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what advice do I give to call my child who is being picked on

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Marsabielle

 Well, it's right there in the title – she's actually not my child, but a family member who lives with me. She is a sweet, lovable young woman who attends a very vibrant Parish with a connecting homeschool co-op.  A girl who is two years younger than her is in a theater program with her. She is always making very mean comments to my girl, and this hurts her. She will come to me and say, "what should I do?"  Cause I know the biblical principle is to turn the other cheek, and to love ones enemy – at the same time, I read in secular sources that the best way to avert a bully is to stand up to him. What would you tell your child?

 

PS Of course, she is not perfect. I think her main fault would be that she is very quick to speak, and too loud for some people. She's a very bubbly, social girl.

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hotpink

Under 10 or 11, get adults involved.

 

Over 10 or 11, It's the "not everyone will like you/be kind" conversation.   Especially since the other child is younger.  A flat out "that's not a very nice thing to say" can be an effective means of diffusing a situation.

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