Highly Sensitive People: Am I Being Too “Sensitive” About This Pet Peeve?
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Highly Sensitive People: Am I Being Too “Sensitive” About This Pet Peeve?

I read something recently about men posing with dogs on dating online sites. It turns out that they didn't actually own these dogs! They were trying to attract women through the false pretense that they were dog owners. I've been out of the dating scene for over forty years. Am I being too "sensitive" to believe that this is reprehensible behavior? I definitely have a pet peeve about this! I realize that this is a little thing to be bothered about compared to the rest of the problems of the world, but this is troubling to me. Don't these people realize that they'll be caught in this lie? Is this a good way to start an honest relationship? I guess I'm old-fashioned about how people…

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Highly Sensitive People/ Introverts: How To Attract Your Tribe And Find People Like Yourself
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Highly Sensitive People/ Introverts: How To Attract Your Tribe And Find People Like Yourself

An easy way to become more interesting is to have a hobby. Highly sensitive people/introverts are naturally curious and usually have a vast number of interests. What are you interested in?  Do you share your passions with others? Are you a collector?

If not, you’re missing a perfect opportunity to attract the types of people who are “good” for you. By that, I mean that you can use your hobby as a vehicle to help you socialize with people who share your interests. Maybe your hobby can even be a catalyst to starting your own business or give you ideas that you may not have thought of. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Do You Have Too Many “Should’s” In Your Life?
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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Do You Have Too Many “Should’s” In Your Life?

Do you have too many “shoulds” in your life? Do you find yourself and others saying to you….You should do this, or You should do that?

Why should you have to do anything? Shouldn’t you be free to do what you want and not be bound by what you and others think you should do?

As highly sensitive people/introverts, it seems to be a natural inclination for us to put others people’s needs ahead of our own. Why is this so? Have we conditioned ourselves to think that our needs are somehow less important? (more…)

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