Life Is Ocean: Myriad Of Emotions: Today’s emotion Bullying
Bullying, in any form, is considered the most heinous crime. Unfortunately, it can be experienced by anyone at any stage of life. Some are visible, while others can be more subtle.
Common Trend Of Bullying
Before taking you towards the latest trend of Bullying, have a look on the four common types of bullying.
Physical bullying: It includes hitting, kicking, tripping, pinching, and pushing or damaging property.
Verbal bullying: It includes name-calling, insults, teasing, intimidation, homophobic or racist remarks, or verbal abuse. While verbal bullying can start off harmless, it can escalate to levels affecting the individual target.
Social bullying: It is referred to as covert bullying, is often harder to recognize, and can be carried out behind the bullied person’s back. It is designed to harm someone’s social reputation and/or cause humiliation.
Cyberbullying: It defines cyberbullying as Intentional and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, phones, and other electronic devices.
Latest Trend Of Bullying (Non- Verbal Bullying)
Non-verbal bullying referred that is intended to demean someone. Major signs of non-verbal bullying are: making rude signs towards someone, purposely leaving them out of games, graffiti, etc. Non-verbal bullying may not appear physically, however, leaves you emotionally and mentally damaged.
We talk about bullying; we read about thousands of ways of how to get over it? When to report it? Whom to report it? We find out endless solutions to make our children aware of how to stand bravely and act smart when facing such things.
Trending Forms Of Non-Verbal Bullying
Whatsapp Group Bullying: Members of a WhatsApp group collectively ignore a person’s message, whereas responding to every relevant or irrelevant message of other members. This type of Bullying could take place, either way, in formal or informal groups.
Ignore on Social Media: The craziness of showcasing on social platforms becomes the most common weapon to hit the person mentally. Ignoring victim’s posts, avoid commenting on them. To ignite the feeling, Bullier does not miss any post without commenting on all the people’s posts around the victim.
Continuous Stare And Glare: Make conscious someone with a continuous questionable stare as soon as a person takes entry into the area. Most of the time, this kind of bullying is different based on gender.
Demean Person’s Thought: Discount the suggestions or advice or POV of a person over any group conversation.
Avoid Eye Contact: Consciously watch something else instead of having eye contact with speaker( a victim), under the impression of negative intention, to make that person feel like his existence doesn’t matter.
Non-Verbal Bullying is ubiquitous. Mostly unnoticed by the surrounding peoples. It pushes the victim to the bottom of the oubliette. The tactics that required to come out of all these are:
- Be rational in sharing the story from the other’s perspective or perceiver instead of whining over the situation.
- Be specific, be germane, while bringing the topic to the conversation.
- Be a bit selfish towards enhancing your potential and competence.
- Last but not least, make your move towards positive groups. Though it’s difficult to apply this tactic to formal groups, it works as the best therapy for informal groups.
You might have faced non-verbal bullying, maybe once or twice or often, how did you respond to it? Do share your views on it.
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