Over the years, bullies have been known as the bad guys and girls. However, they indeed may be the victims themselves.
Maybe they are lashing out from what they have witnessed or been a part of. Maybe parents or siblings bullied them. How would you know the whole story of the bully?
It is not easy to look into the mental details of a human. We act on experience, so he or she may have been bullied at a young age and found that it was how life was.
So who is really the victim? If you said the bully, you’re right. They in fact, could have been the real first victim.
The writer is in the Steeples program in North Adams and is a student at Drury High School.