Do not respond to the cyberbully except to calmly tell them to stop.
If they refuse, you may have to take additional actions.
Most of us can’t afford to take those actions on principle alone.
It’s no wonder that many teens are wrestling with this problem—they see the adults in their lives saying mean and nasty things to others on a regular basis.
Do your part to model appropriate behavior and address any hurtful language when it comes up.
A letter sent from an attorney (on law firm letterhead) to the bully may be all that is necessary to get the bullying to stop.
The problem with this approach is that it can be costly.