Remember when you were bullied as a kid, and your mom tried to comfort you by telling you that bullies don't feel good about themselves or what they do? Turns out that your mom was full of shit.

"Isn't it great to be mean to other people and not feel bad about it?" (via Thinkstock)

Great news, fellow former victims of bullying: We have something new to take to our therapists this week! Researchers at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada just published a study suggesting that bullies have high self-esteem and low rates of depression. That's right — there's a good chance that the person who ruined all of ninth grade for you had a f*cking ball doing it.

Sources: National Post