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Sex on Earth: A Celebration of Animal Reproduction
Jules Howard

The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You

The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You - Elaine N. Aron After having read [b:Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking|8520610|Quiet The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking|Susan Cain|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1328562861s/8520610.jpg|13387396], which is a great book, I became interested in learning more about HSPs. Aron's work is discussed in the book and I was hoping for further insight into HSPs since I score pretty high on the "test". However, I felt as though Quiet detailed just about everything interesting about HSP work and studies thus far considering what is contained within this book. I should note that I do not like self-help books, they rather make me roll my eyes for the large part. I did not go into The Highly Sensitive Person in Love thinking it WAS a self-help book, in fact I did not even read the summary due to Aron's work found in Quiet. But this is definitely a self-help book. I wanted more studies, more science, even a little bit of "why does an HSPs brain function this way?" would have been nice. The couples detailed within may help someone but they bored me. I also found nothing worth keeping in terms of dealing with loved ones, but perhaps it was because I may be an odd HSP (none of the relationship categories for HSPs really fit) and have been in a relationship for a long time and I've been able to find my own balance with my idiosyncrasies. But perhaps this could be helpful to the insecure, sensitive (in the emotional sense) and troubled with love HSP.