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Bullying Isn't the real problem, how we talk about childhood aggression is

Dr.SusanPorter

Consider this. Despite our current obsession with bullying, children are no more aggressive than they used to be. The truth is there is no research to suggest that kids have undergone a massive transformation over the past generation—they’re the same as ever. And yet, in the past decade, almost every state and school district in the nation has enacted laws and policies against children in the form of anti-bullying legislation. In fact, bullying is considered a felony in some jurisdictions.

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  • Cait Emma

    It's so disheartening to see such labeling and aggressive activity among children. To add insult to injury, social media risks reinforcing these issues. It's a long, and entirely different discussion, but the persona people create on social media are often not aligned with reality. This certainly doesn't help children when they are already feeling alienated or identified in a unwanted way.