AM
http://www.yourlifeiowa.org

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I really hate that people give others a hard time for things they have no control over I’m here for you and anyone else who wants or needs support :kissing_heart:

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Thank you! This helps a lot!

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Right! I had no control over my C.P. i had a brain bleed when I was born plus I was born at 27 weeks, not 40 and I was also sick. Oh, and by the way, I have a twin so…

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Funny, this reminds me of a time when I was a boy. We had these neighborhood kids with whom we used to play outside. (yes, outside. Back before iPhones) One of them happened to have C.P, but we had no idea and/or we didn’t care. We were playing some sci-fi style Star Wars thing and she pretended to have this shield which I was trying to break and their mother came for them to get them back home.

I remember her yelling at me saying “Don’t you tease her, she’s got C.P!” I was absolutely stunned and mortified by the incident because we were all playing in good fun. Turns out she was rather paranoid by nature in general, but my younger brother knew her and the kids better than I did because I was a year or two their senior and that used to matter so much back then.

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Thanks!

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Honestly I got lucky, I guess my mom was told I might not have talk, walked, moved, or communicated at all really. But here I am prvoing them wrong! AFter being born early with a twin brothher and after having a brain bleed.

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But, I guess some kids now are being born at 24 weeks and are fine,

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U were born early?

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People really need to get its not just “teasing” and some ppl dont get over it. Its not a way of “toughening ppl up” or “getting rid of weak ppl” bullying is a very damaging thing(ptsd/depression/anxiety etc.). And the victimns are told to get over it.

The bully is often protected too cuz the victim “must have done something”

I could write a paragraph on it but… i wont

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I bent bully to from people episode form to lot people Bully me me they pick on me to make me cry I have learned disability to.i bent pick so many time .I am still hurt from it .they ready hurt me.

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Yes. 13 weeks.

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I get it! I was bullied for 4-5 year straight. No other friends. Till I met my best friend(I moved since then) but he hasn’t written me letters back since then.) But he guided me out of that situation and was really supportive, I was always. going back to the bully cause she was my ONLY friend. She ven tried to hit me many times. She also called me a b word in Spanish. To my face.

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