wow yeah, sounds like you were well within your rights to defend yourself then... i would have done something really wack like spit on them and run away haha. but if this were happening to my son i'd tell him to try and settle it non-violently first and if it persisted i'd say go right ahead and choke the fool outPushing me around and occasionally like slapping me, if I remember correctly... He was VERY annoying.
And it felt pretty dank, not gonna lie! :b
You have a good dad. I would send my son in to getting a fight. If he lost, it would be a good lesson in the fact that a punch to the face/getting beaten up isn't the end of the world, and standing up for yourself is way more important.When I got home, I went up to my dad and told him "Dad, someone at school is bullying me! I told him to stop, and he won't..." And my dad pretty much replied with a "lol no, your a little puss... If he's pushing you around and he's too stupid to verbally settle things, push him back". I considered his advice, even though I never like to lay hands on people.
May I ask what the big deal in a suspension is? If I had a son who was suspended for three days, or a week, for fighting bullies, I would tell him to consider it a vacation.It is hard to give that kind of advice any more with school's zero tolerance to bullying rules. My son was constantly being bullied but wouldnt say anything in fear of thin
Teachers tend to ignore bullying, I was going to say the victim only gets into trouble if he reacts back physically (Someone got picked on for reason I really don't understand, he does kick boxing and is really strong so when he punched someone the marks lasted for a few weeks, but he got warned about getting kicked out the school, despite him being a major victim.) But in my first two years in school there was someone who would get picked on by almost everyone, and every single time he reacted he got into trouble, once I sat next to him and we were literally right in front of the teacher he got picked on by people on the same table but the teacher ignored it until he shouted out at them. Another example of the same person we were making presentations for english, about 3 people made one skitting at him but when he reacted (he throw a pen and it did hit the teacher in the eye) he got into trouble, but even teh teacher joined in.'ve had to deal with this with my son (age 14). It is hard to give that kind of advice any more with school's zero tolerance to bullying rules. My son was constantly being bullied but wouldnt say anything in fear of things getting worse. One day he snapped when being bullied and went off on them verbally making a threat of what he would do if they wouldn't leave him alone. He ended up getting suspended for a day because he made a threat.
Don't mean to be obnoxious but I had to LOL at that. I'd like to see someone use psychological tricks on some of the idiots round my way. If they were successful I would be in awe...I would teach a hypothetical son about the mafia and psychological warfare. Watch TMZ and find out how to expose people and bring them down. Make sure your security is good, but exploit their weaknesses. Read The Art Of War...
I really hate to agree with this but I do. I wish there was a better solution, but there usually isn't so yeah. I think you're absolutely right.I think to a certain degree, you have to make your kid learn to stand up for themselves. School is already hard enough, and if the other kids think you'll go running to mama and daddy every time someone messes with you, then you won't have any respect and it will actually make things worse.