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Understanding the Cycle of Bulllying

The first step towards change is admitting a problem exists. We all play a distinct role in the cycle that ultimately impacts the bullied. Therefore, by developing a fuller awareness of how bullying can manifest, how it can be prevented and how it should be dealt with, will help both sufferers and perpetrators disengage from the bullying cycle.

The ‘Cycle of Bullying’ highlights the various ways in which people react or participate in a bullying situation. It identifies characteristics of the bullied, the bully and the bystander and it demonstrates how we as individuals can help when faced with an incident of bullying.


Cycle of Bullying









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Need to talk?

If you are being bullied or are concerned about someone who is, you can receive help and support from one of our trained Mentors through our e-mentoring service.

If you would like a Mentor to email you, please contact: mentorsonline@bulliesout.com

If you would rather speak to someone over the telephone, you can call Childline on: 0800 1111

For any community-related issues, such as anti-social behaviour, we would suggest contacting your landlord, the local police or your local environmental health department (where applicable), as we are unable to deal with these types of complaints.