Types of Bullying

There are three main types of bullying:

Verbal Bullying

  • Teasing
  • Name calling
  • Taunting
  • Threatening to cause harm
  • Inappropriate sexual comments

Social Bullying

  • Leaving someone out on purpose
  • Telling other peers not be friends with someone
  • Spreading rumors about someone
  • Embarrassing someone in public

Physical Bullying

  • Hitting/Kicking/Pinching
  • Spitting
  • Tripping/Pushing
  • Taking or breaking someone’s things
  • Making mean or rude hand gestures