If “hot” didn’t exist—Could you perceive “cold”?
Pain is the contrast in life helping guide you toward more of what you do want (Because now you know from experiencing what is undesirable) .
However most of us focus in the wrong direction. We see pain as happening to us, focusing on the feeling, instead of a lesson. Learn to apply the lesson as value and move forward.
Life is going to unfold, and you decide if you are the Victor or Victim.