yeah i don't understand how people can play a game that is designed to piss you off.
It's actually not designed to piss you off at all. It's just hard.
If you sit down and start playing it and get good, you'll end up thinking it's easy.
There aren't many "cheap" kills in the game and even the ones there are (I havn't seen them myself though, going off hear-say) are apparently avoidable if you know they're coming / are quick enough.
It's very satisfying when you can parry 1 shot mobs that destroyed you at the start of the game (Black knights, anyone?)