Expressive Aggression

Expressive aggression describes the situation when an individual is committing aggressive behaviors because it gives them pleasure. The individual is typically not intending to hurt the other people involved. A common form of expressive aggression is wrestling and contact sports like football. An individual participating in these sports is committing aggressive behaviors towards others and is deriving pleasure from it. They are typically not intending to actually harm another person.

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