Pain Processing is the ability to translate harsh physical sensations into pleasurable and/or tolerable experiences. This skill is predominantly used by masochists during SM impact play, but may be used in other scenarios as well, such as finding joy in humiliation and other forms of play.
Factors Affecting Base Pain Tolerance
- Intention to Process
- Physical Endurance
- Nerve Damage and Pain Threshold
- Biological and Neurological Health
- Repeated Exposure
- Passive and Active Support