Question No. 16: Why are 6th grade girls so mean and unfriendly?

What an excellent question. Let's help Bailey figure this one out.

Dear PLS,
Why are girls so mean in sixth grade? They have groups and think they're popular. I'm sick of it. Some advice?:)
Bailey, 11

I sigh at this question because I think it's really LARGE. Why are people mean at all - whatever their age? But I'll give it my best shot.

I think girls are sometimes mean because they don't feel very confident. Sixth grade is a little wobbly because it's the first year of middle school. Everyone is kind of terrified that they will have no friends, will never be popular, and/or never get that certain someone to notice them.

I don't like it one bit, but girls might feel more confidence by sticking together in tight, impossible-to-break-into groups. They feel they belong because they don't let others into the group. And sometimes being mean and pushing people away becomes something this group does as an activity. It stinks, but I think that's why it happens.

What can you do? Here's the good news: You can create your own "in crowd" and it can be a nicer kind. All you need is a good friend. Two or three makes it even more fun. And you guys can hang out together and try not to worry to much about anyone else. By being nice to people, in general, your group might become popular for all the right reasons.

Agree with me Pink Locker girls? Any other advice for dealing with 6th grade meanies?

Think pink!


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Anonymous 2cool said...

well i have i'm home schooled so i's guessing that 6th grade girls are mean because, well they just started middle school and they don't know what it should be like. i'm just guessing tho.

June 27, 2011 at 8:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Im going into seventh and so i get what you mean about mean girls. what i did was make friends with other people. people that were nice and we got to be super good friends. If making friends for you is hard, go to a teacher you trust and/or a school counselor and tell them how you feel. They will listen and try to help you.Hope this helps

June 27, 2011 at 10:14 PM  
Anonymous ReneeSongLover said...

There are so many mean girls at my school! The way I deal with them is to act bored and not offended because a bully's main goal is to make others feel bad so that they can feel better about themselves. Just remember that in a few years, the things that they think are so important now won't matter to them anymore! You'll always be the better person no matter what they say! :))

June 27, 2011 at 10:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know how you feel. Just ignore them because in my school, they do the same. Do not react because bullies look for a reaction. Just hang with your friends, don't react to bullies and you will be fine! :)

June 28, 2011 at 10:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i am in the 6th grade and i know how it feels and its scary and you'd do anything to feel confident again and a way to do that is to be mean and hurt someone else and you have to think about their moods too because they will be starting puberty about now and their hormones will be all over the place and sometimes people just being near me is annoying so id take that out on people im soo not saying its right just you gotta think about it but if it gets really bad you should tell a older friend xx

June 28, 2011 at 3:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am a 7th going on 8th and trust me I was just like you and i had some trouble the first full day of school... I pucked right in the middle of the hall way and every one just stared and didn't even help me! But I hope my experince helped you!! Good Luck Bailey!!

June 29, 2011 at 12:54 PM  
Anonymous Paige said...

For all of you girls already in Jr High- do u have any advice for us girls going into Jr High Cuz I am REALLY nervous

June 30, 2011 at 2:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the advice. I'm nervous if the girls in 6th grade are mean.

~ Myah Makana

July 1, 2011 at 1:14 AM  
Anonymous jules333 said...

Paige, here is some advice: (i just graduated from junior high, so i hav had quite alot of experience:)
1. Be yourself: Other people can tell if you're being you, or not. Never be anything less than yourself!
2. Don't let peer pressure get in the way: Alot of the "popular" girls can pressure you into doing something, but others who aren't necessarily "popular" can do it too. If someone tells you to do something, think before you do it, and dont forget that you have a mind of your own too!
3. Focus on the important things: Junior high is kinda in the middle... actually it IS in the middle. You have more responsibility (yay!) but you are still looked at as a whole student body (not yay), so if one person makes a bad choice, it affects the rest of the student body. But, dont let pressure or anyone but you get in the way of the important things: grades, healthy friendships, staying active, and (most importantly) your happiness!
4. Reach out to others: Junior High is a good time to find the REAL friends you want to hang out with. The people you want to surround yourself with effect you so greatly, and you want to go down a successful path in school right? DDont be shy (its ok if you do though), just try to overcome it for this situation: You kinda get to know some one in your class or your grade that you have never met before,and they are kind to others and you want to be friends with them, just be nice and go up to them first. Who knows... you might end up with a great friendship!
5.Avoid bullies, dont be a bystander, and dont partake in gossiping: gossiping is one of the most hurtful things in junior high, because word spreads really quickly. If there is spreading gossip about you, tell a trusted adult- its not fair to you, and its not even true! Dont be a bully, avoid bullies(they are just not the people you want to lead you down a certain path), and dont be a bystander! Being a bystander is just about as bad as being a bully! Keep a good reputation-reputations are important- and stick up for others and for what you know is right!!!
I hope these helped, and good luck in junior high!
Oh, and one last thing: dont be nervous, everyone will love you for you, and no one can take that away from you!!! :) BEST WISHES!!!!! <3

July 1, 2011 at 10:18 PM  
Anonymous Josie said...

Insecurities are why a lot of people are mean. Just keep your head up and don't sink down to their level. ;)

July 1, 2011 at 11:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree with you,jemma!well,i have a little advice for 6th graders!don't always fighting,you're not suppose to fighting because it will make your friendship broke up.

July 2, 2011 at 4:06 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dont worry there's always going to be a mean girl(s).Im really snarky and not afraid to stick up for myself. I just tell people to back off and they do. Confadince is key

July 3, 2011 at 7:18 PM  
Anonymous cupcake3010 said...

you want to know why here so mean because there insecure at this part of there lifetime so try find different friends at this stage

July 5, 2011 at 12:53 AM  
Anonymous Ashley said...

Bullies(popular people) make fun of people because it makes them
"cool" and they feel good about it. Not only girls do it, guys do it too. Also I noticed that bullies DON'T make fun of people that are in big
groups and people who defend themselves very strongly. The reason why is because those people will ALWAYS find a comeback for the bully/bullies. I'm not saying that you should come back with a rude comeback though. Last of all, the thing you should do when you're being bullied is, not react and ignore it. Remember NOT to give an offended reaction. If the bully keeps doing it again, and again, you should give the
a serious look and tell them to stop. If that doesn't work, go talk to an adult. However, I prefer going to the school counselor because he/she is meant for these kind of situations.
~(p.s Do you think what I wrote was resonable?(Please leave a comment and tell me.Thanks!)

July 5, 2011 at 12:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

In my district, sixth graders are in elementary school and seventh grade is the first year of middle school. If this is how your school is, mabey they are mean because they feel older and think they get to boss people around because of it. Also, are ALL sixth grader mean? I'm going into sixth grade after this summer is over and I don't plan to be mean.

July 5, 2011 at 4:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I totally know what you're going through because I got bullied in 6th grade. The thing about those "groups" that form because they all wear cool clothes or whatever, is that they always have drama and arguing at some point. Oh, and here's what to say if someone bullys you, Example: "You're fat" "If you think I'm fat, you sould see my MOM!". People never have anything to say to you after that becuase they're totally confused. Or even if someone just looks at you like, "eww" (i'm familiar with that one" say "If you think I'm ugly, you should see my MOM!"

July 5, 2011 at 6:30 PM  
Anonymous sara101 said...

i dont really know wat to say to this exept for i give all you guys my support. ashley yes wat u said was resonable. this question also kinda makes me sad i am going into 7th but had a wonderful 6th grade. this may be because almost all the girls already knew each other since my school is k-8 and since we have a super small middle with only 7 6th grade girls in the class and 5 7th graders in the class. wish all of you luck! remember bullies r wrong you are fine just the way you are.

July 6, 2011 at 10:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm going into 6th grade and there was this one "posey" in 5 th grade and they r going to the same middle school as me... One of the people in the group was my like best friend for half the year then she started hanging out with these 2 other girls and disclosed me so I know what ur saying but I just forgot about them and found some new friends and hung out with them!!!
Good luck!!

July 8, 2011 at 11:21 AM  
Anonymous Annie said...

I just finished 6th grade and going into 7th. Don't worry! just be yourself and you might not be with the populars, but you will make smart friends. when i entered 6th grade, since i skipped a grade, I was 10 years old. Amazing,, right. None of the populars girls wanted to hang out because they were too into talking and talking. Honestly. all the popular people do is talk. But, by the end of my sixth grade year (i was 11) , i had made 13 NEW friends!

July 11, 2011 at 8:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey for those people going to Middle School (especially for Paige)..its really not scary becuase you're living the moment and you feel so grown up. Bullies,theres no bullies ..just mean people but you should never listen to them and stick with you're friends . They should defend you. And if you are new totally friendly and have contact with everyone,just like me now i have 2 best buds and were like bread and pb&j!!! Another thing is being yourself crazy ,spontaniouse, or weird..hahaha it doesnt mater really becuase middle school is like a whole new dimension with different species;0 haha...
so dont be scared and the reason that 6th graders are going to be mean is becuase there jerks,heartless,or jealous for dumb reasons. Talking to a counselor could be a big help or a close teacher who you like .I am on my way to 7th grade and I'm planning to be nice to new 6th graders:]

July 12, 2011 at 5:16 PM  
Anonymous Tyla said...

I just finished 5th and I'm going into 6th, so I don't know about 6th grade girls, but in 5th grade I just tried to ignore them. Chances are they're jealous,so just try to find some friends that are nice. You can just stick with them. Don't listen to the popular girls.

July 12, 2011 at 7:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Im going to the eight grade and I'm twelve. Started school early and sixth grade girls are so mean because they just want to try to intimidate you. I was in the same situation and then I made cheer team and they backed down because I proved they are no better than me. Just ignore them.j

July 14, 2011 at 12:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess 6th grades r so mean n act rude coz of their first year in middle school..n yeah! they do show off with their gang..
All U can do? Ignore em :)

July 15, 2011 at 6:11 PM  
Anonymous Samantha said...

I know .. because they are mean to me too
maybe its because they feel that they have the right to do that and mostly because they are older than you

but I think they are on their periods...

July 17, 2011 at 11:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They ask tough so they don't have to get picked on by other people!!!

Think PInk!!

July 18, 2011 at 2:43 AM  
Anonymous LovePink said...

I was just in sixth grade and everyone was kinda moody and they changed friends. I lost two of my best friends in the same week )-: Anyway, I think that everyone changes and gets mad in sixth grade so it affects their mood. good luck with your problem though!

July 19, 2011 at 8:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i was a sixth grade girl and i was actually 1 of the nicest kids there i have friends that are alot younger then me and everyone except 1 girl liked me and i moved out from a diff. state also and i already dealed with the girl drama.but it was also my birthday on the first day of school and broght out cupcakes that were pokemon and twilight.but the point is not every 6th grade kid is mean and unfriendy some are really nice.and im mean to 1 person my lil brother thogh but were family so thats normal.

July 21, 2011 at 10:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was a sixth grader last year, so I know where you're coming from. I also moved right before school started, so I didn't know anyone! What I did was look around. The girls who wore high fashion clothing and pointed around were the snobby ones (you know when you see 'em). I looked around for some other, nicer people, and went and introduced myself. The "showoffs" (Fine. I fit in with that group) can be really snobby, but some are nice. Just be careful! :)

July 23, 2011 at 6:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Okay,here's some advice:
1)Just ignore them,their just jealous!
2)Okay here's some imformation that I've never told anyone else.I have just recently finished sixth grade and theirs this girl that I thought was my friend,until she got into Plymouth High.suddenly,she started to get snobby by not inviting me to her 11th birthday party and i was upset seeing as we were serposed to be best friends and then she went of with a group of fith graders.
So what I'm trying to say is be careful who you trust and as far as bullies come don't show that you care and they should eventually stop.

July 25, 2011 at 4:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi, im about to go into the seventh grade and i can relate to that last year. all the girls were split into groups...i felt so left out. But you can do what i did, just ignore it

July 26, 2011 at 9:29 PM  
Anonymous Shine said...

I've these people for awhile whatever u say they manage to make fun of u for it I just ignore it stand up for myself and hang with friends they don't stop but I feel better

July 26, 2011 at 10:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

dear baily i was ignored for three years then one day i came home and was sad i asked my mom why the girls in my class were so mean she said that there moms are mean to then she said that i am pretty and some day u will have a friend who will be there for u the next school year i made friend

July 27, 2011 at 1:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know its hard to belive but you don't have to belong to that one popular group. Most of the time they aren't really all that popular, they just want to feel better about who they are, so they make you feel worse. Keep your head up and remember just because everyone else is doing it that doesn't mean you have too.

July 27, 2011 at 5:16 PM  
Anonymous phoebe said...

i used to want to b popular, not anymore. you grow out of it. i mean in 20 years when you're grown up will it matter who you hung out with, what you wore, if you had 15 boyfriends, or if you were popular?

July 29, 2011 at 10:54 AM  
Anonymous Love Pink said...

All u have 2 do is have good friends!! It doesn't matter how geeky or weird or popular or unpopular they r. I learned that when my untrue friend left me 4 the popular people!! She didn't know we were her real friends.

August 1, 2011 at 2:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

just be you self and hang out with the people you feel more comfortable around and its alright to have more then three friends the more the better.

August 2, 2011 at 12:14 AM  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

Hey I'm going into 8th grade this year and I actually have noticed that your right. 6th graders could be a little "wanna-be popular" and stuff because they want to fit in with the other big kids, and maybe even have new friends. Get your own little group of friends, its the only way to survive!

August 3, 2011 at 9:47 PM  
Anonymous SportyRiley!:) said...

i think girls are mean beacause they are just trying to impress the guy that they like or their "friends". just ignore them and try not to say anything to get back at them! just hang with your friends!

August 5, 2011 at 12:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I had the same problem in sixth grade. It may seem like the girls are mean and rude just because they dont like you but really they are insecure. They are worried about starting a new school and they think that by putting other people down that will bring themselves up. You just have to remember to ignore bullying and stay close to good friends that will always support you.
Hope this helps:)

August 8, 2011 at 1:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i had this thing in elemantry school where if somebody was mean or rude it was called the 5 steps 1.ignore 2. move away 3.ask politely to please stop 4.ask firmly to stop now 5.get an adult involved

August 10, 2011 at 4:42 PM  
Anonymous dadazzlingstar said...

my school is divided into 3 parts but in the same building. i am going to the 7th grade and i just want to give a few tips to those of you who are constantly being bullied.
2.don't move away. i'm sorry anonymous, but in my opinion, moving away will only motivate bullies. i don't mean to go against your opinion, it's just my philosophy that if you just stay rooted to the ground( not really ) and ignore that person, the bully will get disheartened and go away.
3. try to be as polite as possible. bullies usually become bullies because they've been treated badly by their peers, parents, guardians or people they look up to, so try to get the bully to tell you why they became bullies and reason with them. if they were bullied, what gives them the right to bully other people???violence is not the answer, neither is have to go out there, confront your fears and don't look back.
4.if the bully doesn't have a rough past and still bullies you, you have to be polite and sarcastic.example:"yes, i do know that this pair of shoes are really cheap, but excuse me, that shirt does look so outdated. where did you get it from??your grandmother's, i presume.*bully looks furious*. well, i have to be somewhere pronto, i'd best set off now. you have a good day, ok??and make sure you shop at the right place next time. toodles!!* walk away*. it may be okay to bully the bully once in a while but i do not recommend making a habit out of it, i really don't.

August 18, 2011 at 4:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

dont worry u just gotta stand up for yourself. girls like that(bullies) r usually trying 2 b apart of the crowd.

August 19, 2011 at 3:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really recommend that you girls should watch the movie mean girls 2 because that will show you how to deal with it in a good way and the bad way so i recommend watching that!

August 20, 2011 at 12:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't know for sure but mostly because of populare and unpopulare kids. Kids are always going to be mean it all starts or around 6th grade or so. So don't get upsat if you are getting bullied or picked on. Trust me it used to happen a lot the best thing to do is ingore it.

August 24, 2011 at 10:04 PM  
Anonymous ♥Immy♥ said...

ok... i feel left out becuase some girls that are those "5th grade meanies" think me and my friends are the "5th grade meanies".All's those girls do is mark-up the bathrooms,put water on people at the waterfountain, and hack into other girls lockers and find PERSONAL items!So the one day they where picking on me and my friends because we didnt want to be around them,i aksed the head girl if it ever caoncerned them that MY girls...dont care about what they say or call us!!
After wards she and her group left me and my group alone...for a only mounth!Then we KNEW it was time to take it to the guidence-office,that didnt work and it went on till the end of the school year!! Now i am scared it's gonna happen agian!!But me and my girls got it all under control!!

September 2, 2011 at 2:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maybe they were bullied earlier.

September 5, 2011 at 1:23 PM  
Anonymous ♥Immy♥ said...

yea....mabey so??thanks anonymous

September 5, 2011 at 5:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi, I was a sixth grader last year and I would like to speak up. I'm guessing you are in 5th grade, I know what your feeling. Sixth grade girls get what your feeling from the eighth grade girls and I hope they did not call you even close to the names that I was called. You probably have never even heard some of the words they have called me and my friends and you should be glad. As for us being mean to you, I would like to apolagize on the behalf of all sixth grade girls, " I know how it feels and I am deeply and completely sorry." I wish I could go apolagize to those other girls but, I moved out of state and I don't have a phone. You'll understand whenever you start, please don't hold it against us. WE SAY THINGS WE DON'T MEAN.... AT ALL!!!

September 6, 2011 at 10:04 PM  
Anonymous Hannah said...

well not all sixth graders are meanies I mean I wasn't I had younger friends and go along with them. but I know what you mean like at my school there was a group of supoosely all the "cool people" thta are sixth graders. they were ok and they thought they were all popular and they probably did that because the when they were sixth graders they got bossed around by sixth graders so they want to act older

September 8, 2011 at 6:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am in 6th grade and i dont approve of this some girls are and some girls are not i know im in the middle

September 11, 2011 at 4:39 PM  
Anonymous Lexi said...

i know how you feel. i personal am not in 6th im in 5th, but for the past two years all the girls think its some kinda of high school reality joke. look up/read quotes it makes you feel better. Also keep a diary it helps you wright down your feelings. Dont forgot to talk to your mom or a girl adult that you know can help. if it gets bad, you might feel like a tattle tale but tell the counsler. They might not become your BFF but atleast they wont be SO mean right? Hope my advice helps and i promise you i dont like mean girls either, they are kinda full-of-themsleves, not to be mean, Hop it helps! :)

September 18, 2011 at 10:35 AM  
Anonymous gussie28 said...

Hey! I was shocked when I read this. At my school (private) 6th grade girls are mean because they feels older. Probably because they are in middle school and not in elementary. They are also in the age of developing where girls can get very picky on who sees them and you know. That is all I can tell you. I know people always say "be yourself" if you really want to fit in. Hoped this helped!

September 18, 2011 at 10:38 AM  
Anonymous Kay-Kay said...

Dont worry many girls in 6th grade think their all that. just ignore them. one day theyll think ur cool!!!!!

September 19, 2011 at 7:16 PM  
Anonymous Becca Boo said...

Imagine how I feel, I will be going to an all girls school until I graduate!!!

There is a girl in some of my classes that really drives me NUTZ! She bullies me and pushes me around, but what I do is just pretend I'm not sad and feel like punching something. Thats right. Cool and confident.

There will be mean girls everywhere, the best you can do is just ingnore them and stay out of their way (Thats how I survived fifth grade, half of the kids were bullies!)

Hope I helped!

September 26, 2011 at 6:47 AM  
Anonymous Katharina said...

there was a girl when i was in 3rd, and she acted a LOT like a 6 grader, but not all 6 graders are mean. i was kinda friends with them, & they were really nice.

September 27, 2011 at 7:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was a 6th grader last year, and I talked to the popular people like ALOT last year. I was even in a "group" last year, and anybody could join! It was fun, and I got to be myself. But don't worry just ignore them and hang out with your friends.

September 30, 2011 at 6:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm also in your position.The girls are most likely jealous of you. I suggest staying by your friends,there's safety in numbers.

October 2, 2011 at 1:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ignore them, once they see YOU don't care, they'll eventually get tired of bugging you. Don't let them ruin your day!

October 8, 2011 at 12:06 PM  
Anonymous Priya said...

just simple ignore them when they bully u just act like u are not hearing looking at one point they themselves will get bored

October 30, 2011 at 5:22 AM  
Anonymous OtakuGirl99 said...

It gets worse... Take it from me. I'm a seventh grader.

November 4, 2011 at 7:42 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

its sad to say that i was in one of those groups in 5th grade.the main girl was very nice to me, but she acted as if anyone that wasnt popular had some type of disease.she even acted mean to our group sometimes.she told us what to do, what to wear, and even what to eat for lunch.if we did something wrong, she would sneer and hold it against us.for example if i wore last years jeans she would say,"whats your problem are you trying to look like a nerd.i wouldnt be caught dead in those jeans."take it from me that it can be horrible for those girls in the group with the mean girl.try being nice to them.the reason they are so mean is because they are insecure.thats why i was mean last year.i felt as though i had to be mean so that people would like me.if they know that people like them they may become nicer to you.but no matter what, always know that they are not worth your worrying.

November 6, 2011 at 10:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't worry! When I was in 6th grade girls were mean too! They just always will be, like in Taylor Swift's song, "Mean"

November 8, 2011 at 3:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi bailey you are not alone im in 6th grade to. Every one I know thinks there cool i have one friend who gets me and im very lucky to have a friend ive been agnored all the way to 5th grade when i met rislyn shes my best friend do u have a friend u trust

November 18, 2011 at 10:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi bailey im in the grade 6 and in every grade some people are mean and in my skool, some af the grade 6 (not me) are mean cuz they wanna fit in or be funny by making fun of someone ect... just ingnore them and just de with ur friends ! ;)

November 22, 2011 at 7:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My friend who said i was her best friend rejected me today @ school when i asked her if she wanted to come over!

December 8, 2011 at 8:08 PM  
Anonymous Abbey said...

I'm a in 6th grade to that is exzactly what is happening. The group I hang out with are all so nice to me and everyone and it does get annoying. They call my group The GGs as in the goody goodies. I get so sick of them but you just got to ignore them. It may make you feel bad but they just are fake. They think you have to where alot of makeup to look cool and you have to have a boyfriend.

December 11, 2011 at 4:43 PM  
Anonymous Doglover:) said...

I understand what you mean, but for me it was mostly fifth grade! I think girls like this are not confident about themselves and have to bring others down to make themselves feel better. I really don't see what they get out of this! Also, they could be jealous of you! If these girls are calling you their friend, they aren't being a good friend. Hope I helped and don't let them boss you around!
"Surround yourself w/ people that lift you up!" -Oprah

December 15, 2011 at 7:45 PM  
Anonymous Doglover:) said...

My philosophy is to kill them with kindness... (figure of speech)

December 15, 2011 at 7:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

im in 6th grade but not a meanie but there are lots of 6th grade girls in my class that think they are so popular and they even all have boyfriends and there only 11 i think its a little too early to have one. They all hang out with the 'boys'(the boys are the popular boys in my grade). I find it really annoying. they also have cell phones and they dont keep it in there bag they put it in there back pocket so you can see it a bit and they text during recess its so annoying. and they wear so much mascara and makeup.

December 19, 2011 at 4:30 PM  
Anonymous GlitzyTiaras said...

My advice to you, and anyone else who has this problem is to try to forget about them. They are going to be mean, and when they realize they are bothering you , sometimes they won't stop because they find bugging you is funny, and that they are perfect, and super popular. Forget them, because they don't matter. And if they start bullying you, TELL SOMEONE you trust, like a teacher, parent, relative, guidance counsler or friend.

December 22, 2011 at 5:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Same with me, I am going into sixth grade, and so many of the girls are so mean, but I'm still in primary school because we have Kindergarten-grade six!!

December 29, 2011 at 11:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love 7th grade its better than 6th youll love it

December 30, 2011 at 10:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm in sixth grade, and all the girls are nice! Not all sixth grade girls are mean! It really depends on the people! But ya I can't wait to go to grade seven!

January 8, 2012 at 12:08 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, this almost always happens in schools! When I was in 5th grade, the pretty, skinny, tall 6th graders would come and tell me "Oh, erm, sorry, but erm, you see -giggle- you're not allowed to sit here." They would pull faces and giggle and point. And it got really annoying too. This is, I think, a society rule, I know, its mean and stupid. But I guess people do like it. They...think its cool to be mean because even when you were being REALLY mean to someone, you still got away with it. An people love getting away with things, cheating, its human. I remember when it was the time for me to go to 6th grade, I would fix up my hair so it was very noticeable, put on a teensy bit of mascara and even wore a tinted lip gloss. Of course, when it came to choosing seats I would choose the back with my friends and the seats near the cooler boys. These things happen, it can be different for everyone.

January 9, 2012 at 5:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm in 6th grade and I have a bunch of meanies. I hope this makes you feel more comfortable to know you're not alone. :)

January 14, 2012 at 8:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah I no how u feel . There are some really mean 6grade girls in my school and there mean to EVERYBODY! ! I just ingore them becuz there just a bunch of meanies and haters . I advise you to just ignore them and act like their comments dont affect you.

February 19, 2012 at 10:17 PM  
Anonymous cuti2 said...

in 6th grade girls are mean cause they think they are better than you because they weara big bra or have their period but dont worry, later on they will learn that stuff never mattered

February 25, 2012 at 1:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i am a 6th grader and i myself think that sometimz i act really mean but i try my best 2 be nice

February 28, 2012 at 7:19 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

First off, there are a lot of true things adults say that are said so often that they seem sort of fake.
1. Bullies are insecure. It's true. I know bullies that confide in me or other people that they're insecure about not being as smart or something. It's really true. Remember that :)
2. Be yourself and they will respect you. It's true. Worked for me tons of times, I'm not even kidding. :)

March 2, 2012 at 11:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thankyou for the advice my dad told me to annoy them to and tell them to say whatever and have a nice day bye. Anyway call me K.S.B.

June 28, 2012 at 2:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Help Pink society!!!! My friend wants to be popular, and she is now , but she has became so mean!!! what do i do?


July 17, 2012 at 7:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Im a 6GG (SIX GRADE GIRL) and i think some of us are mean because we have hormones and mood swings and that makes it difficult for me to be in the best mood every day. But the mood swings eventually end. Just hang in there! :-)

July 31, 2012 at 11:38 PM  
Anonymous Juliett said...

Just forget about her girl! let her know that you are a better person and she doesn't deserve to be your friend:)

August 1, 2012 at 2:45 PM  
Anonymous Juliett said...

Yeah, there is this girl named Jennifer and she has been bullying me since the first day of sixth grade. I don't know what her problem is but for some reason, she's always staring at me and one day, she said that she was going to punch me after school. And worse yet, she lives like six houses away from where i live. But i feel kind of bad for her because she never had a real friend. When school starts, should i try to ignore her for the things she said to me last year or should i just try to be her friend so that hopefully, we can work things out? can anyone please give me some edvice?

August 6, 2012 at 2:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A lot of theese girls told MY friends I was annoying when I' m all like "don't hate me cause I'm beautiful" (but not in a snobbish way) I try hard to smile at everyone and be polite and always be happy and positive but I foldout that this one girl I don't even socialize with named angelica hates me and I'm all like "ummmmm I don't even know you peasant" (alsa just a joke :)) but then Idk I'm in 6th grade I think theese girls are sorta kinda maybe jealous of me?i found out that my friends ex friends friends think I'm like soooooo annoying! But I don't think one of them does anymore because

September 29, 2012 at 10:56 PM  
Anonymous judogirl said...

Bailey, not all sixth grade girl are mean i'm a six and all my friends are like the nices peapole on erath no joke

December 22, 2012 at 8:20 PM  
Anonymous I_Luv_My_Pitbull said...

Well, Im in sixth grade in middle school so the reason why were mean and snobby is because we have to show the older girls were not little and were just like them and dont deserve to be picked on hope this helped :)

April 22, 2013 at 1:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Bailey! I know how you feel. I'm going into 8th grade, and I remember my first year of middle school. Girls in middle school are mean mostly because they believe that middle school is a fresh start, and they don't want anyone to be more popular than them. This is most definitely NOT the sole reason for this, but it's one possible reason. Most sixth grade girls who are like this think that being in middle school makes them a teenager (which I can assure you isn't that much fun). Therefore, they should act better than everyone else.
I don't know if there's really a specific way to stop that. Middle school girls will be middle school girls. But you can try to ignore them. When they're mean (it doesn't matter who they're mean to) stand up to them. They will most likely stop being so rude. Just make some other friends who aren't like that. You'll be okay. Good luck!

July 6, 2014 at 5:55 PM  

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