A. Reach for the aspirin right away. You need this thing to go away as quickly as possible
C. Push through your day. Then it always seems so much worse after my day is done.
B. You hold your head for a few moments, take a few breaths, and it seems to just go away on its own.
Cry, punch the walls, scream, break some dishes, etc. to let it all out
Sit with a pint of ice cream/vodka on the couch and zone out to the latest Netflix release
Nothing. I’m fine. I’ll push through this like I do everything else
"Pain is bad and needs to go away. I'll find a cure/remedy that will make my pain disappear."
"Pain is certainly uncomfortable, and I don't always like it. I know it's my body's way of telling me something, and it would be beneficial for me to explore further."
"I have no room for pain in my life."
Have a good cry/let yourself be angry for a few minutes afterward then feel refreshed and empowered to have a constructive conversation about the confrontation.
Don’t do anything.
Yell right back at her and respond with even more hurtful retorts.
Ignore the feeling and do nothing. You don’t want your life to change.
Just think happy thoughts! That will make that feeling go away for sure!
Let yourself feel that feeling like nothing works and then move into a new pattern that does
Feel every ounce of anger without taking it out on your partner.
Yell and scream at your loved one and begin blaming them for the argument.
Sit there and do your best to hold all of your anger in
Stay in the relationship. Being in a bad relationship is better than being alone.
Have a difficult conversation with the end goal being each other’s happiness and well-being, no matter what the outcome.
Stay in the relationship and just be happy all the time. The other person will eventually be happy too.
Reach in your hiking bag for something to wrap it so you can just make it home safely
Rest for a few moments holding your ankle, probably moaning to help move through the pain
Walk it off. The pain will go away eventually.
Deny the call when it comes in and immediately check Facebook.
Ignore the calls or block the number. They’ll have to stop eventually
Take a moment to feel like “there’s not enough,” then call the company to see what arrangement you can make
Nothing. Changing my spending habits sounds too painful.
Start saving for a couple months, but then your eye strays to that new SUV at the car dealership.
Let yourself have a moment of fear for the future, and then call a financial advisor or accountant to learn the next steps to take for your future.