Posted by Tessa Cole on:
It's sad how today there is still racism and sexism going on in people's lives everyday. Today it's called "bullying". It appears in the news as if it's some sort of new thing that's occurring due to the internet, but really it's been going on for a very long time. And it isn't just happening to younger kids either, it's happening to grown adults as well.
It is a form of abuse that messes with your mindset and your emotional well being, which is the abusers intent. They need someone to take their problems out on. And if you're single or alone or different or all of the above, then you make the perfect bait. But you are only bait if you let them use you as such.
This type of person wants to mess with you. They want to make you scared or paranoid or insecure. They want that control because that's the only way they know how to feel superior. They want to hurt you with their words so they can feel better about themselves. But their words can't get to you if you can't hear them - wear your headphones but still be aware and always tell somebody who can help you.
You aren't their bait if you know it all comes from an ignorant, petty, ridiculous place and that their words are merely laughable. But do everything you can to get out of an unhealthy situation.