Bullying is hurting someone else through actions (like hitting someone or breaking their things) or words (teasing, harassing, or threatening). The bully may be bigger, stronger, or more popular than the victim.
Bullying can happen in many places, such as home, school, or at work. It can happen once or be repeated many times.
Sexting is when you use your cell phone to send sexual messages or photos to someone. Sexting can lead to bullying if someone wants to hurt or embarrass the person whose pictures or sexual messages were shared.
Don’t ignore the bullying. The most important thing to do when you see bullying is to address it right away.
If your child is bullied: