Tag Archives: Chronic Pain Support

Does a Support Group Stigmatize You?

The idea that joining a group for support stigmatizes you is perpetuated by a society that continues to elevate self-sufficiency as one of its favorite idols. Continue reading

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Loving Those in Chronic Pain

We don’t need to be fixed, but we do need your love and support. We need you to believe us and listen to us. Continue reading

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Chronic Pain Hot-Links 11/7

For this week’s hot-links, I wanted to share a blog that is specifically for those who are loving/supporting someone with chronic illness.  Let’s look a great blog with many compassionate and helpful posts.  https://calledtowatch.com/. This next one is a typical list … Continue reading

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Finding Your Support

Last night (October 2nd), we had our first ever “Broken and Mended” support group meeting.  Nine people attended the meeting in person and one joined through Zoom. It was a great first meeting.  Someone may not be immediately impressed with … Continue reading

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Should Men Talk About Their Pain?

I had a couple of interesting conversations this past week regarding men’s reluctance to open about pain.  One of those conversations was with my brother, who is very understanding and supportive of what I am trying to do with the … Continue reading

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