Many Histrionics also believe that the more you deny yourself, the better you are as a person. Viewed in this context, anorexia is the height of nobility. Histrionics are also frustrated and angry. Not that they would admit it. They will, however, point out the well-documented fact that they do for everybody else, but nobody even listens to them. All they can do is keep giv- ing, suffer in silence, and throw more fuel on the subterranean fires that keep them burning with resentment.
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