A person living with chronic pain might become more introverted and less social because it is difficult to keep plans when constantly having to factor in the possibility of having a pain flare, or simply not having the energy to enjoy a social activity after getting through the day.
It was recently brought to my attention that fibromyalgia plays a role in the movie Identity Thief starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy. The question is – does the movie ridicule the diagnosis and demean people who have it or is it used appropriately as a legitimate part of the storyline? I haven't seen the movie yet so I'll have to…
Coley commented on Does the Movie “Identity Thief”… Yes I've seen it and yes felt made fun of. A very large able bodied lady…