Have you (or someone you care about) ever been called "too sensitive" or overly reactive to criticism?
Understanding Rejection Sensitivity and ADHD Lisa Joy Tuttle, MA, BCC, NBC-HWC
Does the pain of failing to meet your own or others’ expectations feel stronger and last longer than what others seem to experience? Rejection sensitivity has received a great deal of attention in the ADHD community and ADHD adults, especially, have resonated with Dr. William Dodson’s description of “rejection-sensitive dysphoria” (RSD), a particularly intense and destabilizing response to the perception of rejection or criticism from others. Come learn the distinctions between rejection sensitivity and RSD, the gifts that can come with being highly sensitive, and how we can take good care of our sensitive selves and build self-acceptance to temper the sting when we feel rejected.
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