Does it ever feel like your groups and communities don’t care about your individual needs and desires? You might be in a “collectivistic” group. Collectivist cultures refer to people groups that believe that the interests of the group are more important than the interest of any one individual.
As you can imagine, it has its problems, but there are some advantageous to being in a collectivistic tradition as well.
In this article, I share my experiences (good and bad) of being a highly sensitive person (HSP) in India.
The article, “Collectivist Cultures Are The Best – And Worst – Place for HSPs” was published at Highly Sensitive Refuge on 9th November, 2022.