The Signs You’re An Emotional Masochist


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The Signs You’re An Emotional Masochist
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, I’ll take a fourth and fifth serving because I’m an emotional masochist.

Do you wonder sometimes if you‘re more comfortable being sad and unhappy? I have a theory that some people fear reaching happiness so they convince themselves they’re pursuing it, but do things like tie their own shoes together or drop banana peels directly in front of the path they’re walking so they trip and slip along the way. That, or they need validation for eating absurd amounts of ice cream & drinking wine by the bottle, and being emotionally distraught is always a legit excuse for an abundance of pick-me-ups. ORyou’re optimistic to a fault, and too hopeful for people and scenarios to improve without you taking action.

Whatever the case, there are some definitive tendencies of the emotional masochist, and here…

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I am a 40+ male PR executive from India. I have deliberately kept my identity hidden so that I can freely, frankly open my heart and share my feelings about people I know from work and outside. Hope you enjoy the resulting emotional free-flow in my posts. I do fear and dread the day when my identity is disclosed and I may be forced to totally delete this blog, unless of course a publisher comes with an interesting offer ;)

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