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Couples Therapy

HSPs are people who are more aware and attuned to their surroundings, emotions, and the emotions of others. When two highly sensitive individuals come together in a romantic relationship, they may face some unique challenges such as: 

  • Emotional intensity: Highly sensitive individuals tend to feel emotions more intensely than others, and when two highly sensitive individuals are in a relationship, their emotional experiences can become even more intense. This can lead to frequent and intense arguments, misunderstandings, and hurt feelings.
  • Overstimulation: HSPs can be easily overstimulated by loud noises, bright lights, strong smells, and other sensory input. This can be a challenge in a relationship when both partners need to navigate shared spaces and activities that may be overwhelming.
  • Need for alone time: HSPs often need time alone to recharge and process their emotions. This can be challenging in a relationship when both partners may have different needs for social interaction and time spent together.
  • Difficulty with conflict: HSPs may have a more difficult time dealing with conflict, as they may be more sensitive to criticism or negative feedback. This can make it challenging for a highly sensitive couple to navigate disagreements or work through difficult issues.
  • Difficulty setting boundaries: HSPs may struggle with setting boundaries and saying no, as they may be more attuned to the needs and feelings of others. In a relationship, this can lead to an imbalance in power or resentment if one partner consistently feels that their needs are not being met.

Overall, a highly sensitive couple can face a number of challenges in their relationship, but with awareness, communication, and mutual understanding, they can work through these challenges and build a strong, fulfilling partnership.

Other Services

high sensivity shows up in many ways

The Highly Sensitive Person

What is high sensitivity and how does it show up in daily life? Click here to find out more.

ADHD, Autism, ODD

What is the difference between high sensitivity and how it shows up for those with ADHD, Autism, or ODD? Click here to find out more.

Couples Therapy

Whether one or both partners are HSPS, high sensitivity can intensify relationship issues. Click here to see how I can help.

Group Therapy

Group Therapy has many benefits for HSPs. Groups are offered either as a support group or a therapeutic group. Click here to find out more.