How To Be Bully Proof

How to Be Free of Bullies

Characteristics that are likely to appear in any form or scale of bullying

Here are the characteristics shown in completely fictional (typical from my childhood) incident above, which are likely to appear in any form or scale of bullying:

  • The choice of target is made entirely on the bully meeting its needs of off-loading. It is not personal. It is not about the target. The only thing the bully needs for the receptacle for its bullying is the right reaction from the target. The reaction is one that makes the bully feel powerful and in control.
  • Impotence in the bully.
  • The target has more strength than the bully. The more strength the target has (in the bully’s mind) the better the bully feels having power and control over the target during the course of bullying.
  • What the bully says is made-up rubbish, snatched from their own mind entirely for effect on the target. If one line of attack doesn’t work, the bully will move onto another one. It doesn’t matter if the different lines of attack contradict each other. The bully just needs to find what the target is sensitive about. The only truth found in what the bully says would be about the bully, not the target.
  • All the bully is doing is dumping. Dumping is another good word for bullying, as it describes the off-loading of any rubbish, waste, or unwanted feelings or emotions, upset, annoyance, pain or frustration.
  • What the bully wants is a reaction. The stronger the target (as in the chair being not alive, it is going to appear very difficult to get anything but indifference until the chair is broken) the more power and control the bully thinks they can achieve.

 

There are forms of bullying that are very hard to spot. However, they still share these pathetically futile characteristics. For one reason, these forms of bullying might be so deeply ingrained in society or even law such as gender imbalances in pay for equal work, that a particular kind of response is needed for the person to not be a target for it.

 

You may ask, how can women having less legal rights than men, for example, be simply bullying? Men en masse aren’t trying to off-load on women. This does provoke an even more acute definition of bullying, yes.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Recent Posts: Dairy of A Nonny Moose

Why Boosting your Media Profile While Ignoring Your Opposition Helps Win Elections

Why Boosting your Media Profile While Ignoring Your Opposition Helps Win Elections

The biggest area in which political elections are fought has to be the media. There is plenty of evidence for this. Not least, we ought to look at the relationship between the party that wins and the column inches, headlines and photographs of their representations in the media. Speaking as a journalist since 1985, we […]

Links to articles to meet voter concerns – Income, taxation, nationalisation through to Boris’ comments about women and other demographics

I think most people pride themselves on their intelligence, even if secretly, and their ability to think for themselves. Here are some links to counter concerns from voters. Fact checking – the BBC RESPONDS HERE TO TORY CLAIMS HAVING NOT SEEN LABOUR MANIFESTO Responding to the opposition The Guardian – say Labour ought to fight […]

Here’s Why The Establishment Wants Us To Be Bystanders

Even the Guardian, which many people in the UK identify as a “left-wing” newspaper, owned by the Scott Trust – aimed at keeping it more impartial – has indulged in some Tory-biased editorial in the run up to the December 2019 election. Manufacturing Consent This is what The Guardian itself refers to as manufacturing consent. […]

Communication – What is Happening to Human Interaction?

Could anyone who has interfered with anyone else when they are conveying a point to make it harder by asking irrelevant or distracting questions or to make something they have said wrong, or going off and being offended, leading on to treating someone differently as a result. When we are offended or upset by people, […]

What Being Triggered by Greta Thunberg Really Tells You

What Being Triggered by Greta Thunberg Really Tells You

When a Swedish, 16 year old girl with Asperger’s Syndrome becomes a high profile environmental activist, you can bet she is pushing many people’s buttons. Therefore how come, as Joseph de Maistre says in August 1811 about Russia’s new parliament, (English translation thanks to Wikipedia) “every country has the government it deserves?” Is it that […]

%d bloggers like this: