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Hurt Feelings

  • By: Robin Marie Kowalski
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Whoever said, “stick and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you,” never interacted with other people. In one of the first studies to explore hurt feelings, people describing how it felt to have their feelings hurt often ...

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