What to Do When Your Child Is a Bully

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Watch Your Own Behavior

Could you be modeling hostility without being aware of it? Gossiping, verbal aggressiveness, and social exclusion of others are all common among adults. “Kids watch what we do more than they listen to what we say,” says Dr. Haber. It’s important to identify the source of your child’s behavior, especially if the problem has been going on for a period of time.