Pain is always a symptom, it is never a root cause.
Sometimes it’s a symptom of something growing and sometimes it’s a symptom of something dying.
When something is worth it, we understand that pain comes with the territory.
When something is not worth it, pain just makes it much clearer.
Having a baby is painful but worth it.
Being in a abusive situation is painful but not worth it.
Being in shape requires going through some pain but it’s worth it.
Being in a loving situation will sometimes bring the pain of disappointment but the consistent good that outweighs the pain makes it worth it.
Drug addiction is painful and not worth it.
Drug rehab is painful but worth it.