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I Discovered I’m a Highly Sensitive Person at Age 32

I’m finally coming to terms with my confusing past.

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When I was eight or nine, we had a small aquarium at home with some goldfish in it. One day, I remember I looked at them when we were cleaning the house before Passover, and thought to myself, “well, we should probably clean the fish, too, they’re dirty,” and then I put soap in the water.




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