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First and foremost, know it’s not your fault. People often want to blame themselves or believe they did something to cause the problem. Bullying tends to say more about the person doing the bullying than it does the victim. Sometimes people fight but if someone is being repeatedly mean to you and encouraging others to be mean to you then they are the bully and you don’t deserve that treatment.
What exactly is an upstander? An upstander is a person that sees something that is wrong and takes action to make it right. Upstanders are key to diffusing bad situations and helping people who can’t help themselves. Standing up for what is right, protecting someone from harm or supporting an individual whether in person or online shows social responsibility.
Preventing cyberbullying is the best way to avoid the problems that go with it and there are some simple tips you can follow to protect yourself from cyberbullying and bullying.
Remember you are not alone. There are plenty of resources to help you deal with your situation. It’s important that you don’t isolate yourself and know that sometimes it’s hard to talk with people close to you, but you should always reach out to someone you trust.