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Don't call people names and expect to win.

When you call someone racist, and they know they’re not racist, then the word ceases to have meaning.

When you call someone sexist, and they know they’re not sexist, then the word ceases to have meaning. 98 more words


Labels can Hurt


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Of all the hurtful, demeaning names we –far too often—cast at our children, this seems to me to be one of the most hurtful, and one that follows a child into adulthood. 297 more words

Daily Prompt

Bullying in school age children : Part 1

September 2016

When I started to discuss about writing an article on bullying, the concerns came pouring in from fellow educators and parents of school going children. 880 more words



I would hear the N-word in old period piece movies referring to blacks and slaves. I fully understood the word in this context. It was a word that people in power positions would use to degrade others and it was meant to be hurtful and negative. 1,115 more words

Growing Up Mixed


She’s a slut?
But, not when she’s sleeping with you
She’s cheap?
Not when you want to show her off
She’s easy?
Don’t forget you looked at her first… 145 more words



Definition; feelings of severe despondency and dejection.

But what does that really mean? Another way people describe depression is being sad for than 3-6months. But in all seriousness, what does it mean to be sad. 637 more words


Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones, Your Words Will Always Hurt Me.

Dear Eldest son,

Tonight you scared your mommy and daddy by leaving our backyard where you were having an after-school snack, and went across the street to our neighbor’s front yard to play with their kids… 523 more words

Four Year Olds