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Coping with other people’s reactions as a young person
Advice and tools to help you cope with comments, questions and staring from other people, as well as guidance on bullying and how to stop it.
It can be upsetting when you notice people staring at you. We look at why people stare and how you can cope.
You might sometimes get asked questions about the way you look. This page can help you decide how to respond.
It can be difficult if people say hurtful things about the way you look. This page offers advice on ways to react.
On this page, we share four things you can do to help you cope with other people’s reactions to the way you look.
People who look different sometimes experience bullying. We share some advice on how to stop this behaviour.