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Faidra

621d

does anyone else have a really hard time talking to their partner/family/friends about their chronic pain/medical issues? i feel like i either get obvious pity or problem solving. this makes me bottle most things up and then i become resentful and irritable. i dont know what to do, i feel like ive learned all the coping skills and im just at my wits end with wanting simple compassion and comfort from the people who love me...

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    • Mira.P.Takki

      611d

      Absolutely. Most people can’t empathize with what they can’t fathom, and the concept of being in pain 24/7 is really hard for most people to wrap their brain around.

    • Mira.P.Takki

      611d

      Absolutely. Most people can’t empathize with what they can’t fathom, and the concept of being in pain 24/7 is really hard for most people to wrap their brain around.

    • Asteroidrose

      611d

      yeah.. I really do..

    • Snap.Crackel.Pop

      621d

      💕I struggle so much with this. Honestly I try to build a circle that understands or empathize with me on some level. I feel so lucky with my boyfriend that is like that but a lot of my family still says very ableist things.

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