If a bully spends enough time with an adult who genuinely cares about them – who is caring but also firm – their heart will begin to soften. When that happens, the bully can even become fiercely protective of other kids. 

This is the second of four videos on bullying, published by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada. Dr. Gordon Neufeld is a renowned Vancouver-based developmental psychologist.imfclogo

Tamara El-Rahi is an associate editor of MercatorNet. A Journalism graduate from the University of Technology Sydney, she lives in Australia with her husband and two daughters.