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I Can Handle Emotional Pain But Not Physical Pain

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    It Would Never Happend to Me!

    This pic of me was taking 2005 before I met my boyfriend. Now I am  40 & feel like 100 years old.  My boyfriend ( if u call that) & I have a 3yrs child. We have been together over 4 yrs. I thought everything was great. I know we had some bad times. ( I was bad...
    sweetkindkim sweetkindkim 41-45, F 1 Response May 22, 2009

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    Truth Is...

    Truth is I can handle pretty much anything. I go everyday and I get stared at, sometimes luaghed at, hear some whisperers here and there. I can handle all of that. I can handle people calling me dumb, stupid, selfish, worthless, and many more. But have me be in physical pain, and...
    SerenityDolphins SerenityDolphins 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    Chronic Pain Syndrome.

    I have struggled with emotional pain for years, i became a self harmer because i couldn't deal with it. Now with all my problems i would take the emotional back if i could.I have been diagnosed with EDS which for me means all my joints are degrading, my muscles all spasm and i am...
    Rocks08 Rocks08 22-25, F Jul 23, 2011

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    It Would Never Happend to Me!

     My boyfriend ( if u call that) & I have a 3yrs child. We have been together over 4 yrs. I thought everything was great. I know we had some bad times. ( I was bad spending a lot of money) I know that was bad on my part. I had lost both of my parents in over a little 2yrs...
    sweetkindkim sweetkindkim 41-45, F 1 Response May 22, 2009

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