Posts Tagged bullying

Anti Bullying Week

Anti Bullying Week

      I’ve always been an avid supporter of anti-bullying campaigns, it’s something that is close to my heart and an area that I feel I need to speak up on. Since, as far back as I can remember, being bullied was a general part of my life.  At 13 years old, I was attacked my a group of 15 girls, who all ranged between 15 to 19.  There was no ignition for it, they were a ‘gang’ looking […]

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Why Slut shaming isn’t right!

Why Slut shaming isn't right!

  **START RANT Remember as a teen and the name calling?  Yes? It went something a bit like this; Girl #1: “Did you hear about Katie, kissing 2 guys last night?  What a slut!” Girl #2: “Yeah, dirty!” Believe it or not, Katie isn’t a slut and this example is simply girls being mean, yes mean girls! It goes on into adulthood too, you can sleep with 1 different man, every month, have numerous 1 night stands or have a […]

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Ditch The Label – Bullying ain’t cool!

Ditch The Label - Bullying ain't cool!

  It’s about time that we teach our future generations that it is OK to be different.  Whether you’re tall, small, plump, slim, pear shaped, tom boy looking, black, white, tattooed etc, we are all the same inside.   I was with some friends, chilling out in town the other day and minding our own business.  The sun was shining, a flow of coffee and good conversation, I could have asked for more.  A young woman, around her mid 20’s, […]

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Stand up against bullying

Stand up against bullying

  I’ve spent years getting to grips with who I am. It wasn’t until the last few years that I realized that it doesn’t matter what others think about you, it’s how you feel and what you think, that counts. When I was 18, I was 5″10, a size 14, curvy with 36EE breasts.  I felt I was fat but why?  Because people told me I was.  Years in senior school with girls telling me I was ugly, fat and […]

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