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Publisher's Summary

Statistics show that 50 percent of what determines divorce is genetic temperament. And, if you are one of the 20 percent of people who are born highly sensitive, the risk of an unhappy relationship is especially high. Your finely tuned nervous system, which picks up on subtleties and reflects deeply, would be a romantic asset if both you and your partner understood you better. But without that understanding, your sensitivity is likely to be making your close relationships painful and complicated.

Based on Elaine N. Aron's groundbreaking research on temperament and intimacy, The Highly Sensitive Person in Love offers practical help for highly sensitive people seeking happier, healthier romantic relationships. From low-stress fighting to sensitive sexuality, the book offers a wealth of practical advice on making the most of all personality combinations. Complete with illuminating self-tests and the results of the first survey ever done on sex and temperament, The Highly Sensitive Person in Love will help you discover a better way of living and loving.

©2016 Elaine N. Aron, PhD (P)2017 Tantor

Critic Reviews

"Aron offers a fresh way of perceiving the diversity and complexity of human personality that will help readers better understand themselves, their partners and the dynamics of interaction." ( Publishers Weekly)

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Exceptional!

Fantastic! Absolutely eye-opening and thorough. A great work on Highly Sensitive People relationships with advice, helpful strategies, and exceptional analysis of the mind and thought process of a HSP. Everyone who is a HSP, or thinks they may be an HSP, needs to read this book. It is the most important work I've read (heard) on the subject of relationships. A. Must. Have!

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Love this book!

Would you listen to The Highly Sensitive Person in Love again? Why?

YES! I just recently became aware that I am a HSP and could read this again and gain new insights each time.

What did you like best about this story?

Real and honest stories that can be applied to anyone's life to have a happier and healthier relationships with themselves and others.

What about Callie Beaulieu’s performance did you like?

She has the best story telling voice!

What insight do you think you’ll apply from The Highly Sensitive Person in Love?

Being open and honest with myself, others and in relationships.

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Impossible to endure.

Some self help books are a little dry, some drag on. This one is intolerable.

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