Bullying affects children and adults at home, school, work and online, making victims feel trapped, isolated and alone. If you’ve ever been the victim of bullying, you need not suffer in silence. There are 2 helplines in Sweden where you can get the support and understanding you deserve. These are some common experiences of people being bullied:
There are countless ways in which bullies can victimise others. Some are public and overt, while others are private and covert. Although you might feel rejected, self-conscious and afraid, you are not alone. Bullying is never a true reflection of who you are, how you look, or your life’s potential.
The victims of bullying are always innocent, and bullying is never deserved. Although you may feel trapped, alone or incapable, there are people in Sweden who care and can provide you support. Helpline volunteers and counselors will offer you a listening ear and will work through difficult emotions with you.