my :2cents:If he or she is allowed to continue the behavior, it becomes habitual. He becomes more likely to surround himself with friends who condone and promote aggressive behavior. He may not develop a mature sense of justice. If he intimidates others to cover up his own insecurities, his own anxiety may increase.
A bully often surrounds himself with a group of peers. He consciously picks and repeatedly bothers the same people. The bullying is not to settle a clear dispute. Instead, the motive is to gain control over others. He may enjoy watching the victim’s reaction.
Patterns of aggression and intimidation can become ingrained.