These people are going to make mistakes and to be a referee I think you have to be a masochist
And though I may be a hypochondriac, at least I'm not a masochist
My God, we'rea nation of masochists
(50 Things ToDo Before You Die,BBC1,Wed).
Almost as distressing to me as the result in those cases has been the reaction of certain Christian organizations; at each successive judicial defeat, some Christian voice is sure to be raised pronouncing it a victory; at each successive humiliation, the cry goes up for more litigation, as though Christians were masochists
whose appetite for judicial flagellation and abuse cannot be sated.
I can't understand how the Log Cabin Republicans could support a man with such a poor record on our issues, unless, of course, they're masochists
We must be masochists
to put up with an annual jamboree that has as much substance as a pop concert - all frills, fancy lights and the same tune as last time.
CALL THEM revisionists or deconstructionists, but recognize them for what they are--American masochists
2) While Freud believed that s/m took on gendered divisions for biological reasons - man's natural aggressiveness and woman's inherent passivity - he also believed that "the nucleus of the unconscious (that is to say, the repressed) is in each human being that side of him [or her] which belongs to the opposite sex," thus allowing for the possibility of female sadists and male masochists
(as depicted in yon Sacher-Masoch's work).
find pleasure in pain, self-mutilators seek relief from distressing emotional states, Briere argues.
In February, FACT published a major broadside aimed at the anti-porners that featured footnoted essays celebrating female sexual expression and opposing censorship, all liberally spiced with photos of leather-bound masochists
and lesbian and gay sex that seem calculated to drive the antiporners into a rage.
UEFA president Michel Platini has claimed the introduction of goal-line technology will lead to "PlayStation football" but admits that referees have to be masochists
to cope with all the criticism thrown at them.
The judge said: "There seems to be quite a few female masochists
around this town, I don't understand it.
searching for the worst comedy of the year need look no further.
There's a 16-year-old marking his first Baja 1000; there's Mario Andretti bouncing down a dirt road and running out of gas, and there are the tough guys driving unmodified pre-1982 VW Beetles, hard-core masochists
whose goal is to simply finish the race.
Or are they simply masochists
for being turned on by the language of their colonial oppressors