How we cite our quotes:
I’d thought that Jake had been healing the hole in me – or at least plugging it up… I’d been wrong. He’d just been carving out his own hole… (11.235)
Again, with love comes emotional attachment, and with emotional attachment comes pain.
"We’re a pretty messed-up pair, aren’t we?" Jacob said. "Neither one of us can hold our shape together right." (15.77)
Throughout New Moon, shape shifting or transformation (both emotional and physical) is connected with pain.
I knew we were both in mortal danger. Still, in that instant, I felt well. Whole… It was like there had never been any hole in my chest. It was perfect – not healed, but as if there had never been a wound in the first place. (20.70)
The pain is gone as though it never existed, mentally as well as physically. Such is the supernatural power of love! Does this scene seem realistic to you?