Posted by Maria Mangicaro
Bullying Prevention Advocate
Published on Jun 17, 2013
Dr. Richard Besser discusses the dangers of bullying by a brother or sister.
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When the Bully Is a SiblingBy ANAHAD O’CONNOR Siblings have been bickering and trading blows since the time of Cain and Abel. But the torment and fighting that is often shrugged off as normal sibling rivalry may not always be so benign.New research suggests that even when there are no physical scars, aggression between siblings can inflict psychological wounds as damaging as the anguish caused by bullies at school or on the playground. The findings offer an unusual look at an area of family life that has rarely been studied, in part because infighting among brothers and sisters is widely considered a harmless rite of passage. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.The Anti-Bullying Critic