Disagreement can be painful for HSPs, but there are ways to work with your high sensitivity and have healthy, helpful arguments with your partner.
Lately, I’ve been trying to rely less on feelings of motivation to get things done and more on the principle of discipline, but alas, my mind is an ornery 3-year-old, so I often have to trick it into being disciplined.
I am proud to report that my current bullet journal is still fully functional and I use it nearly every day.
Over the last decade, I have struggled with depression, anxiety, executive dysfunction, suicidal ideation, extreme sensitivity, and a deep-seated sense of self-loathing, and if you think I survived all that on my own, you are deeply mistaken.
Whatever emotion I’m feeling completely consumes my present, but it also traces my steps to color the past, and it reaches forward to shape my view of the future. I have absolutely no emotional object permanence.
Unlike a romantic breakup, your relationship with your therapist is all about you, so if it isn’t working, you should explore other options.
Basically, what I’m saying is: be invested. In-person relationships can go on for a while even if one or both people aren’t overly invested in each other. But apathy is a death sentence for a long-distance relationship.
Witness is the best form of love. See each other.