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LMAO I like you. I too did the psych route... complete bs and I am now holding a degree I despise. There is no box full of labels and measuring tapes, yardsticks or hats in which to use. There is no category that fits each, never will be. It's time to accept instead of "figure out" personality differences. By that I mean judge them as good bad average normal, insane whatever. "they are different than me" should have worked just fine.
Originally posted by Malfeitor
Let me first say this, as it gives me plausible deniability: I am intoxicated.
That being said, I have a few things to say. I fit perfectly the descriptions for both the Hypersensitive and Seeking personalities, which may explain why I like to screw with energy when I get drunk.
That being said, to hell with psychologists who attempt to catagorize everything which can or cannot be explained; I spent years studying psychology, and I can tell you with no lie that roughly 30% of the population doesn't fit the archetypes of text. By psychology, I mysef should be a serial killer; I am nothing of the sort, however. I am an aspiring writer, an artist, and a musician; nothing less, nothing more. There are a good number of people who do not in any way fit into the known "file cabinets" of psychology, and I believe that hypersensitives and thrill seekers are among them.
Now, go ahead and disprove me; I assure you that by tomorrow afternoon I will have adequate mental facilities to refute any claim you make.
so I take it you no longer have them? Yay! No drugs, problem solved..
Originally posted by desert
Wonderful posts here!
I thought about this yesterday. Since HSPs have a natural tuning for spirituality, I laughingly realized that one place I had, what I now understand them for what they were, panic attacks was attending church. As soon as I was old enough to no longer feel an obligation to attend with my parents, I quit attending.