by Roberta Mittman
Are you highly attuned to what others are thinking and feeling?
Do you find yourself overstimulated or distracted by bright lights, large groups, loud noises, and certain smells?
Do you have a problem “fitting in”?
If so, you might be a fellow Very Reactive Female (VRF). A pattern that’s typical of this personality type looks something like this:
As a child, you were labeled “too sensitive” or “shy.” Those around you didn’t understand your sense of overwhelm or support your need for alone time. Now, as an adult, you are finding that you’re still different from other people you meet, but that sensitivity may have transformed you into a caring, empathetic adult. Unfortunately, you may be so involved in your perceptions of the needs of others that your boundaries have weakened. Perhaps you’ve taken on others’ problems, leaving you regularly over-concerned and worried. Read more