Aggressive behavior may be bullying depending on what happened, how often it happens and who it happens to. Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate or aggressively dominate others. It involves a real or perceived power imbalance between two or more people. The bully use their power-such as physical strength, access to embarrassing information, or popularity-to control or harm the victim. Being picked on and made fun of is a troubling experience and one's self-esteem and confidence take a hit when bullied. It can be physical, social, verbal or online.
Physical bullying involves hurting a person's body or possessions. It can be seen in the form of:
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