Food for thought.
Pain is inevitible, as is hurt. Suffering however, suffering is a state of mind. People have the choice and some choose to suffer daily, likely due to the fact that they have yet to understand that pleasure is not like joy, and that pleasure is temporary. Joy in all its essense is true happiness.
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