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Why are HSPs and Empaths Retreating into their Houses?

Picture of young women retreating into her home holding onto window and looking fearfully outWhy are HSPs and Empaths Retreating into their Houses?

Many sensitive people are retreating into their homes, unable to face the drain of too much energy and emotional input. Agoraphobia and hermitism (my term) are very common among people who are sensitive to energy – this includes both other people’s stress and negativity and electrical energy of all kinds (EMF, RF, EMR). They are simply too impacted to “be in the world” and so they retreat.

Not all avoid going out completely, but many carefully plan how much they can handle in public settings or even with small groups of people. They need quiet, alone time to refresh and regroup. Those who are super sensitive and possibly also sensitive to electromagnetic radiation are actually afraid to go out. Continue reading