Too MUCH sensitivity Can make Us painful to BE around
HSPS can also come across as unstable or immature.
They are often labelled as shy, even neurotic, because they are more cautious than most in taking risks, trying new things, or meeting new people, but Aron dismisses this. Shyness, she says, is a “learnt response”—hsps are born that way. If hypersensitivity is ingrained, there’s little point in trying to change it. But there are ways to control it so it won’t hold you back. establish whether it’s a problem in your life. Take Aron’s free quiz at hsperson.com, and consider these common traits