I’ve had hypersensitivity all of my life, this is what it sounds like to me. I’ve also been in a family that demanded I suppress my emotions! To be around people who do not or would not recognize my emotions was devastating to my life, my health, now that I’m older my hypersensitivity demands to be acknowledged, this article helped me immensely! Applying the advice has helped me to actually be able to reach out again and help those I can in a setting that is more conducive for me. I’ve always known these things, it’s something that I myself could have written, I just didn’t know what it was, hypersensitivity! It was so great to know it had a name.