"What is it," he asked, "that seems to give people so much pleasure in predicting bad things?"
"It was my birthday," he continued, "and I can not tell you how many people said, 'Oh, boy, it's all downhill from here!'"
"Shoot! I was only turning 40 but I swear they were into that schadenfreude thing, you know, gloating as they gave me a sympathetic pat on the back…" http://www.dictionary.com/browse/schadenfreude
What do ya say?
You don't do this to your friends, do you?