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Pain is real when you get other people to believe in it. If no one believes in it but you, your pain is madness or hyste
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"Pain is real when you get other people to believe in it. If no one believes in it but you, your pain is madness or hysteria"

- Naomi Wolf

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This quote by Naomi Wolf speaks with the power of cumulative belief in confirming one's experience of pain. It suggests that when we have the ability to get others to think in our pain, it becomes real and concrete. This is due to the fact that when we are able to share our discomfort with others, it is no longer just our own experience, however a cumulative one. On the other hand, if no one believes in our discomfort, it can be viewed as insanity or hysteria. This quote highlights the value of having an encouraging community to confirm our experiences and to help us cope with our discomfort. It also acts as a reminder that we ought to aim to be supportive of others and to think in their pain, even if we can not totally comprehend it.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Naomi Wolf somewhere between November 12, 1962 and today. He/she was a famous Author from USA. The author also have 6 other quotes.

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