The 16 Best Quotes about hypersensitivity
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hypersensitivity Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about hypersensitivity
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“When I was a girl, my life was music that was always getting louder. Everything moved me. A dog followed a stranger. That made me feel so much. A calendar that showed the wrong month. I cried over it…I spent my life learning to feel less.”
Jonathan Safran Foer
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
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“Almost all of us have at least one additional exquisite sensitivity - a raw spot in our emotional skin - that is tender to touch, easily rubbed, and deeply painful. When this raw spot gets abraded, it can bleed all over our relationship. We lose our emotional balance.”
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“Although highly sensitive children notice more, they do not necessarily have better eyes, ears, sense of smell, or taste buds (...). Mainly, their brains process information more thoroughly.”
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“Because of these strong feelings and deep thoughts, most high sensitive children are unusually empathic. So they suffer more when others suffer and become interested early in social justice.”
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“With a few bad experiences, [high sensitive children] are more likely than others to become shy, fearful, or depressed.”
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“With a few bad experiences, [high sensitive children] are more likely than others to become shy, fearful, or depressed.”
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“Highly sensitive children are not mentally ill and will not become mentally ill unless put under unusual stress.”
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“Parents who are less available and responsive - perhaps they are overwhelmed themselves, or not comfortable with intense emotions - may cause a highly sensitive child to hide her feelings in order to be accepted and not cause any trouble.”
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“Often highly sensitive children complain a great deal - it’s too hot, too cold, the fabric is too itchy, the food is too spicy, the room smells too weird - things other children would not even notice.”
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“Sensitive children are also more affected by the moods of their parents - for example, anxiety. You can imagine the vicious cycle that can create.”
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“Do you have any lingering concern that your chid may find it difficult to be truly happy or successful? If so, stop worrying. Many highly sensitive people have told me that they believe they feel far more joy and contentment far more deeply than others.”
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“Your child will be more aware of the problems and the pain in the world. But perhaps the best definition of happiness came from Aristotle: We are happiest when doing what, by nature, we were born to do best.”
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“Realize that your child’s unusual behaviors are not your fault and not your child’s fault. Highly sensitive children are not being difficult on purpose.”
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“Highly sensitive children need to feel heard, as they often have deep feelings or good reasons for what they were doing and they are unusually disillusioned by injustice. Getting an accurate statement of your child’s feelings and viewpoint will help both of you decide what to do.”
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“Believe your child. When your child says it hurts, rubs, or stings, it does, even if the same thing doesn’t bother you.”
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“When one child is more sensitive and free to express it, so that he receives special treatment, this is bound to create resentment among siblings with fewer or different special needs.”

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