As far as I am concerned, parents that are bullies are very controlling, overbearing, and abusive. These parents involve themselves in mental, physical, and even cyberbullying. This article will help define what a bully is. Mental and emotional bullying and cyberbullying. As well as some tips to help deal with bullying parents.
Parents that are bullies
When we think of bullies, we often think of kids terrorizing other kids. However, it is very important to take into account, some parents are bullies. These parents that victimize kids do exist and they can cause real life-threatening problems in children’s lives.
Recently there have been cases where adults, bully teenagers online, additionally, some parenting strategies can lend themselves to bullying.
It is really important to carefully consider the behavior you have with your kids since it is possible that you are or you could become a bullying parent.
What is a bully
a bully is someone who is regularly overcome by emotional pressure or physical force. He/she causes humiliation or discomfort to another person, particularly if the other person is smaller, weaker, or more vulnerable, this can be physical bullying, emotional, verbal, or cyberbullying.
It is important to understand that bullying goes much further than physical intimidation.
Many people don’t realize that mental and emotional bullying can have just as many long-lasting effects as physical bullying.
In my opinion, I would say that mental bullying effects last longer than physical bullying, I say this only because bumps and bruises will clear up in a few days, mental abuse scars are embedded deep in the soul, In your heart, and your mind.
All types of bullying behavior have long-lasting effects. Bullying is bullying any way you look at it and can leave lifelong scars that may never heal. Most kids look up to their parents and love them so much, that they want to be just like them.
The effect of abuse by parents that bully
It is a strange feeling to know your parents are or cup ⁸an be bullies, but they can be.
Parents that bully are overbearing, are constantly belittling, or seek to be controlling and enforcing rules with a heavy hand, and maybe crossing the line into bullying behavior.
Indeed, there is a difference between correcting a child s behavior and always wanting to be in control of every aspect of their child s life.
Emotional and mental bullying by parents
many parents do understand that there is a line when it comes to physical Discipline. It could be a tough subject to tackle, but in general, it is much easier to identify bullying behaviors that are physical as opposed to those that are verbal, mental, or emotional.
Mental and emotional bullying works by using methods of demeaning speech or other techniques that are meant to help the bully feel superior.
When bullying parents use this kind of parenting, they try to motivate their kids to be derisive, this can be very damaging since it can encourage a child to think bad About him/herself.
This can leave mental scars that can result in depression, as well as setting the kids up to have difficulty sustaining good responsible relationships.
Indeed, if a child learns how to treat people from the example of a bullying parent, he/she is more than likely to grow to be a bully as well and may have a hard time developing healthy relationships.
Cyberbullying by parent
Another form of bullying is cyberbullying. Some bullying by parents are developing along these lines, as they try to dominate others that are in an online social circle.
Cyberbullying has become a real problem. It involves saying mean thing to others online, posting horrific graffiti on someone’s wall, including a picture of suicide, or sharing photos with others, 0of a person in compromising situations.
Indeed, cyberbullying is such a problem, that there was a case in which an adult woman harassed a teenager online so much, that the teen got so depressed and committed suicide.
Some parents use such tactics to control their children’s lives. Other parents believe they are protecting their kids when they bully other kids. To protect their kids some parents go too far, to teach other kids a lesson and become bullies themselves.
How to deal with parents that bully
Dealing with parents that bully can be very difficult. The first thing you should do is talk to the parent/s, try to work out any problems. Hopefully, it will work, but if that doesn’t work, it would be a good idea to talk to some sort of adult authority at the school, or even talk to law enforcement. Get the law involved if it is necessary, for the safety of the kids. Most kids are taught to respect adults. Therefore, when an adult acts with mean bullying behavior, just like a child should know, an adult should also know, bullying behavior is not allowed and there are consequences for their behavior. There are different laws in different states.8ItIt is so crucial that the bullying parent/s be stopped. If something is not done fast to stop them, It could leave long term psyche problems for the victim, for their kid, which could damage the rest of their lives.
The victim can get into a real state of depression and not know how to deal with it, in some cases, the victim may contemplate suicide, may try to commit or succeed in committing suicide.
A stop needs to be put to these parents that are bullies.
Kids that experience abuse or bullying behavior at home, these kids are the most likely to become bullies. Bullying hurts everyone concerned. Parents that are bullies, should realize that they are the grown-ups.
Most adults are responsible and teach their kids how to be kind and not to be a bully.
Can you understand, why any parent would want to hurt an innocent child? instead of helping them grow to be healthy, productive, loving, and caring people?