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I Handle Physical Pain Better Then Emotional Pain

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    I love to get piercings and have one tattoo so far and plan on getting more of both. I am honestly not scared of getting physically hurt (to an extent of course), but emotional pain just always breaks me down. It's so hard for me to cope with it, and it's also hard when you just...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Aug 30, 2013

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    I have a rather high pain threshold. Besides, emotional pain takes longer to get over. I handle physical pain better and prefer it to emotional pain. I would rather be beaten unconscious than to have my heart broken, always have.
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 Nov 26, 2012

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