1. A: That sounds like a terrible plan.
B: Oh, we've had worse.
2. Why do they call it beauty sleep when you wake up looking terrible?
3. The gain for the victim is in the fact that he can get people to stay and take care of him — for who could ever really leave the poor victim without feeling terribly guilty. In this way, victims often bully others into all kinds of care-giving, running the gamut from providing financially for poor victim, to literally making all of his choices for him. The victim typically knows exactly what buttons to push in others to get them to begin or continue to take care of him. Indeed, quite often the bully identity lurches backward into his shadowed victim identity, as a means of justifying his abuse of others.
4. It’s so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.