A mom called out her son for being a bully in a public post on Facebook, and it ended up going viral, with over 50,000 likes and 11,000 shares—but many people questioned whether or not this was the right punishment to give to her son, and some even wondered if this post potentially put her son in harm's way. Here is that post:
Absolutely disgusted that my 12 year old son saw fit to purposefully tread on a new girls foot at school and twist his foot with such force it broke her brand new shoes (causing the heel) to snap.
I’ll tell you something Jacob ( JustPost Rng Photos) if you so much as breath in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner I will personally hand you over to their parents for every demeaning chore they see fit for as long as they do… kiss goodbye to your birthday money as you will be buying the girl a new pair of shoes and a bunch of flowers! #iwillnothaveabullyinmyhouse
After the post went viral, some commenters called the post "dangerous" and said that it could potentially follow her young son for the rest of his life. "Why extend the humiliation?" one person said on Facebook. "Your poor son. This will haunt him forever. A mistake at 12, online now for all to see."
In response, the mom edited the post to read: