Overwhelming feelings of embarrassment for being bullied? read this
Anyone who is being bullied will start to feel symptoms of embarrassment, which manifests as the feeling that "I should be able to handle it". In fact, very few people can handle a serial bully, especially if they have not already had a similar experience or have not studied the profiles of the most common types of serial bully.
Embarrassment is a feeling of increased self-consciousness, closely linked to shame, and often accompanies fear and confusion. It is a fear, real or perceived, of what others may be thinking about you and how others may judge you negatively for what you have done or not done, or what you have been led to believe you have done or not done.
There is nothing to be embarrassed about if you are being bullied. When you read the reasons why you're being bullied, you'll realise that being selected for bullying is a compliment, albeit a perverse one.
Embarrassment is a common symptom of Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and often manifests in the company of fear, shame and guilt. Browse Bully OnLine and overcome embarrassment to re-empower yourself with knowledge and insight. Start with Am I being bullied? and then find out Why am I being bullied? - the answer may surprise you. See the myths about bullying deconstructed and find out answers to frequently-asked questions about bullying.
Definition of embarrassment.
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