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Victim of Bullying: Amanda Todd

Discussion in 'Prayers & Support' started by MapleMoose, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. Oct 12, 2012 at 5:36 PM
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    You two chill out. This isn't about you and your baggage...
     
  2. Oct 12, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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    Yeah I'm chill just not sure why his personal f you to me . But whatever my oldest daughter is 13 . She is home with me right now eating a piece of an Italian sub I just picked up watching teen nick waiting for the new degrassi to air . She's not infront of a webcam or about to leave the house because its Friday to get drunk and drugged .

    As far as the girl who committed suicide I agree she was bullied almost blackmailed really . But it was because of her initial horrible decision then compounded by other horrible decisions .
     
  3. Oct 12, 2012 at 5:51 PM
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    I wonder why..People do that shit every day(show on webcam)..There has to be more to it then she showed her boobs, and hooked up with a dude that had a gf. Most people dont even bat an eye at that kinda stuff anymore.
     
  4. Oct 12, 2012 at 5:55 PM
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    Failure surrounded this poor girl. Raise your kids to not be bullies and to stand up for the weak. I did it when I was in school and I'm raising my 6 year old son to do the same. Pray this girl finds peace in heaven.
     
  5. Oct 12, 2012 at 5:56 PM
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    add in that she's a teenage girl, and that her parents are split up, and who knows what else

    It's easy to say stuff shouldnt bother someone...but when it's something embarrassing in and of itself and then it's thrown in your face and used to embarrass you on a daily basis...that kind of stuff cuts deeper than many of us will ever understand
     
  6. Oct 12, 2012 at 6:00 PM
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    I think it if would of been a one time thing it would of been different.

    BUT...The one guy she said kept "following" her, knew all her addresses and schools, even made a FB page about her breasts.:rolleyes:
     
  7. Oct 12, 2012 at 6:59 PM
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    I try not to put up with bullies anymore. Ever since I graduated, I realize you have to fend for yourself and tell people where to go when they fuck with you. I get pissed off when people try to fuck with me. That's from being pushed around in school.
     
  8. Oct 12, 2012 at 7:00 PM
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    What is going on in here..


    RIP Amanda
     
  9. Oct 12, 2012 at 7:02 PM
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    Really? how 'bout trying to think of how trapped that person must have felt. What mental bullshit they had going on that pushed them to killing themself? You think this person did this to say "HA HA!!!" No. This person needed to escape. This child felt that removing herself from this rock was the easiest decision to make, rather than wake up in her life another day. Perhaps this girl didnt know how to ask for the help? Perhaps she TRIED, but her parents blew her off?
     
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    ALSO. Personal attacks WILL NOT be tolerated. If you want to be a douche bag, PERFECT! All the other mods have banned someone this week, 'cept me, and Im chompin at the chance!
     
  12. Oct 12, 2012 at 7:05 PM
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    Shitty parents..They arent the only help. You can walk into a hospital and tell someone whats going on, I'm more then sure they can, and will help you.

    Truth is, none of us will know. It is a shame the girl had to do what she had to do, but there is help, regardless.

    I have seen too much life and death over the years for it to affect me I guess.
     
  13. Oct 12, 2012 at 7:09 PM
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    I think alot of us were bullied as youngins...I was to the point that the cops were called, and the dude that created the website that started it all, had to be pulled out of class and shut the site down.
     
  14. Oct 12, 2012 at 7:09 PM
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    There may be help availible, but did YOU know how shit worked when you were 15? I bet not. And when you are in a situation like this, you seek out someplace of security...i.e. Home. You dont venture outside to go to a hospital or the like. Your security is home/parents. if an adult kills themselves, then I can undserstand your comments (barely), but a child is already confused by life (to a degree), and emotional. With the influence of atagonistic assholes, this gets worse. most teens are simply seeking acceptance from their peers. They do stupid shit to gain acceptance. They might be doing somthing thats not a very good idea, but its up to adults to be there to aid/listen/comunicate that the things they might be doing are wrong. A child being driven to suicide is a tradgety. Period.
     
  15. Oct 12, 2012 at 7:10 PM
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    Sad, Prayers for the young girls family.


    Way to represent...:facepalm:

    Why does it seem the majority of threads turn into some CAN / USA sh!tstorm? :confused:
     
  16. Oct 12, 2012 at 7:10 PM
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    Well said Chris.... Just try to put yourself in those shoes and walk in them everyday trust me ain't easy to tolerate the abuse plus who knows what else was going on in her family or household
     
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    what happen to this poor girl and this thread
     
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    Agreed, to a kid its confusing. I never grew up in a house that was "a home" per say. My parents and I never got along, still really dont. I can't talk to them about a whole lot, most of the shit I have dealt with growing up, i dealt with myself..Did I kill myself? Obvioulsy not. Have I tried? No.

    The thought didnt even cross my mind when I was a kid. Its so easy for these kids to give up these days its unreal.

    I'm done on this before I get banned.:mad:
     
  19. Oct 12, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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    Just because you didnt off yourself, or consider it, and had bad experiances, doesnt mean you walked in the same shoes. You have a right to your opinion, but calling others names for thiers is rediculous.
     
  20. Oct 12, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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    This happened to me across the highway in Three hills. I know the medics who attended this.

    I don't recall people killing themselves back in the day when I was growing up and bullying was going on.

    What you have to remember is as EMS and Joe as a Hose Monkey AKA Gumby AKA Mattress holder AKA Fire Fighter, we see far worse shit than most. Ever been on a Res? Those kids there have it far worse. Just keep that in mind when we say these kids seem to be giving up a lil easy.

    Note, I said SEEM!
     
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