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Re: Needing extra support

Posted by baseball55 on August 16, 2013, at 19:44:40

In reply to Re: Needing extra support baseball55, posted by alexandra_k on August 16, 2013, at 18:47:53

> I tell you... Physical pain is nothing. Well, no, that isn't quite true. It sucks. Pretty bad. But mental pain... Brings its own additional aspect of suffering. I don't feel sorry for myself about my feet (much). But I feel pretty f*ck*ng sorry for myself for the mental hell on earth much of my life has felt like being.
> What you did was a nice thing... Did it help, in a way? To do something nice for him, I mean?

I suppressed my emotions for so long with drugs and alcohol and work and obsessive exercising. I didn't believe in mental suffering and thought of people with mental illness as whiners who should get a grip and stop complaining. When I got depressed in my late 40s, I realized that emotional pain can trump the worst physical pain. It's almost unendurable.




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