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Dating Someone with Sensory Overload

Dating someone with sensory overload poses a set of challenges that I couldn’t have predicted, and although it has had moments of difficulties, I have found that it’s something that with some research, guidance from my girlfriend, and trial and error, can be managed and treated with respect.

To begin, let’s give a brief overview of what sensory overload is.

According to, “Sensory overload happens when you’re getting more input from your five senses than your brain can sort through and process.”