It's October: National Anti-bullying Month.
In a discussion, you express your opinion on Facebook or Twitter and someone responds with a nasty, personal attack on you.
At the lunch table in school, your smart friend makes fun of you for getting a lower score on a test.
Your dad calls you a loser because you didn't make that score at the game.
Returning a paper with a failing grade, your teacher says you're the worst student she's ever had.
They are all bullies: that FB person, that friend, that father, that teacher. There was nothing constructive in their comments. The comments were meant to hurt, not to help.
October is Anti-Bullying Month. Almost all of us can share stories about being bullied. The more we talk and think about this issue, the sooner we can help end it.
Let's all be a hero- starting with ourselves.