Posted by Paco (184.108.40.206) on January 31, 2000 at 03:22:30:
In Reply to: Me too posted by Bob P on January 30, 2000 at 22:32:51:
...she agonizes with me and seems in awe that I can take the pain, even when I'm crying and whimpering and begging and thrashing around on the floor like a child in a temper tantrum. The real support she gives is in not letting this THING rule our lives. We try to make the most of the pain free times in compensation for the bad lost times. I think we have to be alone with the pain because it requires our total concentration to withstand it. Any distraction--even a kind word--can infuriate me when I'm trying to "contain" the pain.
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