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What do you do when someone hurts you for no reason?
They will help you develop some new techniques and keep you from reacting to new hurts in old ways.
- Recognize the offense for what it is.
- Resist the tendency to defend your position.
- Give up the need to be right.
- Recognize and apologize for anything you may have done to contribute to the situation.
- Respond, don’t react.
When people enjoy hurting your feelings?
Someone who gets pleasure from hurting or humiliating others is a sadist. Sadists feel other people’s pain more than is normal. And they enjoy it. At least, they do until it is over, when they may feel bad.
What causes your feelings to be hurt?
The Pain of Hurt Feelings When a person’s feelings are hurt, the area of the brain responsible for the affective component of pain is activated. That is, they experience the psychological distress of pain. One of the most common experiences that hurts one’s feelings is rejection.
Why do we automatically feel hurt when others hurt us?
The reason we automatically feel hurt is this: We believe the other?s voice to be the truth about who we are. Their idea of us and way of treating us supersedes our own beliefs about ourself. When this happens, our hearts lay wide open to receive the unconsciousness of others.
Why do people who are emotionally hurt tend to be unconfident?
People who are emotionally hurt usually are very unconfident because they’ve been belittled too long and don’t trust their point of view anymore. They live in a continuous cycle of doubts and need constant reassurance that they are on the right track.
Why do we inflict pain on the people we love?
It’s impossible to go through life without causing hurt to those people we love. We may have to do this for their own good—for instance, when we need to be firm with a child who we believe is engaged in destructive behaviours. We may inflict pain on another person when we need to do what is right for us, such as leaving a relationship.
Why do emotionally hurt people feel depressed?
If someone has been emotionally hurt, they tend to perceive negativity more intensely than others. That is why emotionally hurt individuals often feel depressed – usually because they dig deeper into the bad things that happen to them.