Bullying Discrimination

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked,
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ut it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”
― Michael J. Fox

So much has changed for me these last few years, as I recovered from my youth bullying damage. I went from being a blamer for the card I was dealt as a youth, to accepting that which I could not change. Tim shares a brief part of the pain of today’s youth bullying due to a discriminatory factor, such as not being an athlete. No one deserves to be bullied for being different, unique, and themselves. I know the damage this causes, when a bullying victim tries to change who they are to please others. Always stay true to your authentic self. While it may be hard at times, this too shall pass, and we want to be accepted for who we really are. Especially be our own self. ~Alan Eisenberg


antfingerMy name is Tim, from elementary school through middle school and high school I was bullied because I wasn’t very athletic and for some reason that was looked down upon by classmates, friends, and even teachers (mostly gym teachers) would discriminate me for being not as athletic as other boys in my class.

Its hurt me being called mean hurtful names online and even to my face. I just don’t get these people’s logic. Making fun of someone because they prefer to read or draw and not play sports it just doesn’t make sense. That’s why I want to stop people from bullying others for their differences because at the end of the day we are different but we have to accept others no matter if they are different than us.

~Tim

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Alan Eisenberg is a Certified Life Coach with a niche in bullying and abuse recovery, Bullying Recovery activist, and author of "A Ladder In The Dark: My journey from bullying to self-acceptance". and "Crossing the Line". He has been writing and speaking to various audiences about the issue of C-PTSD and Bullying Recovery. Mr. Eisenberg has been featured on several print, radio shows and podcasts on this issue, including NPR and in the Boston Globe
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  1. Pingback: Bullying Discrimination | Bullying Stories

  2. Hi everyone I have aadrley learnt a lot of things thanks to anti bullying week even though we have only had one lesson!!I seriously agree that bullying is a horrible way of saying to someone that you are jealous or just don’t like them instead of acting like that you could just talk to them instead of contently bullying them!!!

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