There's a difference between pain and suffering. Pain is in the body. Suffering is in the mind and it feels infinite. So maybe the key is to feel your pain and learn from it. And someday your suffering might disappear.
Joel: It's gonna be weird, isn't it? I mean you and me. You didn't invite me to the wedding so presumably you're still in love with me. Alex: Right. I totally forgot. I like to remember the poems you wrote me, the breakfast in bed, the nurses you were banging. Joel: Okay, we can stop right there.