Rewrite your story.
Pain is universal. As human beings, we will all experience pain in our lifetimes. But we get to choose how to relate to our pain. When we let it isolate us, building fear and shame, it only compounds and we often find ourselves compulsively seeking relief from the very things that are killing us. Our true selves and our capability to achieve true union with the world, our spiritual selves and others gets buried under a mind and body enslaved by its suffering.