With the advances in technology our lives has changed so has Bullying. Many parents are unaware about what cyber bullying is and how it occurs. Many parents ask me about it because they are worried about it. Teens are now using phones and computers to bully. This way the bullying doesn’t stop at school and can occur 24 hours a day. Also if teens are using social media such as Facebook, the bullying goes well beyond school. There have been a number of suicides due to cyber bullying. The victim could not tolerate the pressure and felt death was a better option. Here is a good article about cyber bullying describing how it occurs and how it impacts teenagers. How to Recognize Teen Cyberbullying @newportacademy https://www.newportacademy.com/resources/restoring-families/teen-cyberbullying/?utm_source=mailchimp.
Dr. Michael Rubino is a psychotherapist with over 20 years experience treating teenagers. For more information about Dr. Rubino’s work or private practice visit his website at http://www.rubinocounseling.com