All Love No Hate by Reesie’s Pieces of Advice (BLW Contributor)

We all experience bullying in one way or another, whether we are on the receiving end or the perpetrator. Here is an insightful account of one person’s experience and how it has affected them throughout their life. I love the quote at the end, “The things they say may hurt you, tear you down and even lead you to tears, but the words that hurt worst are the ones that you believe are true.” Believe in yourself, not in what others say.

Words Hurt

“She’s so weird”

“Why is she so ugly?”

“Who would want to talk to her?”

“Are you contagious?”

This doesn’t even begin to touch the words that I would hear on a daily bases. While most people were excited about the first day of school, plotting their new outfits, or excited to reunite with old friends and make new ones, the beginning of the school year was always just the first day to a 180 day nightmare I would live every day at school.

Things started at a young age, as far back as second grade. I can remember the teacher having to move my desk next to hers so that no one else could pick on me after a boy pulled my chair out from under me just to see me cry. I can remember in middle school, walking down hallways and having to walk over legs being stuck…

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