Fishing Without Bait 288: Disparaging Characters

Episode 36745 · April 6th, 2021 · 19 mins 21 secs

About this Episode

Jim Ellermeyer and Producer Mike are talking about those who disparage others today.  Whether it be Social Media “stars” or your friends and relatives, it can carry a weight.  We analyze the types of personalties that like laughing at others, fear being laughed at or love being laughed at.  How do these personality types interact with each other?  How can we help others to make ourselves feel better? 

Katagelasticism: Those who like laughing at others

Gelotophobia: Those who fear being laughed at

Gelotophilia: Those who love being laughed at

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The Best Way to Handle Someone Who Puts You Down by Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. - Psychology Today

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