10 Worst Things You Can Say to a Highly Sensitive Person | The Exhausted Woman

Highly sensitive people (HSP) are so aware of their surroundings that even the slightest change in mood, tone, or temperature is noted. They have a unique ability to sense the emotions of others, absorb the feelings, empathize deeply, and are keenly aware of how to make things better. As natural perfectionists, not for the benefit of others but for themselves, they try hard not to make mistakes. They are intense thinkers and feelers, conscientious, easily overwhelmed, hyper-sensitive to smells and tastes, and need to withdraw to regroup. Many HSPs will say that they literally cannot live without the arts or music. If you know of someone who fits this profile, there are ten things which cause an immediate negative reaction in a HSP. “You need to go faster.” HSPs have a difficult time doing things at a fast pace and reminding them of this will most likely result in them going even slower. “It’s not that big of a deal.” Because a HSP is highly aware of circumstances, moods, and senses,

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2 thoughts on “10 Worst Things You Can Say to a Highly Sensitive Person | The Exhausted Woman

  1. Dear Christine,

    Thank you for writing this article, which strongly resonates with me, to the degree that I wonder if I am a Highly Sensitive Person! I found this article enormously informative. In addition, I feel that the article is well-written, even for a spelling grammar and syntax snob like me.

    Respectfully ~~

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