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Being Well Podcast: Highly Sensitive People, Repairing with Family, and “Talking About Talking”: November Mailbag
November 27, 2023

What can I do if my partner dominates conversations about our relationship? How can I navigate situations where I want to repair, but other people don’t? What’s a “highly sensitive person,” and how does it relate to conditions like complex PTSD, ADHD, and autism?

In this episode of the Being Well Podcast, Dr. Rick and Forrest open up the mailbag and answer questions from listeners.


Key Topics:

  • 0:00: Introduction
  • 2:00: What can I do when my partner dominates relationship conversations but also complains about me “interrupting?”
  • 12:45: How can you repair with family members…when they don’t want to repair?
  • 22:55: Why do intrusive thoughts arise late at night? How can we address them?
  • 28:00: I give to a fault in my relationships. What can I do? 
  • 34:10: How do you work with the tendency to be overly competitive?
  • 40:45: What do you think about the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) “diagnosis?” How does it relate to conditions like complex PTSD, ADHD, and autism?
  • 55:15: Recap

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