I actually had someone tell me they dont believe in chronic pain, that its possible people choose to stay hurt. That pain isnt real, its contrived. For attention. For drugs.
I realize there is some debate as to some chronic conditions but chronic pain as a whole? Have you ever heard of anyone who didnt believe pain (of arthritis for instance) was real ?
How far you go in life depends on your being: tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of both the weak and strong. Because someday in life you would have been one or all of these. GeorgeWashingtonCarver