Sunday, February 5, 2012
CHILDREN BULLING AND SUICIDE
1. Text message bullying
2. Picture/video clip bullying via mobile phone cameras
3. Phone call bullying via mobile phones
4. E-mail bullying
5. Chat-room bullying
6. Bullying through instant messaging (IM)
7. Bullying via websites
Ryan Halligan age 13 years old committed suicide due to cyber bulling. It started when a girl from his class thought it would be a funny joke to pretend to like Ryan. Shortly they were sharing messages via online and Ryan was sharing his personal feeling and thought with her. She later copied and paste all of their private messages and AIM them to everyone she knew. Ryan became the laughing stalk at the school. He could no longer take it and killed himself.
Jamey Rodmeyer 14 years old had just came out the closet and declared his homosexuality. He struggled with the teasing from others just because who he was. Jamey constantly would post comment about suicide but them, posted on you tube a message about finally finding peace and loving himself. He also joined a homosexual website online that helped him deal with the teasing, but the bullies continued to bully him via cyber,his school and neighborhood. He shortly would commit suicide.
As I continue to research and hear more case of bullies and the victims who commit suicide I think why is it now that the rate of victims killing themselves? why is it when I was younger and people bullied others it wasn't on a level where the bullied wanted to kill themselves. I blame the society that we are creating for our children. A society where now we can use curse words on public tv, a society where fashion, violent music and materialism is outlining our children future. In a world where we are allow 10 year old to have a facebook page and think their mature enough to handle the cyber world. lots of these bulling occurred on the net, that says a lot.
We have given our children way tooo much freedom into this new technology era. It sad to say but WE MUST BUILD OUR CHILDREN STRONGER FOR A SOCIETY THAT HAS GROWN WEAK TOWARDS FAMILY ORIENTATION AND MORALS. WE THE PARENTS ARE THE PLATFORM TO STOPPING THESE SAD DEATHS.