Ask any adult—they remember every detail about being picked on, called names, or bullied as a youngster. My middle brother was overweight as a child—he recalled kids who would mock him—“Joseph, Joseph two by four, can’t fit through the bathroom door!” I remember children who would make fun of my last name and add a four-letter expletive to the end of it. I still remember being pushed down when I was 13 years old by a bigger kid. All of his friends snickered and laughed at my humiliation. I don’t think anyone ever forgets these encounters.
These experiences are painful as a child—but... Read More