"pain is what the patient says it is"
that quote somes it up perfectly.
also need_money, have you ever experienced being kicked in the *******s? oh.. sorry i forgot. but really, you feel extremely sick, i've seen people puke, you then get chronic stomach ache (what feels like it) mixed with stinging for a few hours, it feels like somethings been ripped out, or even removed. I'd love to see women cope with it.
disclaimer: in no way am I suggesting women couldn't cope or would feel it less.
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Men have a lower threshold for pain than women watch
- 29-12-2004 12:01
- 29-12-2004 12:42
Look up Aron Ralston. He's the guy who got his arm stuck under a boulder, so he cut it off. Okay, I'm not suggesting he's Mr Average, but I've never heard of a woman doing that!
Then again, a woman wouldn't have been there in the first place. She'd be too busy with the ironing