• Ehlers Danlos Syndrome,  Relationships

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    Most of the adjusting to living life with an acquired impairment is down to adaptation. This is achieved in a few simple steps: Identify the issue Ascertain the cause Think about how this could be avoided or at least mitigated Implement the adaptation With a condition such as mine, almost all of the ways I adapt things to decrease my pain and make my life easier are physical – but not all of them. Cope for the best Coping mechanisms are strategies that people use to help manage pain, both mental and physical. There are probably as many different coping mechanisms are there are people in the world. What works to…