Practice English Speaking&Listening with: Relationships and Highly Sensitive People

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People who are highly sensitive may not make friends eas ily and may find they

need separation from others to more fully realize themselves.

Actor Kristin Kreuk commented about being in high school

"I'm shy and I don't start relationships with people normally."

Many highly sensitive people may feel they have to choose between loneliness and

suppressing their needs in order to be in a relationship, but living alone can

be a valid choice. "Phantom of the Opera" lyrics include: "Life can be lived,

life can be loved, alone."

For many sensitive people - men and women - reducing social contacts can

be a way to nurture self-development and creativity, and if we choose to be in a

relationship there are special challenges.

Read more on the Highly Sensitive site.

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