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Sensitivity

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People are finding relief in a personality trait that explains their extreme sensitivity (myself included)

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Whenever there’s a thunderstorm, I reflexively reach to cover my ears. I’m 29, and this is something I’m generally embarrassed by. It’s also the only life I’ve known. My parents say that a tropical storm rolled through the region during my first birthday party, and I howled the whole way through. …

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