Masochistic personality is going to be present throughout this post. We proceed towards showing the main masochistic traits in the personality of people. People who defend and talk about themselves positively are normal. Whereas, Masochists delight in disdaining themselves before others. This perversive practice is a psychological illness, that should be treated using drugs. These medications help boost their confidence in themselves.
In this post, we are going to talk about the symptoms of this psychological illness. Accordingly, one should be aware of such a personality, or about oneself, if he or she meets the signs of masochism. It is vital to take into account that a masochist is opposed to a narcissist.
Masochists provoke you to treat them badly
In fact, masochists provoke you verbally so as to disdain them or hit them. Once you respond to their provocation, they delight in being punished. They love others to torture them. Furthermore, The more you belittle a masochist, the more he respects you. On the contrary, the more you are kind to him, he persists in provoking you. A masochist does not provoke you because he wants to exercise control over you! He does so because he wants you to beat him up. This tendency towards self-harming is indicative of the very traits of masochism.
Masochists end their friendships with others easily
They end any kind of friendship for silly reasons. However, the reason for this is psychologically known. Friendship means love, respect, and aid. So, this state of love and care does not appeal to a masochist. This state of happiness does not grant him pain. He wants to create situations where he can derive pain or suffering. It is a bit difficult to know the reasons for this tendency in some patients. Yet, some clinical studies mention that love expressed with violence creates this psychological disorder. Therefore, people should avoid the use of violence while they are expressing their to their partners.
They love criticizing themselves a lot
The reason why they love criticizing themselves harshly is the hunt for pain. They are looking for pain, and do not admit that they have accomplished any task successfully. This type of person does not like to praise them, they get irritated. When you praise a masochist, he talks immediately about himself negatively. So, a masochist criticizes himself continuously. Never praise a masochist, he or she will hurt you verbally to instigate to hurt him or her verbally.
Conclusion: Tips against masochism
In this post, we have learned some symptoms of the psychological illness lest you do some of these practices. First, try to get used not to criticize yourself a lot. Second, Try to talk about your achievements confidently. Third, if someone praises you, do not talk about yourself negatively, but be proud of yourself. Fourth, do not associate love with violence. Because violence is violence, and love is love. Be aware then of those traits and avoid them. Finally, in the next post, we are going to talk about sadism.