Some externalize their anger: the system is rigged against them, society is inherently biased against them or towards others. Some, especially those dealing with depression issues, will take it as confirmation that they are worthless, ugly and quintessentially unlovable. Three groups of dogs were conditioned via electrical shocks.This is known as “learned helplessness”; you have been conditioned through negative stimuli to believe that you are powerless, impotent and there is nothing you can do about it. One group, the control, was suspended in harnesses for a period of time.In game design, as in life, when you are continually being punished for seemingly innocent mistakes (or even for doing everything .You may decide that the game is cheating or just impossible.
The lack of experience often means unpleasant social interactions, which disinclines them from trying again.
Everything they do is wrong somehow; they inevitably upset their abuser and as a result are punished, seemingly arbitrarily.
They’ve been conditioned by their abusers that anything they do will result in them being punished – emotionally or physically – and so they are left believing that there are no other options except to do what their abuser wants.
You begin to believe that there is no escape from your problems.
Instead, it simply becomes part of the background radiation of your life, a fact as inexorable and inescapable as gravity and entropy. That negativity becomes a self-reinforcing, self-fulfilling prophecy.