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synonyms for masochism

  • flagellation
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antonyms for masochism

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  • sadism
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He is the academic father of the theory of benign masochism.
WHAT WOULD POSSESS SOMEONE TO EAT A CAROLINA REAPER PEPPER? THIS WRITER TRIED TO FIND OUT.LEIGH COWARTSEPTEMBER 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
As social psychologist Brock Bastian writes in his book about the role of suffering in happiness, “Benign masochism characterizes the enjoyment of the conflict that arises when these simultaneous positive and negative emotions are activated.”
WHAT WOULD POSSESS SOMEONE TO EAT A CAROLINA REAPER PEPPER? THIS WRITER TRIED TO FIND OUT.LEIGH COWARTSEPTEMBER 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
If a person deliberately engages with pain, not because they like the sensation of pain but because they like the sensations that come when the pain ends, I think that qualifies as a flavor of masochism.
WHAT WOULD POSSESS SOMEONE TO EAT A CAROLINA REAPER PEPPER? THIS WRITER TRIED TO FIND OUT.LEIGH COWARTSEPTEMBER 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
I think benign masochism is a piece of it, but it’s also the fact that this experience has been associated with the positive, the people they care about in their life, their parents, their siblings.
WHAT WOULD POSSESS SOMEONE TO EAT A CAROLINA REAPER PEPPER? THIS WRITER TRIED TO FIND OUT.LEIGH COWARTSEPTEMBER 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
If you would prefer to skip this exercise in masochism, we completely understand.
DAVE BARRY’S YEAR IN REVIEW 2020DAVE BARRYDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Perhaps the phenomenon is allied to masochism, since anxiety is to a certain extent painful.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
It may be that the actual advertiser is on the lookout for the energetic instructress; here we have to do with masochism.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
I suspect that under many of our professed principles there lurk elements of unconscious sadism and masochism.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
The spiritual masochism of a woman may lead to depths of cruelty rarely understood.
WOMEN'S WILD OATSC. GASQUOINE HARTLEY
We have already mentioned this symptom and have seen the part it plays in some forms of masochism.
THE SEXUAL QUESTIONAUGUST FOREL
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