Bullying expert and author tackles tough topic in new book, ‘I Can Find My Might’

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The tragic results of bullying frequently make the news: students turning to cutting, bulimia, anorexia, and, in extreme cases, suicide. But what causes children to bully others?

“This will surprise you to learn, but the bully and the victim are mirror images of each other,” says bullying prevention expert Gabriella van Rij.

In her latest book “I Can Find My Might,” part memoir and part self-help, van Rij provides insight into the thought processes of both victim and bully. Through clear language and stories from today’s students, she gives practical guidance on what children should do with this knowledge.

Van Rij joined FOX 4 Monday morning to talk more about her book and bullying.