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I Handle Physical Pain Better Then Emotional Pain

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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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