Long story shortened up a bit: Sucks when your kid is showing Bully tendencies. Long Story: Spoiler When I started Grade 7, I came across my first Bully. His name was Matt. He was known the school over a right cunt. He picked on the vast majority of kids in school. Virtually no one was safe, including myself. The normal shit. Getting shoved in the halls, random things thrown at you, etc. His favorite place to be a twat was in the Gym Change Room. He'd escalate shit to the point of repeatedly slamming a head into the change bins. One day, he started in on me. It was Grade 8 by the time my turn got around. I had seen enough to know I'd be in the barrel for a good week or two by his previous M.O. Weird thing was how I was a good 4-6 inches taller, and outweighed him by around 20lbs. I'm changing, back to the room in general, when he shoves my head into a change bin. I stood up, turned around, and looked at him. I asked him not to do it again, or he'd wish he didn't. Fairly tame. Gave him the opportunity to opt out. Of course, in true dick fashion, into the change bin my head goes again from behind. With my back to him, I took hold of the change bin I was using that was at head level, and did this goofy 180' turn and brought my arm down full force. Edge collided with his nose and smashed it all to shit. It was such a mess when he landed I thought I took it clean off. Blood was everywhere. I turned back around, finished changing, and walked out like nothing happened amidst the general chaos behind me. Went to my next class. Maybe 20 minutes later, pair of cops walk in and 'escorted' me out of school. I was suspended for a month and nearly got expelled. Best part was how when I told my Father what happened, he said 'Good Job.' and that was it. I thought I was going to be killed. He was the 'strong/silent type' that was perpetually baked on weed when he wasn't working the rigs. Hardhearted mother fucker. Fast forward to last monday. Apparently my 3 year old has taken a hate on to this one girl in her pre-school class. Some immigrant from an 'Ican' country. Bilingual (which is fine), but isn't too hot with the English yet. My chick tells me said 3 year old pushed this Ican kid and said 'I hate you'. What the fuck? First, we haven't once said 'Hate' in our place, and do a goddam good job of raising her as a kindhearted thing. Reinforced her natural good tendencies by telling her all about being nice to everyone, no biting/hitting, and how to deal with other shitty kids. Second, where the fuck did she pick up this pushing shit? General theory is that she told the Ican she'd play with her later or something, Ican didn't understand and pushed on, and my kid shoved. Low and behold, she's turning into a shitty kid. Again, what the fuck. Took her home that day and drilled it into her head for the next few days about 'being nice' and 'be nice to the Ican'. She professed to getting it, and would be nice, not fuck with the kid, blah blah. Things were cool for the next couple days from what I'm told. Today, I show up to get her, and the Instructor/Teacher pulls me aside. Apparently, 3 year old and the two other girls she hangs with were found pushing the Ican in the stomach and each having a turn at it. My jaw hit the floor. I was stunned. Suffice to say, I'm railing against my kids antics. Let her know how that shit isn't cool, etc, etc, no 'treats' or anything fun as she's in the doghouse. Kids are horrible little creatures. If you don't have one, and are thinking of doing so, don't. Pains in the ass, the lot of them. *Disclaimer* Ican = Jamaican, Dominican, Mexican, etc. No I don't use racial shit around my kid. Yes I'm a paragon of virtue when teaching my kid about life in general, as I'd like to know there's at least one decent human being on the planet when my clock says it's time to die.