This article touched my heart. The author talks about bullying and how victims often feel shame. Embarrassment and reluctance to talk about bullying empowers the bullies. We’ve got to talk about this. If you’ve been bullied, speak out. If you’ve bullied, there is nothing to be ashamed about. It doesn’t make you weak. Bullying can happen to anyone.
I applaud Paul for sharing his story. I hope he writes this book because it could help so many. Please visit the original blog post and leave a comment for Paul. He is looking for feedback and opinions on his proposed book.
Hi friends and visitors,
For the longest time I have thought about writing my first non-fiction book about my own very real journey through life. I had thought my life not interesting enough for a book, but thinking back on all my experiences, there are some very important lessons to be learned and I have, after all, had an extraordinary life. There is a central theme running through my life and that is bullying. I am different. Because I am different I have been mistreated at times both as a young man and an adult. It is something of which I am truthfully embarrassed. I don’t know why, I guess it’s because we are told that bullies prey on the weak and the last thing I want to be remembered for is being weak.
Throughout my life, I have always worn my heart on my sleeve (hence the cover). What…
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