How to Communicate Better About Your Chronic Pain/Fibromyalgia & Set Healthy Boundaries?

How to Communicate Better About Your Chronic Pain/Fibromyalgia & Set Healthy Boundaries?

Awareness, Chronic Illness, Fibromyalgia, Research, Tips
I hope the tips here can help you to feel more comfortable and confident communicating about your pain, and setting boundaries with others, so that you can focus on taking care of your health. Explaining pain in words is like trying to translate a word from one language into another, except that there is no equivalent word in the other language with the same meaning. Chronic pain presents significant communication challenges for our relationships, such as needing to constantly cancel plans or having to ask for help. After all, relationships can be tricky enough without the additional complexities of living with chronic pain! Communicating With Your Doctor About Your Pain Doctors often attempt to simplify the problem of describing pain by asking patients to rate their pain on a number…
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