Are showing signs of pain (emotional or physical) a sign of weakness, character, or neither and why?
Yes! My sister passed away this passed Friday Morning and my whole family and I are in a lot of shock and grief right now! She had been sick for a long time, though, and I know she's out of all her pains now! Her funeral was yesterday!
I am so sorry to hear about your sister Kathy and I hope and pray that you and your family are granted peace in knowing that she is now free from pain and able to watch over you all with her deepest love.
I see I missread your question up there, Charlu. I'm sorry about that. I'm very upset right now, anyway. No, I don't think showing signs of pain is a weakness. I appreciate your prayers so much!
Kathy don't even have a second thought about being sorry, we all understand what a difficult time this is. Take care and our prayers are with you and your family always.
Kathy.. I am so sorry.. I know how you feel.. when my sister died it was an awful time.. I still get upset and its been nine years... God Bless you, you are in my prayers...
Showing pain of any kind is not a weakness. Many are taught as young children that it is and I believe that is wrong to do such thing. Emotion is a natural human function. In fact, I believe that it shows more character to be able to sit with someone and cry with them or hold them while they are in pain. I have seen the biggest of men cry at the birth of their child. Is that weakness?
I agree with you in reference to young children being taught it is not ok to cry or show other emotions to be honest. We are all human and our emotions are just part of a natural process which unfortunately to many choose to medicate.
Showing pain is a sign that you've been too strong for too long.
Neither. Some people show their emotions easier than others. I think to HAVE emotions means your human. What you do with them (showing or not) is about your character. Some people (one ex-husband of mine at least) show their emotions to easily and conveniently - trying to manipulate people by crying at the drop of a hat. Other people (like my parents) hold it all in until they make themselves sick. I can't say either extreme is a sign of strength/weakness or "character" (in the sense of you have a good one...)
If only it was that simple. Some people seem to think it's strong to never show your feelings. For others that is simply impossible. Those that don't show their feelings are supressing how they feel. Venting how you feel is a release of all that tension. I've always thought 'it's good to talk'. Showing how you feel is not a weakness, it's honesty!
It depends. If you are playing poker, then yes it is a sign of weakness. If you need to be taken to the hospital, then no.
well if showing pain and crying is a weakness then i must be a very weak person. I cry all the time.. It is a natural thing to do.. we have to.. we cannot keep emotions bottled up.. it is not good for us..
I think it all depends on the degree to which it is shown and the situation. There is a time and place for expressing one's feelings, and I don't think showing pain is a bad thing. It can be therapeutic first of all, and it shows that you have the courage to express your vulnerable side.
BUT it shouldn't be overdone. If it's excessive, it can seem like weakness and probably is. If a person complains or whines about everything, it's hard to take them seriously.
Showing signs of pain just as the showing signs of enjoyment are parts of our normal human responses to different situations. Suppressed feelings due to various cultural and religious restrictions bring just misery and unhappiness...let your feelings through, show how you really feel and see how more free and natural you start to feel....there is nothing unnatural about showing your pain and sorrow, what is unnatural is to pretend you feel something you don't really feel....
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