Often, people are mean to others because it satisfies some emotional need of theirs. When people feel down, they like others to feel down too. Sometimes, people take their anger out on others without even realizing, using harsh words and expressions to lash out.
As the adage goes: 'Misery loves company.'
by dashingscorpio 5 years ago
Emotional Baggage: Do you acknowledge your own or just tell others about theirs?These days everyone seems to play "couch therapist". This is especially true in troubled relationships. I believe real change comes from within when an individual is unhappy with (their) life. Have you ever...
by Patricia Scott 5 years ago
Can doing a "good deed" for someone be a source of discomfort to some?A well intended thoughtful gesture may make the one who receives it feel an overwhelming need to repay the gesture. You, of course, will have no way of knowing that in most cases. What to do?
by Daniel Bassilios 3 years ago
To what extent should we tolerate the ethics and morals of others without any kind of intervention?What do you think the limit to tolerance should be before we condemn and target certain points of view which we consider diabolical. For example; the extent to which freedom is free. Certain pressure...
by Paula 8 months ago
Why are so many people selfish and mean, even to family members?Maybe I shouldn't be surprised any more, but why are so many family members selfish and hurtful to other family members? Life is precious, and flying by, and even if someone isn't your favorite person, why can't more just be kind...
by smzclark 6 years ago
Why do some people like to be mean?I really struggle to understand why so many people who live in the same world as me get a kick out of hurting others, are happy as long as someone else is miserable and get horribly angry with jealousy when they see that someone (even a friend or a family member)...
by Kikilari 6 years ago
Thank you for your answers. I seen negative votes on here because they don't obviously believe in God. Who cares what they think of us, the ones that believe in God. I think it is messed up, that the people don't believe in God trash us for what we believe in, harrass us, make fun...
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