Should children be taught to hit back,

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or should they be told to tell an adult when someone hits them? (To clarify, this is another child hitting them)
 
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As in bullying at school? No good ever comes of ratting to school tutors it makes the situation worse. I would teach a kid to smack em right back. And be proud of them if they did.
 

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Teach a child the to have the confidence to stand up for him/herself to and the knowledge to know how to, and you will find that they seldom will have to hit back because they are seldom ever hit to begin with.
 

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I think children should be taught early that starting fights is unacceptable. But they should also be taught self-defense, because sometimes other kids just don't care. And there isn't always a guarantee that an adult will be available.
 

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I think children should be told it's their call, that there's nothing wrong giving back what you're getting, but there's neither anything wrong in reporting someone attacking you.
Fight is like sex, it's only that if both agree to it, otherwise it's an assault.
 
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