I often feel misunderstood


I have been called “shy” or “anxious,” and perhaps it was implied that something was wrong with me.

For the most part, deep thinkers are introverts who remain immersed in their thoughts most of the day and don’t open up to other people easily.

For this reason, those who don’t know me well may get a wrong impression that I am full of myself and am acting snobby, avoiding small talk and group activities.

Others think I am a weirdo or an absentminded daydreamer who just sits there and has my head in the clouds all day long.

But what I need is at least a few people — preferably the people closest to me — to “get” my sensitivity. Someone who not only gets it, but helps protect me from over-stimulation

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