There was a research done with monkey and apples. A monkey was given an apples and observed that he was happy. But when he was again given 2 apples and then one was taken away from him, he was so freaked out even though he still had one apple.
Human beings react in same way. We underestimate how we feel when we lose. We act like it’s okay but we don’t want to lose. The pleasure of our victories is overshadowed by the pain of our failures and losses.
Our pains and failures are true so are our emotions….