My 12 Takeaways from Being Bullied In the Past

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1. Empathy and Compassion for the underdog

2. Appreciation of my family, my friends and all the fantastic people in my life

3. Clarity of what I will and will not tolerate

4. Determination to go after what I want in life

5. A Sharper BS Detector

6. A Mission to tell my story and speak out against injustice

7. A Realization of the importance of self-care, loving myself, and being comfortable in my own skin.

8. A Desire to learn about human behavior and why people do what they do

9. The will to protect other targets of bullying

10. The Strength and willingness to rid myself of toxic people and to live life on my terms

11. The selectiveness of who I allow into my life

12. A better judge of character

One thought on “My 12 Takeaways from Being Bullied In the Past

  1. It’s sad that you had to absorb these lessons the hard way.
    I would like to add a point on “self defense” as the first and foremost lesson one should get post facing such intolerable episodes.

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