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Borderline Personality Disorder

Challenges in Creating Pleasurable Experiences

Experiencing painful situations is a part of life. One of the ways people cope with the sadness and pain is by balancing those experiences with joyful or pleasant ones. It's like having a bank account. You make deposits of pleasurable experiences so you can draw on them when life is hard.

Emotionally sensitive people can easily get worn down by difficult situations, so creating pleasure is an important means of coping.

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Expressive Writing

When thinking about people who are emotionally sensitive, you might be most likely to think of the individual who cries easily and who shows her emotions openly. But there are many different types of emotionally sensitive people.

Type C Person

In the book The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotions, Michael Jawer discusses the Type C person. A Type C individual is a stoic, a denier of strong feelings and has a calm, unemotional demeanor.

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