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6 Myths About Bullies and Victims

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Bullying Involves Only Perpetrators and Victims

Myth: Bullying is a bullying-victim dyad problem.

Fact: Bullying incident involves more than just the bully and victim. There are bystanders, assistants to the bullies, reinforcers, and defenders of victims. By passively watching the bullying incidents, peers are reinforcing the bully's behavior.