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How Sensitive is too Sensitive?

While sitting at my computer today doing mundane chores like paying bills, I received a phone call from a long time friend.  She is someone I have known for over forty years and through thick and thin we have always been able to talk about each others’ lives and share memories.  Lately, however, it would seem that between us, too many feelings are being hurt over small things.  Most would say that one or both of us are being “too sensitive,” a term I don’t quite understand.  I can say that personally, my friends, my boss, my family and anyone else I’ve encountered in my life has at one time referred to me as being “too” sensitive. The good news is that today it finally dawned on me.  I have always been a victim of my past, and therefore very defensive and guarded around people.  In other words, I didn’t have much self-esteem.  To that end, the same can be said for my long time friend.  Thanks to an incredible medical intuitive, Caroline Myss, whose DVD’s I was fortunate to have