Consider someone who has a serious injury. Example examples include losing a limb, being shot or falling from a great height. It is easy for the human mind and science to comprehend and explain why and how much pain that person would suffer.
Emotional pain originates in a relatively small part of the body, within the brain, and it isn not usually caused by physical injury.
- How can emotional pain cause as much or even greater suffering than physical pain?
- Why is emotional pain so difficult for many people to cope with?