About Gina Stepp, MA

Gina Stepp has a master’s degree in forensic psychology with an emphasis on trauma and resilience. During her career as a family psych writer, she has covered relationship problems from the minor to the major and everything in between. She is married with 3 daughters (and 3 cats).

Family Bullying: The Connection to School Bullies

According to researchers, “Bullying is associated with families in which people do not treat each other with respect or families in which children are not taught to respect the rights of others.”

He also notes that “[British Criminologist David P.] Farrington assessed intergenerational transmission of bullying behavior specifically and found that there was a relationship. In other words, boys who bullied others as adolescents were more likely in their 30’s to have children who were bullies.”

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