the art of being too sensitive and relying on the kindness of strangers

sometimes you have to let go of being noticed. and not in the SPOTLIGHT kind of way. like the a speck of dust on the woodwork. here is the thing. i am TOO sensitive. i get it. and when TOO sensitive is standing in line at a candy shop (let’s say the day before valentine’s day) she becomes a speck. because it’s the day before valentine’s day and everyone is there. and everyone is irritated and frantic to grab the last of anything. although they do stop to smile when the Chief Client Supervisor asks if you would like a candy. then they smile. so TOO sensitive is just standing there and waiting. then the girl says something to the bearded man. and TOO sensitive interjects herself because she actually really likes talking to strangers because she can be exactly who she is. snarky and funny. a good listener. even …