Are you LOVING The Pain Mistress blog yet? Pain is not always physical. In fact, humiliation is scientifically KNOWN to turn on the regions of the brain that respond to physical pain. So words can, in fact hurt. The brain processes them the same way it does physical pain. Therefore, a good mindfuck can cause the release of endorphins that is so essential in a good BDSM scene. We Pain Mistresses know how to get into your mind, and play with it. Listen to us discuss humiliation and the non-physical side of pain.