'Mean girls' or much more?

Kennedy, Angela
September 2007
Counseling Today;Sep2007, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p8
The article discusses counselor Julia Taylor's detail interventions for relationally aggressive female students in the U.S. Intricately, relational aggression behaviors comprise of spreading and embellishing rumors, exclusion, social isolation, gossiping, eye-rolling, sarcasm and attempting to pit one friend against another. Taylor points out that if everybody feels that they belong and they feel useful, then it reduces the need to act out, misbehave and sometimes bully.


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