Originally Posted by -TW
A kind of "failure filter." A way to sacrifice one's own SUCCESS, as a means of finding out who is UNCONDITIONALLY on our side (+ who isn't).
In the mean time, anyone have any thoughts on this? Maybe it's an already known + discussed phenom. I've never heard of it in any case.
That type of person is likely to be a drama queen, or king
. I call them physic vampires. They'll do anything to find the food they need, which is usually your attention and sympathy.
That's been my experience. There's a good reason that most people abandon them. Those that stand by their side, are food.