5 Things Bullies Tell Others When a Target Stands Up to Them

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Any time a target gets tired of the abuse and calls a bully’s bluff. The bully will more than likely justify their behavior to others. Here is a list of the most famous statements you’re likely to hear, from most popular to least.

1. “She’s crazy.” or “She’s unstable.”

2. “He’s just mad because I called him out!”

3. “She’s so fake.”

4. “She’s too sensitive.” “She’s overreacting.”

5. “He’s a crybaby.”

6. “She doesn’t want to admit when she’s wrong.”

7. “I was just trying to help you.”

8. “She’s just jealous of me because of…”

The better you’re prepared…

6 thoughts on “5 Things Bullies Tell Others When a Target Stands Up to Them

  1. “We’re trying to exorcise the demons that are making you weird” was one of many that my bullies gave me when I stood up for myself. Others were “grow up 2-year-old”, “get comfortable with being uncomfortable”, and “be normal”… hurts like heck.

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