I Wonder Why Some People Thrive On the Pain of Others

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    Holding Grievances Is An Attack On God's Plan For Salvation.

    The ego's plan for salvation is the opposite of God's, we have not yet emphasized that it is an active attack on His plan, and a deliberate attempt to destroy it. In the attack, God is assigned the attributes which are actually associated with the ego, while the ego appears to...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jul 20, 2013

    I Want To Move Forward. Why Are You Holding Me Back?

    I am a person. To you, I am just a burden. I have a name. To you I am just a room and bed number. I have rights. To you, I am an animal. I have a mind. To you, I am feeble. I have a dream. To you, I am a nightmare.
    tattedgirl311 tattedgirl311
    41-45, F
    Mar 5, 2010

    I To Wonder Why Some People Thrive On The Pain Of Others

     I to wonder the same....how can people be so ignorant and cruel, selfish and empty to thrive on pain of others? my father was one of them, along with a few other family members......  I think people have a sick mind, and fighting their own demons inside, so they...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 26, 2010

    The Story Of My Life

    My parents seemed to enjoy my pain and mental anguish, although I've come to realize they're both so self absorbed that their inability to be concerned with my basic needs was the issue.  It doesn't make it hurt any less, but the intentions weren't necessarily there.  ...
    SheShocks SheShocks
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 16, 2010

    Thriving On Others Pain!

    I know people like this on EP...  I think they are sick and cruel.  I also know a man all to well who appears to thrive on causing as much pain as he can.  Do people just do it to see how much you can take?  Do they do it because it's fun to them or maybe...
    tks tks
    36-40, F
    22 Responses Sep 15, 2009


    I have been contemplating all of the needless suffering on the planet, including yours and mine.My constant suffering through the never ending distortions and behaviors of my narcissist ex-spouse (and Mom to my kids) inadvertently helped to enlighten me to see the mother of all...
    NarcissistVictimHelp NarcissistVictimHelp
    1 Response Nov 25, 2011
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