why do bullies bully?

why do bullies bully?

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quizqueen
because they r holding a grudge against someone or they might have gotten insulted, so they feel that they should take it out on others
on January 05, 2012
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student
If you look back into their history, They've probably been bullied as well.
on February 25, 2012
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Emoworld
They bully because they think they will get all of the attention and they wanna prove That they are the bigger person
on August 07, 2012
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ripley
Because they want to be powerful.
on April 20, 2012
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ripley
If they say something such as: "Your an idiot!" and you cry, they'll gain more power, and think your weak. I get bullied a lot because of my size. Usually bully's pick on smaller kids or educational/smart kids. My teacher always used to say: "If you do something bad to a person, you'll leave a bad memory. If you do something good to a person, you'll leave a good memory." I've always had that in my mind.
on May 09, 2012
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PoohRocks
Bullies bully people because they see something in that person that they dont have to all. They wanna makr they person feel bad about they slef either because somebody makes them feel bad about they slef and they dont know nothing but make somebody feel bad about they slef or they are getting bulled at home and jest bully people to make they slef feel better then what they really are feeling.
on May 19, 2014
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xKearax
They are jealous, they're like you but are jealous of you
xKearax
thanx
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on January 13, 2013
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naimie54
great one
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on December 31, 2012
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naimie54
grret one
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on December 31, 2012
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on December 28, 2012
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sniper
They are so used to being able to disrespect their parents, so they think they can disrespect anyone. One of these days they will mess with the wrong person,
28 days ago
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XOXOXOXOX
I THINK CAUSE THEY JUST TRY TO BE STRONG AND STUFF PEPOLE CALL ME A BULLY BUT I AM NOT A BULLY
on March 11, 2012
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Whisker_Queer
Because they suck
on January 04
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Butt_Stallion
People bully other at times because thy have nothing better to do and they want to be a jack ass.
Other times the bully is insecure with them self and try to make themselves feel better.
Well, I quess there's really no telling because everyone has a different opinion so...
on April 11, 2015
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ashyj12
Cuz they're jealous!!
on May 02, 2012
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Angel_the_fallen_angel
Okay, so bullying is a cycle
Someone gets hurt, and they don't know how to handle it.... so they go and hurt someone else so that person knows the same pain..... then hoping that person turns into a bully....... sometimes they do...... other times they don't.....
Bullies are just people who have been hurt so they hurt others....
Deaths_Helper
That's very true
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on August 29
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Adrenaline_Extermination
They want to be tough, make people feel down and sometimes the bullies have gotten bullied so they let their anger out on other people and become a bully sometime some bullies just want to act tough by bullying other people.
on April 24, 2015
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kittygirl4133
They feel broken down inside and want others to feel the same pain :3
on June 26, 2014
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madison1
because there mean little butts and they think that since people were mean to them they will be mean to others
on May 25, 2013
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Princeton
bkuz they hurt in the inside of them so they put they anger out on other people
on May 22, 2013
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tina123
they have been hurt in a way in the past so they decide to hurt people back even if the person didnt do it
on April 21, 2013
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Help.Stop.Bullies
It makes them look better.
They don't think that it will hurt you.
They do it for fun.
They do it because they're jealous.
They want popularity.
:'( It's tragical.
on April 20, 2013
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LalaLucy
Bullies bully because they get bullied. I've gotten bullied but I'm not a bully.
...That sounds like a tongue twister!
Beauty784
IKR
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on April 17, 2013
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on April 16, 2013
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melzzz2000
From what a app on the iPod/iPhone/iPad says... Bullies bully others because
1. They might have gotten bullied and wanted to do it to someone else.
2. They want Revenge
3. Popularity/Coolness
*That was what I know from the App. Now here's what I think * 1. They might be Jealous. 2. They might be older and It's easier to pick on Smaller Kids. 3. They asked you to do something and you said 'no'
melzzz2000
I also had a friend that was nice, Then she turned out to be a bully.
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on November 18, 2012
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on November 18, 2012
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stonecold
well cuz mayby they wanna act kool
naimie54
yeah
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on December 31, 2012
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on September 02, 2012
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Clove
I used to get bullied because of my size and I don't know what else but my friends stood by me. Bullies are just cowards. The way I got them to stop is when me and my mates were all going to the park to hang out when they came up to us. They started being mean but luckily my friend had a folder of photos from when we were little (she likes carrying it round because it has all her stuff in it) and she found some pictures of them when they were little. There was one of him picking See More▼
SophieLovesLittleMixxx
Well done for standing up 2 them. Your right bullies are COWARDS.
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on April 02, 2013
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on August 11, 2012
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Clove
Well I HATE bullies and if you bully you have a lot to explain...FUNKYLIZZIE150 and also they think it's cool. This girl at my school (Alisha) gets bullied loads by this horrible girl (Emma). I wih I could do something to stop her but she won't stop.
on July 24, 2012
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ThespianPrincess
they are usually insecure or dealing with something really hard at home
28 days ago
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TheDiBZ
I dunno. But I do know that the need 2/3s of a cup of WHUP ASS.
on August 29
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Linku
its because they have never eaten a snickers bar.
on June 24
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SmolBeanie696
Because...
"Bitches be crazy."
on May 09
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Dauntless_Demigod
There are a few possible reasons 1: they hate your guts 2: they see greatness in you and are trying to bring you down 3: there going through a hard time and want everyone else to feel the pain they feel
on January 06
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Princess121323
Most bullies bully because they have been bullied themselves. They are insecure. Give them a chance. Stand up for yourself...
Mataways
True
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on May 19
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on January 03
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