misery loves company


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misery loves company

Miserable people like be to surrounded by those who are equally unhappy. I know misery loves company, but quit trying to bring me down just because you had a bad day at work.
See also: company, love, misery

Misery loves company.

Prov. Unhappy people like other people to be unhappy too. Jill: Why is Linda criticizing everybody today? Jane: Her boss criticized her this morning, and misery loves company. I should probably feel bad because my sister is so depressed, but I'm pretty depressed myself. Misery loves company.
See also: company, love, misery

misery loves company

Fellow sufferers make unhappiness easier to bear, as in She secretly hoped her friend would fail, too-misery loves company. Words to this effect appeared in the work of Sophocles (c. 408 b.c.) and other ancient writers; the earliest recorded use in English was about 1349.
See also: company, love, misery
References in classic literature ?
Even if it has to manufacture it, misery loves company.
If misery loves company, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville might be on to something by putting Patrick Sharp, Ryan Hartman and Brandon Saad on the same line.
We tend to think that misery loves company and that venting will help get rid of our negative emotions, so we continuously talk about all the bad stuff and we forget to talk about the good stuff.
We can't let the negativity sit in - misery loves company and it's what you see in dressing rooms go that turn.
more bearable because, as they say, misery loves company.
EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm and 8pm MISERY loves company, and there's some almost beautiful bonding tonight as Lawrence and Robert discuss their woes.
Misery loves company, and all they want to do is make people as miserable as they are.
For others, they are an enjoyable extension of social drinking 6 when it really does seem that misery loves company.
Misery loves company and McIlroy's fellow big-name playing partner Jason Day didn't have his problems to seek either as he bombed out on 10 over.
While misery loves company, that company will only make the misery worse.
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Elsewhere, misery loves company, but it likes a drink even more - a fact proved by Paddy and Chas as they crack open a bottle or four.
The human spirit thrives on friendly competition, and misery loves company.
If misery loves company, this past month has been good for the coal industry.
They say misery loves company so just know I feel for those of you suffering like me and I hope all of us find the ability to take control of the situation.