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How can I help a person who is being bullied?

Erik Fisher
Psychology
Don't come to the rescue of someone else who is "being bullied" merely to come to their rescue. You may not know all of the details. Furthermore, your response is often more about you than it is them, and if you are not there to follow up to see what happens after you leave, it can often lead to the bully taking their frustrations out on this person when you are not around. We have to learn to teach "victims" to stand up for themselves and support them in the process.

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