There are so many great reviews incoming about my book, but this one, by Madeline Goodwin, is my current favorite.
When I was writing “Gifted, Bullied, Resilient,” I never dreamed that gifted kids, teens, and young adults would read it. And yet Madeline and others have done just that. In fact, at my talk during the SENG 2015 conference last week in Denver, one parent told me that her gradeschool-aged daughter read the prologue and slept soundly for the first time in a long while. As an author, that’s an amazing story. As a human, it’s downright humbling.
I hope you’ll take a moment to read what Madeline wrote over on her blog.
Pamela Price‘s new book, Gifted, Bullied, Resilient, describes the social stigma of being different, the pain of bullying, and the immense strength it takes to get through the damage, short-term and long-term, that such actions cause. For me, it was an eye-opening, third-person view into many of the social struggles I have faced.
In her prologue, Price offers a series of scenarios, which set the tone for her book. She draws from her own experiences as a parent and a professional, and provides a refreshingly honest description of the impacts bullying can have on people, even years afterward. Her tools for handling bullying as parents can be adjusted to fit many adult scenarios, particularly with regard to incidents at schools versus work.
Just recently I had a workplace experience in which my needs as a 2e adult were viewed as laziness, and I became the subject of relational aggression. A few…
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