Top 4 Reasons Kids Don't Report Bullying

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/top-4-reasons-kids-dont-report-bullying/

Bullying is pervasive in today’s day and age. Kids experience bullying at school, online, or even in their very own backyards. The reasons why kids who are bullied and cyberbullied never report a bully to their parents may surprise you. Here are the top four reasons children say they don’t tell their parents about bullying. 1. They Fear Retaliation From Reporting The Bully One of the main reasons kids give for not reporting bullying and cyberbullying stems from their fear of retaliation. This is especially true if it’s a popular student who’s responsible. Children don’t want a reputation of being a “rat” or…