Bothersome boy!

Grrrrr...there always seems to be a certain someone who knows how to irritate you. Emily wrote in with this sort of problem, so let's hear what she has to say and try to help!

Dear PLS,
How do I get a boy in my class to stop making fun of me. I am not going to tell anyone because I don't want to be a tattle tale! None of my friends will stand up for me!!
Emily, 13

No. 1, Emily, don't worry about being a tattle tale. If someone is really bothering you and nothing else will work, please do tell someone. Is this guy annoying, a bully, or both? If you're dealing with a bully, you try the link below for more advice.

Dealing with Bullies

What else, Pink Locker girls? How do you deal with annoying little people who are rude?

Think pink!
Jemma

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

a bunch of boys at my school tease me because numero uno: i cannot keep a secret and everyone (including them) knows who i like! and number dos: i'm a vegetarian. what i do is either answer calmly and cooly then just ignore them, or completely ignore them altogether. he probably teases you because he likes you, a couple of these 'mean' boys that tease me have already asked me out! i hope my advice helps and jemma is right: if that boy is a bully just TELL someone already, before he really hurts you! tell me how it works out, ok?
veronica t. 12

January 29, 2010 at 10:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

boys are complete jerks!

January 29, 2010 at 4:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just ignore them or say "Oh yeah, you can speak!" OR say "Pick on someone ur own size!" If that boy is a bully then you MUST TELL a adult tht u trust! Ok? Tell me how it works out!

January 30, 2010 at 3:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i feel the same way about this about this boy in my class he calls me names and bullies me you should tell ur teacher or parent because sometimes it can get out of hand trust me it's the right RIGHT thing to do!!!!!Don't worry about being a tatle tale if anyone does make fun of u for being a tatle tale and bothers you ignore them and plus it's not like they will tell the whole school or anything!!!!!!!!!!!!Well, hopefully not!!!!!!!!!!!!!Good Luck!!!!:-):-D

January 31, 2010 at 12:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The samething goes on in my class he always teases me and one time i had to chase him around the room but i never did once have to tell on him or he did not call me names anyway don't worry about being a tattle tale the thing is to GET THE BOY TO STOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!GOOOOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!! :-] ;):-D HAHAHA

February 1, 2010 at 10:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dont worry about being a tattle tale it's probably the most affective way to solve your problem. Being called a tattle tale is better than being annoyed by someone every second!
Jessica 12

February 3, 2010 at 5:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It stinks when a friend thinks it's funny and cute when someone is really bothering you. You should think twice before counting them as BFFs.

February 7, 2010 at 8:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am really haveing the same problem but I have a guy teacher and he says to check the drama at the door. But even then the boys who are being mean always talk about my boyfriend by calling him fat or fatty or superfatty and it is just plain mean. They also talk about my father because my parents got a divorse when I was in kindergarten and now I am in the 6th grade so it's been a while but I see my dad ever tuesday is I still see him. So now I am still haveing the same problem what should I do???

February 10, 2010 at 1:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm in middle school now so my school has this system called the pink sheet system(pss)cool right pink paper...oo sorry anyway,you have to list who was involed and what happened.they also have a witness protection program.Last year in 5th grade,I tried to ignore them and not fight fire with fire.Sometimes it's hard.The next time he does it just laugh and he will feel embarresed because you turned the whole situation around.GOOD LUCK!

February 14, 2010 at 12:29 AM  
Blogger katelynrowland said...

Most parents would say that he probably likes you, and I will tell you from expierience... he probably does (as long as he's not a full blown bully). So ignore him, or be straight up and ask him why he's doing this, that's what I did to the boy annoing me, and now we are an entirely happy couple.

February 15, 2010 at 3:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

boys are really rude sometimes but you have to stand up for yourself!! have you tried asking your friends to stand up for you?? maybe if you tell them whats wrong they will want to help you?!

February 15, 2010 at 10:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If boys make fun of you, you shouldn't let them bother you. Don't be afraid to tattle tale. Tell someone you trust to help you. Also, if a boy makes fun of you, it usually means they like you!

February 17, 2010 at 10:45 AM  
Anonymous Lachelle said...

Oh My Gosh!!!!! I no how you feel. Guys in my class ALWAYS annoy me and it's really annoying. As my own opinion don't be afraid to stand up for yourself it's one of the things you should do continuosly becayse you should stand up for your own rights. Also the guy may have a crush on you if he teases you a lot and that's actually kind of normal. I MUST agree some or maybe most guys are jerks that never know when to be quiet. I'm only 11 and PLENTY of guys tease me, so I understand that it's really annoying. Although you should really tell on them if they're annoying non-stop. Although you're not really a tattle tale if you tell on them like that. A tattle tale is when someone tells on a person who is doing little things like using the same coloured marker as you. So anyway just confront that person and tell them to stop or just tell on them the next time that person bothers you.

~Lachelle~

February 22, 2010 at 9:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my friends mom tolled her that when a boy teases you it means he likes you. now, i don't know if thats true, but it could be possible.

March 10, 2010 at 4:33 PM  
Anonymous Josie said...

When guys bug me I just ignor them. (Or annoy them back, but that doesn't really work.) But if it's really bothering you, tell an adult.

March 12, 2010 at 6:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What i think is that boys dont know how to say i like you maby one of there friends dosent like that girl so he is mean to her because that friend.

March 14, 2010 at 1:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

just agnor them and say "what do you want"
and i know how you feel there is alot of annoying people in my class and school...

March 14, 2010 at 10:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry Emily!
You could..... um....OH! You could try to ignore them, and if that doesn't work, or they keep bothering you, you could still tell a teacher, and ask if they will have a little talk with the boy who's bothering you. Don't worry about your friends, because sometimes, your friends just won't stand up for you. That's sometimes the same with me! Ooh, I hate it!!!!

I hope this works!

March 15, 2010 at 9:37 PM  
Anonymous aLLiKaTT <(**<) said...

Oh my gosh! I had this exact issue when I was the 6GG (6th grade girl)!!! This guy was being really annoying so I just ignored him. I later found out that he liked me and just didn't know how to tell me.

Good luck!

March 18, 2010 at 7:17 AM  
Anonymous jamaica said...

Let it die. This just needs time and eventually he will see that he was wrong and is wrong doing what he is to you. Someday he will forget all this childish stuff and come back wanting to make friends. So just leave and be patient.hope this will work.good luck :)

March 26, 2010 at 9:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

tell or else ,this boy at my school it was his birthday and a couple of his mates strangled him and punched him in the stumech and the worst part was he was crying and he sits right next to me in class + the teacher did not even noetes until a bff asked why he was crying,so pleeeeeeas tell.!!!!!

March 29, 2010 at 10:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

First build up your own courage. Trust me i have been teased before, if you are confident in you and show it he will be less likely to tease you. He actually might like you, see if the teasing is playful or just downright mean. hope it gets better
-*:)

March 31, 2010 at 2:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ingnor him he probly likes u if i were u i would not talk to him he probly just wants atinttion by girl

April 3, 2010 at 7:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I feel exactly the same way because there is this this boy in my class who always emaresses me and sarcasticly says will you go out with me all the time annoying heh!
All I can say is stand up for yourself he might die down a litltle on the bullying

April 7, 2010 at 11:44 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He is making fun of you to get your attention. More than likely the reason he is doing this is because he likes you.

April 8, 2010 at 10:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Try being REALLY nice to him and see how he takes it. Or say something smart in reply to him if he teases you verbally. Or you can act as if he weren't there. When I used to go to school (I'm home schooled now), there was this boy who used to tease me A LOT. I used to get really mad at him, and I told him to stop it, in a really serious voice. After a while, he finally owned up that he really liked me. That could be the case in your situation. I hope this was helpful! :-)

April 13, 2010 at 11:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

well Emily, you are not alone. I'm 12 and have those problems. A guy at my scholl talks about me saying i'm fat and everything, and all of his friends laugh. I just know it will all come back to him.

April 15, 2010 at 7:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

boys are like that they make fun of people and he probably does it to catch your attention. They think it will make them seem cool and hot to girls, but actually them seem like JERKS!

April 16, 2010 at 5:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have to say boys are JERKS!But stand up for yourself.Show him he's no better than you are! Make girls proud of who we are!

April 17, 2010 at 8:31 AM  
Anonymous Dylan said...

I'm sorry but I accidentally came upon this website for girls. One thing, I'm a boy. But boys tease girls cuz they like them, but if it's anything mean, that means the girls just needs to tell him. I teased a girl I liked in seventh grade, but then I didn't know it was bothering her. She told me and I stopped. Well I better go before one of the pink lockers get me. Bye!

April 18, 2010 at 7:16 PM  
Anonymous lily said...

boys are rude sometimes but all the boys in myclass are nice and i have the same prob but i told and the kids r from diffrent classes.

April 19, 2010 at 6:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

pretend like u don't care and they will quit teasing u. TRUST ME!!!

April 21, 2010 at 5:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's actually really important if that boy is teasing you. but ignoring would make him stop. Trust me, I've gone through that. A kid at VBS kept making fun of me.

April 24, 2010 at 6:08 PM  
Anonymous HANNAH said...

wow some friends you have . just ignore the boy and if the boy doesn't give up on teasing you then you NEED to tell some one. try a councilor. the boy has no right to tease you.and if your friends won't stick up for you then find a friend or friends that will. TRY TELLING THE BOY THIS:STICKS AND STONES CAN BREAK MY BONES, BUT WORDS CAN NEVER HURT ME. try thinking that to yourself too. trust me that will help once it starts to kick in your mind. TELL THE BOY TO STOP. BETTER YET TRY TO TELL THE BOY TO STOP NEAR THE TEACHER.

April 24, 2010 at 9:20 PM  
Anonymous HANNAH said...

DONT WORRY ABOUT BEING A TATTLE TALE. YOU NEED TO TELL SOME ONE. BOYS HAVE NO RIGHT TO TREAT GIRLS LIKE THAT. I FEEL VERY STRONG ABOUT THAT.

April 24, 2010 at 9:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know how u feel. boys can be extremely annoying. I knew this one boy who kept on teasing me. I gave him a choclate candy. and he promised to quit. i think he liked me though. lol. give him something or ingore him. hope it works!!!!! XD

May 12, 2010 at 4:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

help meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee...please.im humiliated from that situation

May 17, 2010 at 8:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

all of the boys in my class make fun of meeeeeee.i hate them!!!!!!!!!the comment above me is mine and goes with this comment.they dont know how sensative i am right now and they got me soooo mad i cried and ran out of the class room.and that was infront of the boy i like too!!! help me.ps the boy i like also makes fun of me.

alexa rose

May 18, 2010 at 10:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yeah boys always tease me. there was this one boy who was the ABSOLOUTE teaser! but if u give him something ( i found out) He'll stop. Most of the time when boys tease u, it means they like u. so GOOD LUCK

May 25, 2010 at 7:39 AM  
Anonymous lilly said...

i have the same problem with a boy in my class he goes around all day pushing me anoying me.but you know what i do is tell him that he is being childish and telling him to grow up and leave me alone.it worked for a few months then he starded it again and i told him that i have fellings and that he doesnt realise that and has now stoped,

good luck.hope this helped you!!!

from lilly

May 25, 2010 at 11:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He might be anoying you beacause he likes you. The reson he might do that is because if he bothers you, you wouldn't think that likes you. Some boys do that.

May 29, 2010 at 7:15 PM  
Anonymous hannah said...

boys can be jerks. but what you can do is when he sarcastically asks you out you can say"oh were you talking to me" and if he calls you a name then say "in your dreams" and just ignore him. he may even like you. just dont be mean to him though. that can acually hurt. well find friends that are willing to stand up for you.

June 1, 2010 at 7:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Boys are stupid jerks so don't worry

June 2, 2010 at 9:04 PM  
Anonymous Avery-Beth said...

Well......
unfortunatly i have the same prob!!! What u do is mostly just ignore him but if it gets ridiculus try to ovoid them or say something bold like " If u rnt madly in love with me leave me alone!!!" that'll shut em' up!

June 17, 2010 at 11:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Girl, there is this boy named Brandon that sits next to me. We sit on the same bench in my classroom. Everybody in my class can tell that he's a big gigantic gerk and that we fought more than once but our teacher has never seen us and he is so sexist. He touched my breast once and when I told a teacher he lied and said he didn't do it. So i know how u feel.

Be Pink!

June 19, 2010 at 7:19 PM  
Blogger Ellen said...

grrr I had a boy like that so here is what u say " yeah ur the one to speak!" ok if a teacher comes this is what u say, " ok yes i did say that but it was self defence! he was bulling me " ok then start to cry or look bewilderd!

June 21, 2010 at 8:28 AM  
Anonymous Rachel said...

Usually, a guy acting towards a gal like this, means he likes you.

June 24, 2010 at 8:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

avoid the person or tell the person u being tooo rude . i think they basicly like u . thats what i think. but some do it for fun. go tell a trusted adult if u cant handle the problem by yourself .hope this works:)

June 28, 2010 at 12:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

its a boy i like he is so cute i think he likes me to i told him i like but everyone else like him to cause he super duper cute even my bff

July 1, 2010 at 5:29 PM  
Anonymous melissa said...

Your friends aren't real friends if they won't help you! I know how you feel just ignore him!

July 7, 2010 at 1:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

whenever some1 annoys me i say something that puts them off gaurd. 4 example:

1. Thanks! I didn't know that!
2. Really!?!
3. If I vallued your opinion than I would care about that
4. (gasp) No Way!

July 18, 2010 at 6:37 PM  
Anonymous Grace said...

Just tell him "CUT IT OUT!!!"

July 22, 2010 at 6:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OMG!!!! i had ethe exact same problom in 4th grade he use to say this"fat girl" "stinky girl" & so much more & finally i told my mom & she was like "ignore it honey" yah i didnt do that i just told him like this straight outa my diary this is EXACLY what i said "listen im tired of you calling me fat stinky & ugly & im tired of it so leave me alone & make a friend so instead of spending every recess & lunch making fun of me you can have a friend ton talk to" & this past year he asked me t go out with him & i laughed & said i dont go out of people who makes fun of me so i hopes this works

August 4, 2010 at 11:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am bullied a lot of time but I just laugh at tyem they'll stop when they're tired and they'll bully someone else

August 7, 2010 at 9:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

theres this boy in my class and hes really mean.try to tell him to stop but dont be mean be polite.if he doesent stop tell your mom or a teacher.theyll take care of it

November 13, 2010 at 8:53 PM  
Anonymous H.L. said...

You should stand up for your self first. Then, if it doesn't work tell a adult. (besides I know how you feel, This happened to me before.) :)

January 8, 2011 at 11:52 AM  

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