I don't know how to hold my identity within myself. Instead, I draw it from others.
Gaslighting destroys a person's ability to trust themselves.
Dr. Elaine Aron estimates that about 30% of HSPs are actually extroverts.
I'm a freezer. My brain has learned that fighting almost always makes the situation worse, and running betrays the panic I feel inside which could also make things worse, so I just freeze up.