Examples of Acts Used to Bully

    Bullying can take two forms. Direct acts are usually face-to-face and the person being bullied usually knows who is doing the bullying. Indirect acts are behind someone's back and sneaky, the person being bullied may not know who is doing the bullying.
    Examples of direct acts of bullying include: 
    • Physical Acts
    • Hazing
    • Threats
    • Intimidation
    • Verbal Abuse
    • Taunting
    Examples of indirect acts of bullying include:
    • Making Faces
    • Obscene Gestures
    • Exclusion
    • Rumors
    • Cyberbullying
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Last Modified on September 28, 2021