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There are many types of bullying; many words and actions that can be said and done but the outcome can have costly consequences. Social hostility can be harmful to the adolescent stage especially with technology and social media in the forefront of today’s world. Cyberbullying is incredibly common and on the rise with numbers of teen suicide going up. According to the CDC and Prevention, “suicide is the third-leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year old’s after accidents and homicide.”. At times, everyone feels like they need to depart from difficult situations or to rid of all emotional pain being brought to them. Suicide is the ultimate escape with no turn-backs. “Of every 10 potential suicides, 8 give warning beforehand,” (p.480) a terrifying statistic, knowing that 2 out of 10 people give absolutely no warning signs prior to ending their life. Reviewing Erik Erikson’s psychosocial stages theory, he puts emphasis on the adolescent stage, ego identity vs. role confusion, warning that it is the most crucial stage of a

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