Building a Stronger Support System Through Honesty
Last updated: June 2021
When you have an illness as unpredictable and stigmatized as migraine, hiding it from others feels almost instinctual. In this video, I tell a story of a friend who hid her chronic pain from me and how that led me to question whether she valued our friendship. That experience taught me that vulnerability is necessary to build strong support systems.
Have others downplayed your migraine pain?