5 rea­sons be­ing pas­siveag­gres­sive in So­cial me­dia is So Sat­is­fy­ing:

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1 anger­but wit­tyis frowned upon, patama lines com­mis­er­ateare not. with Moreyou with peo­plea fun­ny­will pas­sive-ag­gres­sives­im­ply lashed out. tweet than if you

2 It’s eas­ier to make patama than to con­front your of­fender. Di­rectly ad­dress­ing an is­sue or be­ing as­sertive enough to make changes so it doesn’t hap­pen again is dif­fi­cult. It’s much eas­ier to just whine.

3 Pas­sive ag­gres­sion is more eas­ily de­nied. You can al­ways say you didn’t direct it at any­one or that it was just a funny bor­rowed line.

4 “Re­venge” is very sat­is­fy­ing. In­stead of deal­ing with your own anger, it feels bet­ter to “get back” at some­one for piss­ing you off.

5 It gives you a sense of con­trol. By know­ing you may hurt the per­son your patama is di­rected at, you feel on top of the sit­u­a­tion in­stead of just re­main­ing on the af­fected side.

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