(1) These processes are contrasted with masochism as explanations of self-directed wit.(2) Algolagnia is a psychiatric term covering sadism and masochism .(3) Essentially, Robert and I are both dominants, but we're dominants who like to play with sadism / masochism in the context of our sexual relationship.(4) Sadism and masochism , like fetishism, annex pleasure to established systems of desire.(5) Will can never be satisfied; pain is basic to it; life is masochism .(6) isn't there some masochism involved in taking on this kind of project?(7) Sadism and masochism might be taken as extreme manifestations of the roles of the sexes as encoded by society and (in the view of many) by biology.(8) So we are suffering both humiliation and masochism .(9) But going back to topic├ö├ç┬¬ Can there be a sexual relations with sadism / masochism or domination/ submission without having psychological abuse?(10) Still, it's not easy to speak of masochism for long without invoking sadism, and vice versa.(11) Unlike sadism, which depends upon action and immediate gratification, masochism savors suspense and distance.(12) At the same time, Freudian psychoanalysis offers an understanding of the formations of sadism and masochism as complementary and vacillating.(13) There is a certain masochism involved in reading his novel.(14) Yet her sexual masochism is oddly mixed with non-erotic desires for an omnipotent caretaker, infantile wishes that parallel his yearning for divine love.(15) That ballet continues to enlist and attract thousands of young girls cannot be entirely due to false consciousness or masochism .(16) Call it instinct, masochism , whatever - but most women want children, continue to accept the role of primary carer, and reap psychological and emotional sustenance from motherhood.