Are you easily overwhelmed by noise, stress, other people? Does multi-tasking rattle you? Do you need time to transition into different situations? Do you have a deep inner life? Can you feel other people's emotions?
Many struggle with being highly sensitive people (HSP's) in a chaotic world. But between you and me, if you are an HSP I think you should consider it a real gift. The key is to value your sensitivity and to find people who value it in you too.
Having raised an HST child, and being inclined that way myself, I know that with love, nurturing, patience, and support the sensitive adult or child will thrive!
Elaine Aron's valuable resources for you or the HSP you love: