As one example, when the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) first appeared, it was seen primarily as a homosexual disease or a disease that afflicted very poor Africans.
Without psychological maturity, early love, no matter fully involved or just adoring super stars, raises the danger of anxiety and depression for those afflicted.
It's like that old saying about what good preaching is, good preaching is supposed to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.
Hopefully, these agoraphobia facts have helped those not afflicted in understanding what a debilitating and difficult illness agoraphobia is.
There are reports that many of those afflicted with BIID have reportedly felt the compulsion to amputate or paralyze the limbs as early as childhood.
They were stoned, they were cut asunder, they were tempted, they were put to death by the sword, they wandered about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being in want, distressed, afflicted.
Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, wherewith the LORD hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.
You told me my kindness would only push you to be more dependent on him, which afflicted the most pain on me, for I have become the catalyst between you two unexpectedly.
And if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday.
You might get dumped, divorced, or fired, make a fool of yourself in public, be afflicted with a demeaning nickname