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EMOTIONAL PAIN HURTS MORE THAN PHYSICAL PAIN

EMOTIONAL PAIN HURTS MORE THAN PHYSICAL PAIN

Did you know that emotional pain hurts more than physical pain? That’s right. Pain caused by emotional distress such as rejection, loneliness, guilt, failure etc., is more deeply felt and cause longer-lasting damage to your health and quality of...

Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl

Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl

That is not to say that I did not clock many hours in chain analysis and learning coping mechanisms for when I am faced with danger. My body lets me know and I listen. But constantly reliving the past is no way to live.

18/3/2017
Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl

Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl

For me it has served me better to act as if nothing ever happened. Because being constantly reminded of the traumatic events is psychological torture and prolongs healing. While I survive on pretending it did not happen, the industry that seems to need this pipeline, survives on recidivism. It does not mean I am not vigilant. It is easier on my body and mind to not peal the scab off of a gaping wound.

18/3/2017

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