A Love Letter to Introverted, Sensitive, Introspective, Smart, Empathetic, Overthinking Perfectionists.
Are you introspective? You may be seen as self-absorbed or narcissistic. This is frustrating because you're determined to understand the nature of humanity.
As a therapist, I get to have deep conversations, powerful experiences, and emotionally intimate relationships, one person at a time... Introvert heaven.
Embrace the parts you feel go against the grain, because I’m telling you now, you are not alone. The secret is, we all have misfit parts in us, and maybe part of restoring balance to our world is to be okay with them and share them with others.
To disappear didn’t necessarily mean to die or be ridden of life; it meant to live within its pockets, where no one could see me or disturb me. This was a place I could be airy, like a winged thing, hovering over all and seeing all.
If we’re pissing you off… just tell us. If you need us to leave you alone for a while… just tell us. If you can’t stand to hear even one more word come out of our mouths for at least another 27 minutes… just tell us. But be clear and loving and kind because we don’t like when there’s friction ...