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Have you or do you display compassion to those who bully or harass you?


I ask because someone asked a question about how to handle bullies and an answer was to treat them with compassion. The person saying it has a truly wonderful heart and very smart mind from what I've seen. I on the other hand prefer to avoid people who are bullies/prone to harassing people or fight fire with fire if needed. How about you?

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    H C Palting (Express10) 4 years ago

    You said it best when you said "may you be free from suffering." I cannot allow myself to be hurt by others, there is no need to self-sacrifice for pain that you don't even deserve. Great answer.

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    H C Palting (Express10) 4 years ago

    It's good to see that many other people avoid negativity and those who bring pain to others. I have yet to see a bully that doesn't have many skeletons in their closet.

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  • Larry Wall 4 years ago

    Your approach is good, but often the situation is not one on one with a bully. They travel in packs, a leader and a follower. Cyber bulling has made the problem worse because the culprit cannot always be identified.


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    H C Palting (Express10) 4 years ago

    I avoid them or call them out. I am overly tolerant until I can't take any more and I make enough of a scene so they don't do it again. They know what they are doing is wrong b/c they most often won't allow it to be done to them.

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    Sid Kemp (SidKemp) 4 years ago

    I wish this were true. But, shen bullied in high school, I ignored them. They go their attention & control by trapping & hurting me while others watched, and that attention gave them joy. My mom's advice, "ignore them & they will quit" to


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    H C Palting (Express10) 4 years ago

    I am totally with you. I know people who show compassion & by keeping the jerk close, the jerk gets info they otherwise wouldn't have and use it to their advantage. I associate with people who don't have negativity as a motive in their interactio

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    H C Palting (Express10) 4 years ago

    Awesome, sounds like your daughter is a trooper.

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  • Larry Wall 4 years ago

    I may have failed to answer the question. I feel compassion for bullies. I assume they have a personal problem, an inferiority complex or were dealt their own tough had in life. I pray to be understanding that they have their own set of problems.


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