Bullying Between “Frenemies” Is Surprisingly Common


We already know that bullying can be one way of climbing the social ladder for teenagers. Research published in 2019, for instance, found that teenagers who combine aggressive behaviour with prosociality see the most social success.

But who, exactly, are teenagers bullying? According to a new study, it might not be who you’d expect. Rather than bullying those more distant from them, the team finds, teens often pick on their own friends. Continue reading →

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