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Delayed honesty

 •  • by Paul Ingraham

Weekly nuggets of pain science news and insight, usually 100-300 words, with the occasional longer post. The blog is the “director’s commentary” on the core content of PainScience.com: a library of major articles and books about common painful problems and popular treatments. See the blog archives or updates for the whole site.

You know how people often wait until after a breakup to say, “I didn’t really like her/him”? I got some of that about the old domain name, “SaveYourself.ca.”

I changed from “SaveYourself.ca” to “PainScience.com” in late 2014 (rather disastrously). Amazingly, SaveYourself.ca still comes up on a semi-regular basis. I still get email for and about that domain. There are still tens of thousands of links to it (all dutifully redirected to PainScience.com). Even good friends forget the change: when checking before sending me an email, they will say, “Paul at save-yourself dot ca?” And then, when reminded that SaveYourself.ca is long dead, sometimes I get this: “Oh right. Yeah, I never really liked that old name.”

If only you had said so at the time!

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