Wednesday, December 17, 2014

loneliness is dangerous. it’s addicting. once you see how peaceful it is, you don't wanna deal with people.

The sensitive patient's use of the collective psyche as an emotional containment is always tenuous. In an atmosphere of acceptance and emotional attunement, the chameleon-like persona will fall away, sometimes very quickly. However, it can initially confuse a clinician, since a sensitive individual can "present" as highly adapted and emotionally regulated. They are being exactly as reasonable and calm as yourself.