Sticks, Stones, or Words - Which Hurt?
A childhood verse goes, “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Do you really believe that? I don’t. Just consider these recent headlines. Rutgers football player quits, alleging verbal abuse from the coach. Teen commits suicide, family blames bullying. We continue to hear about the negative effect of bullying. Many times, people hurl flaming arrows of rejection at schoolmates, peers, co-workers, and even family members without realizing the