I didn’t know I was a highly sensitive person for a long while. I just knew I was “different.” For me, this was particularly marked in social situations.
Marissa Baker is an INFJ and freelance writer. She is the author of The INFJ Handbook and her work has appeared in web and print publications including eHow, Boundless.org, and Living Education. Her favorite place to write is on her blog, where she shares thoughts on everything from psychology to Star Wars to Jesus. When not writing, she loves baking cheesecakes, reading books, belting out Broadway show tunes, and obsessing over 18th- and 19th-century literature.