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I Wonder Why Some Take Joy In Others Suffering

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    They Laugh While We Cry

    The Harsh words The mean voices Sting me like Bullets They laugh at me They tease me for Reasons i dont see I Caint ask them why they do this to me Because if i try I Might as well die For they are met with Things that are worse Yet, The insalts get More and more intense I Caint...
    PainistheGame PainistheGame 16-17, F Nov 20, 2012

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    What Happened to Respect?

    There are different ways of making people suffer. Sometimes it is a direct assault, where you aim comments and snide remarks at them. Sometimes you undermine someone's sense of self, not by insulting them, but by doing those little things that don't matter one at a time, but when...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 3, 2008

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    I Hate It

    It really agitates me. It's actually (& unfortunately) very, very common, more common than some people might realize. The following is quite upsetting, so, if you get upset easily (like me, actually) I would ask you don't read this, but, this is just for some examples...
    Hairstyle Hairstyle 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2007

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    Send me your anger Send me your pain I'll

    inflate it and twist it til it's pretty again Send me your old your sick and your dying all the dead down below that have given up trying Send me your warriors Your worriers Your doddlers & hurriers if you can't swing them by I'll send out my couriers
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F Dec 17, 2014

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    I Seriously Do Not Understand.

    I often think the violence that is shown in TV is exaggerated. I don't find spiteful "jokes" funny. I can't watch when someone crashes when skating and breaks bones or twists limbs. It feels physically bad in my body. Mental violence is the same. I don't...
    Foxaroo Foxaroo 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    I Wonder Why

    I wonder why,Some people,Take joy,In others suffering,It's not on,Can't stand it,Wish it would stop.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2012

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    I Wonder Why Some Take Joy In Others Suffering....

    I wonder why some people take joy in others suffering, it really doesn't make any sense to me, it is like someone takes joy in someone else's pain, and that is really ****** up beyond words. I hate when people are like that. It is like they think that someone's pain and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 18, 2009

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    Spend time with people

    who makes you happy while also not depending on other people for your own happiness. And be honest with yourself and others by saying what you mean and meaning what you say.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2014

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    Does seeing someone else worse then you provide

    you a sense of relief? Do you think " Atleast I'm not that person"? Why do you some people feel this way? Is it a defense mechanism or are we just all partly sadists?
    NewGreenLight NewGreenLight 18-21 2 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    Everybody Does It At Some Point

    Imagine you drive in your car and some stupid guy tries to race you and then laughs at you cuz your car isnt' as good as his. Then all of the sudden he gets a flat tire and has to pull over, of cource you'd laugh would't you?
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 1 Response Jul 3, 2007

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    http://en.m.wikipedia.

    org/wiki/Misanthropy Unfortunately Misanthropists need a place to play as well. (Those who despise humanity.) They are not exactly evil, just dull, profoundly, miserable people. Thankfully there is enough love to go around on EP. What's a few hitch hikers and parasites?
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F Dec 17, 2014

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    Strange

    I wonder why some people are entertained by the shortcomings of others.  I think it's insecurity.  They are unsatisfied with their lives in some way.  Though not the way that they laugh at the other person about.  That's not THEIR problem and since it's not it...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 13 Responses Jun 28, 2007

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    "Title"

    i think we all know WHY. we just know its unfair and no one likes it.
    only1 only1 16-18, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2008

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    I Really Do Wonder Why...

    I really do wonder why some people get amussment, and joy in others suffering. Why somreone thrives on someone hurting, or going through a hard time. It just ****** me off. I mean, how would they feel if other thought of their suffering, and pain as funny. It just makes me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    Schadenfreude

    Scha·den·freu·de  /ˈʃɑdnˌfrɔɪdə/ Pronunciation[shahd-n-froi-duh] satisfaction or pleasure felt at someone else's misfortune. [Origin: 1890–95; < G, equiv. to Schaden harm + Freude joy] Dictionary.com Unabridged...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 1, 2007

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    Others

    I care about other people. I can't understand people being mean to others and enjoying it. It really hurts me that this happens. I am a firm beliver in the saying ( What goes Around Comes Around )
    countryboy52 countryboy52 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 15, 2008

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    The other day my friend Megan's gran was dying

    and she was crying her heart out and what made it worse was a guy made fun of her gran dying in front of her. So when Megan told me about it I hunted the guy down and punched him in the throat after school.
    Smexyshannonxo Smexyshannonxo 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2014

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    Why?

    Why do others get their thrills from other's suffering? Why are there mean people in the world? Why can't others take those who are different and accept us as we are? Why is there so much selfishness? Why do some people think they are better than everyone else? Please tell me...
    Jeanieb Jeanieb 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2007

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    I Never Listened Much to Sarah Palin..........

     But today I heard her say............  "only dead fish follow the stream"    That really made sense to me.   It's too true, here on this site as well as in life !  
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    Why do you hate me For finding her, like you said I should For being happy, like you said I should You told me we were "just friends" but would always be friends. You told me...
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    For so long I’ve only filled with bad luck αи∂ ι ωσи∂єя why? Why I am never noticed? I try so hard!! But no……. No matter what I do,i’m still known as the...
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    This boggles my mind man. Seriously. I can't wrap my head around what makes couples grow apart. Stop seeing eye to eye. Lose connection. Some relationships are bad, toxic...
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    I have no reason and not one person would miss me. I tried, but since I was alone with no help.......fail. Besides, I am not important and I will just be a memory. My life been...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    i respect what he did and what the jews did. if u knew the whole story you wouldnt hate him as bad. i dont think he should have killed innocent people who werent jews though. but i...
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Yes. Some wear tails because they are Furries, and others because they are Therian. Therianthropes are animal or other kin spirits that are inside a human body. PLEASE respect them...
    xWolfQueenx xWolfQueenx 13-15, F Feb 9

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    I want to study psychology in college, because I need to know why I feel what I feel and the science behind it.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 16

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    I still can't answer this question; it is easy to understand but difficult to answer. It is" Why do people fall in love?" Anyone here can answer this question?
    Heyjin Heyjin 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Like if someone is putting you down or saying rude things to you, especially family (which is my issue here), tell them! Don't excuse them just because they're family and you love...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Because Dutch food is everything but nice. Mostly it's just some potatoes mixed with greens and sausages. Nothing special, and defeniatly not my favorite kitchen!
    xForgottenOne xForgottenOne 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I hate my personality and character and behavior so much. What a ******* loser I am sometimes.... I would push me in front of a moving train if I wasn't me. Can anyone possibly be...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F a week ago

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    There's a lot of hate in this world, I just wish that sometimes people could be a lot nicer and easy going
    Jtravelgirl93 Jtravelgirl93 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When you talk to someone everyday for 2 months it seems like a long time but if you don't talk to them for 2 months it seems like its been a week.
    BloodyVictim BloodyVictim 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Listen. I know I am old and pretty much used up. You are right I don't deserve love or happiness. I need to live in the mess I have made of my life. Great. Now leave me alone. It...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 13

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    I do. But I know I just need to remind myself that theres no point taking offense to anything that isnt true and doesnt resemble my life. If thats the case then the person saying...
    R0GUE R0GUE 70+ 2 Responses a week ago

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    Breaking down someone just so that they are broken. Snarling at someone just so they cower. Yelling at someone just to make them cry. Hurting someone to watch the suffer...
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I know this is meant to be a question, but question peeps don't give me serious answers at all. So I want you guys to answer. Seriously.
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 3

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    I don't know if it's because of my experiences or my confessions. Or maybe they just love my name on here.
    cockstroker77 cockstroker77 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    Like to try out with me if any u guys like it to do so
    Anjumsultana Anjumsultana 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I had my tubes tied at 21. Since I was single it was an uphill battle at the time. It is a decision I have never regretted for a heartbeat.
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I was asked when I was going to get married.... I'm only 21.
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I always want guys I can't have, the ones that show me no love and the ones that treat me bad. The ones that do want me and do want to treat me good, I simply don't want. What is...
    psyconautthoughts psyconautthoughts 22-25 Feb 15

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    I'm sorry if I upset you of keep going over the same thing but I can't change the way I am on my own so just tell me what I do that you don't like
    medicalman123 medicalman123 18-21, M Feb 15

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    I'm planning to kill my self today Goodbye everyone
    AloneGirl13 AloneGirl13 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I want to really bad, I hate this. I hate it.
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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