Facebook bullies made me want to kill myself

Nov 26, 2013 by

Bullies joined hate group to taunt her on Facebook

A teenager who considered killing herself because online bullies made her life hell has shared her story in the hope it will help other victims.

Amy Louise Paul, from Peterborough, features in a new video for counselling service Childline who helped her through her ordeal.

She said: ‘When I was 13 I had a disagreement with one of my friends at school and I thought it was all sorted. Then one of my other friends said “she’s made a Facebook group about you for all the people who wish I was dead already.”‘

Amy Louise aged 13 with her mother, Lisa: They have both praised Childline for their support after she was a victim of online bullies

Amy Louise aged 13 with her mother, Lisa: They have both praised Childline for their support after she was a victim of online bullies

She added: ‘The website was shared and sent out to people to join the group and as far as I’m aware many people did.’

People joined the Facebook group and left cruel comments about the teenager.

Amy Louise said the impact of the bullying affected her happiness and wellbeing.

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‘Before the cyber-bullying started I was happy but afterwards I didn’t want to talk to anyone or be around anyone and I even cut myself off from my family, she said.

via Facebook bullies made me want to kill myself: Teenage victim shares her story | Mail Online.

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