I can relate to this a lot! The nervous system turned up too high. Everything is 10 times as intense as it needs to be. The world just needs a blanket thrown over it 😉💗
It means that I experience the world in an overly-sensitive way both physically and emotionally.
For me, this means that I feel discomfort at the slightest touch – cue Five Starr with their MASSIVE shoulder pads. A hand on my arm can feel like a punch if I’m sensitised enough. Sometimes OH will touch my arm and I recoil as if I’ve been shot. I can see how this affects him but I’m unable to reassure him that it’s me, not him, because I struggle to verbalise how I feel.
I also can’t tolerate certain materials which are itchy and scratchy.
Aren’t they characters in the Simpsons?
Many of my clothes have ended up in charity bags due to them irritating the crap of me. Shoes, the same. I don’t like to feel as if I am wearing clothes, see. Sounds kinky, I know, but what I…
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