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I Hide My Pain

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    It Hurts

    no one really knows how i feel. i am hurting so much iside and i dont show anyone. i just put on a happy face for the crowd.
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T Apr 12, 2010

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    All of It.

    Both emotional and physical - it makes no difference.  I don't see the use of letting something so awful shine through for everyone else to witness. Funny how pain, is such a private and personal thing.
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    With My Writing...

    I hide my pain with my writing. I get a lot of my pain out in writing short stories, or writing on EP, sometimes it is the only thing that helps me at all. I feel terrible sometimes, but writing helps me hide it a little better, or at least get the pain leveal down to the point...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 8, 2009

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    It's Better That Way

    Let people see they have hurt you and they will do it again.
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2010

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    Ugh..the Small Things

    The house I live in from top to bottom is a total mess trash in the living room, trash in the kitchen and bathrooms and mine and my brothers room I cant do it alone but I would be willing to clean only that cleaning just a small part of the house like the living room will be...
    skyrain skyrain 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2011

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    I Am a Pro...........

    If they handed out awards for the best performance, I would receive the OSCAR! I am very good at hiding my pain. Especially from my family. They have so much on their plates, that I never bother trying to get them to help me with mine. I've spent years doing what I have to do for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    Hidden Beneath The Skin

    ive realised that if by chance you show your pain, people see you as vulnerable, weak and seeking attention which is usually the complete oppisite to how we feel. i hide my pain in my paintings, they seem happy, but in actual fact, they each have a secret message hidden inside...
    boeboeQ boeboeQ 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2011

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    Days I'm So Tired

    I am superwoman. Isn't that ridiculous? I wish sometime I had someone I could could just go to, curl up on their shoulder for a little while and cry. And not have to explain, in detail, why. I have a cousin with cancer, that scares the hell out of me, and it hurts so deep i can...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    Just Smile

    Is what I tell myself.  I think that if I keep smiling, and telling myself that everything will be okay, then maybe it will, but deep inside I know that it wont.  Smiling you can hide what you're going through from eveybody eles but you can't hide it from yourself...
    BehindBlueEyes11 BehindBlueEyes11 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 24, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Coming to a cross roads before I walk any further I've decided to unleash my pain. For those whom have questioned whether I know pain- yes I do. Much of my pain stems from...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    My whole life's been thunders and storm. Every night i cry myself to bed wishing that tomorrow will not come. I fear the day where all the scene of the wicked are actively working...
    whyfeelpain whyfeelpain 22-25 Sep 10

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    If I die it won't feel this way anymore I will feel better it will take all my pain away I won't be a burden anymore
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I will smile I will laugh, I will never show you my pain, I will never show you my tears
    reg212 reg212 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    A lot of people tend to hide their emotions behind faces. Well, I hide mine behind humour or a sweet person. I love to bring joy to people! To see their faces light up, to see...
    MixedEmotions2000 MixedEmotions2000 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Paraplegia, the loss of feeling and voluntary motor control immediately after significant spinal cord destruction, can be accompanied by girdle pain at the extent on the spinal...
    Freddieqk2494 Freddieqk2494 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    She said something, I felt my heart leap back, Far back, hiding from the harsh words. My whole body trying to hide from what my ears heard. Feeling tears growing large in my eyes...
    UnknownGirlll UnknownGirlll 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I hide sadness behind smiles and jokes but when I make someone laugh I feel a little better.
    Bruhguy Bruhguy 16-17 1 Response Sep 3

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    Humor is a good place to hide yourself when you do not want people to know you. I'm good with pulling out jokes, and I was usually the entertainer with my friends in high school...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M Sep 5

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    Undertreatment inside the elderly could be due to a number of good reasons including the false impression that pain is a standard Component of aging, thus it truly is unrealistic...
    Noelict Noelict 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    That is why I'm here on EP. People talk to me. Strangers talk to me. I am a good listener. I give advice based on my own personal experiences, though they don't know this. They...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    The fashion where the pain from symptomatic joints responds to biomechanical stressors is frequently The crucial element to localization and causation. Pain that is definitely even...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    A 2007 evaluate of 13 scientific studies observed proof for the efficacy of hypnosis within the reduction of pain in some problems, although the amount of sufferers enrolled from...
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    The ambitions of the program are to incorporate Floridians of any age with disabilities in all of the Section of Well beingR17;s applications and routines for overall health...
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    Cigarettes may have a thousand names, but their value is the same: they provide comfort and pleasure in the form of habit and ritual, and in the pleasurable and physically...
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    There are many brings about of back again pain. Pain inside the lower back can relate to your bony lumbar backbone, discs among the vertebrae, ligaments around the spine andA...
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    Incident pain is pain that arises as a result of action, like movement of the arthritic joint, stretching a wound, and so forth.Radiographic contrast agents assist inside the...
    Noelict Noelict 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Love is the greatest pain, now I can be able to understand that phrase. This is one of the worst days of my life. Never understood him, he is just there living his life in his...
    Cassy77 Cassy77 22-25 3 days ago

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    Is my surgeon jumping the gun by suggesting I see a pain management specialist after having 2 shoulder surgeries one month apart? I had a 1st one early June but 3.5 weeks later I...
    yodasl yodasl 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I have never experienced a worse pain than period pain. The first day is the day is the day I feel like I may not make it out alive. You may think this is an exaggeration, but it...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Pain, to me, is waking up alone, and falling asleep while thinking of nobody. Being a vast void of emptiness. Only having yourself. Crying to sleep every night for no reason or...
    AwfullyRad AwfullyRad 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    We'll, I don't really "like pain" i just don't care.. I have a REEEAAALLLY high pain tolerance.. Like.., I broke my Nose one time and it was gushing blood out and I just laughed...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Aug 23

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    For men who find it painful to put their backs into it during sex, a new Canadian study suggests that some positions are better than others. Researchers identified certain sex...
    ayesha0002 ayesha0002 26-30 Sep 11

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    I have Endo and I'm in pain everyday. It's like deep pain inside me and some days are worst than others, but the pain is always there. I might get a few hours without this dull...
    Sorasai Sorasai 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I've wanted an alien tumblr type shirt for so long. They are so cute, but I'm cheap and none of them were ever 'just right'. Today I remembered I have a couple plain white shirts...
    kittenasylum kittenasylum 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Well, I am sick and tired of hiding and pretending it isn't there... It started out as back pain that won't go away with basic procedures. And I thought after the months went by...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Pain with out love pain can get enough pain with our live cause I'd rather feel pain than nothing at all Your sick of feeling of your not the only trust and take my and ill show...
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F Sep 10

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    We had dated for over 2 years and had one of those relationships that just was natural and easy both sexually and romantically. Always were surprising each other with different...
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