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I Am a Sensitive Person

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    I often can perceive people

    either do not like me or think I am odd.
    Kimbizz Kimbizz 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Living As a Highly Sensitive Person

    I am a Highly Sensitive Person. I am a Highly Sensitive Man. By most standard conventions of society, those two statements are almost certain to get you labeled as at least “a bit strange,” but more likely as a “sissy boy,” “doormat,” or...
    Denmarkguy Denmarkguy 51-55, M 31 Responses Dec 29, 2007

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    Why are there so many young people lonely?

    ??? Whats going on in the world that would make so many young people so sad? I don't get out much, don't watch the news or much TV for that matter. I wish I had a chance to be young again....I sure would not waste it being sad. I cannot walk on alot of days due to pain. I wish I...
    queenyann queenyann 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    You don't have anything other

    than sexual conversations with me? don't send me a message or contact me. That's actually hurting...
    rosedemon rosedemon 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 22

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    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 18

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    i have horrible anxiety

    and it causes me to over analyze everything even my twin says to me and take everything to heart even if they meant nothing by it
    macdemarco macdemarco 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    I'm going to be honest

    and say, yes, I do hold grudges. I'm sensitive to the fact that I put my full trust in people, but then get brutally stabbed behind my back and used. So, yeah, because of those people and experiences I've not only gained and continue to hold grudges, but I've also become...
    seakissedjem seakissedjem 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 19

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    Can anybody relate? I'm one of those kinds of

    people that hides my emotions from everyone, for fear of being judged, to show vulnerability and generally not wanting to bother people with my feelings. It's gotten to the point were i can be completely fine, but certain triggers lead me to abandon my friend group for a few...
    MikeBrin MikeBrin 18-21, M 10 Responses Sep 1

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    I'm Hypersensitive

    This means I can feel more than most people feel. I am sensitive to everything, noise, violence, lack of empathy, lack of love of people around us, in our society... I am sensitive in places where there are bad energy, negative atmosphere. I used to have a hard time with my...
    InsanePoem InsanePoem 26-30 49 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    My day went from really great,

    to really **** faster than I can comprehend.
    MsUnfathomable MsUnfathomable 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 18

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    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Once upon a time I used to have low self esteem

    and low self confidence. It's not that I'm now high on these things but I went through a process in my mid to late twenties that transformed and liberated me of a curse that I used to believe I'd never escape. I am also a sensitive person, which used to be hypersensitivity. Last...
    doomedtolive doomedtolive 41-45, M 7 Responses Nov 8

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    I'm not sure if sensitive would be the right

    word for this but I probably blush the most out of any person on the earth and I tear up over trivial things. I hate that I do it but I can't control it.
    VolleyballHailey VolleyballHailey 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Am I the only one who questions their parents

    why they gave us a name such as our names? When I was 13 I threatened to sue my mom for naming me Calliope and she just laughed at me. As I turned older, I brought up the topic again. I asked her that I'll change my name legally and she said "respect your name, God has given us...
    Callllie Callllie 70+, F 39 Responses Jun 3

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    Its very easy to say " BUSY"

    when someone need you..... its very painful to hear "BUSY" when you need someone badly....
    nandita12 nandita12 22-25, F 10 Responses Nov 8

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    I hate the fact that i feel like an outcast in

    my own house. I hate that no matter what i do, it isnt good enough. I am so sick and tired of being used and stabbed in the back. I deserve happiness.
    warriorfera warriorfera 18-21, F 14 Responses Oct 8

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    I try to be sensitive to my friends.

    I listen to my girl friends talk about their relationship drama, and I like being there for my guy friends too. If we all paid attention to each others needs just a little more, we would all be much happier!
    mayihelp mayihelp 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    I’m so sad today because I try

    and try to be tolerant and nice to people and strive to respect the way they conceive life but it hits me so hard when I meet or talk to someone who just doesn’t give a **** about how the other person will feel with the things they are saying and blindly believe everything...
    Frangenia Frangenia 16-17 10 Responses Oct 26

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    Being near the water

    as the wild waves crash the shore, the full moon lighting the clear blue sky and breathing in the clean crisp air makes for the best evenings. The native in me will always be drawn to the elements because it can soothe my sometimes unsettled soul. Never underestimate the healing...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 6

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    So went to see doctors today,

    finally. On Wednesday I have an appointment with psichologist who'll give me some antidepressants and every month will check my mental health. Thank you all for your help! You're best what I ever had ❤️
    aisteni aisteni 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 16

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    But not overly sensitive.

    I have sensitive; Skin,feelings and the paranormal.
    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F a week ago

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    Today: Feeling useless.

    Sometimes it feels like I'm a total ****-up and then people get annoyed with me and I feel even worse. I try not to **** up, I really do, but it sometimes feels like I'm just in the way or being clumsy. When somebody 'has a go' at me for making a mistake it fills me with so...
    thatfeelwhen thatfeelwhen 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 18

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    Maybe I shouldn't trust anyone,

    maybe I should have stayed with my view of everyone being evil,at least than people didn't screw me over as much...Maybe I should have kept being alone having no one and letting no one in and maybe I should go back to that it's not like people have made me any happier just...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I seem to get upset very easily.

    I almost cried today when my cousin got married. Of joy of course, but still, she was my cousin I saw 1 time a year (still). I am a Christian and get picked on by my "friends" (idk why we go to a Christian school) for it. I can easily get upset with things and lately I have been...
    BoyOBoy21 BoyOBoy21 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    skinny1102 skinny1102 18-21, F 26 Responses Nov 3

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    I am sensation, actually I wound say too

    sensitive. I take way too much to heart, but I'm trying to work on it and hopefully it will change. Or atleast get better
    musicgurl11 musicgurl11 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel things acutely.

    It's like the reaches of my perceptions are scanned with an emotional telescope whose images are processed all the way down to the microscopic. You know those tents in Harry Potter that look small on the outside, but are vast on the inside? I'm a lot like that. You wouldn't...
    effervescence effervescence 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    babygirlmr77 babygirlmr77 36-40, F 36 Responses 1 day ago

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    Doctors are people who earn the utmost respect

    form the community. But they sure don't appreciate a doctor who is too full on himself , cocky , arrogant, boastful doctor. We're all still in medical school and halfway through , ain't it too early to say which specialty you will be in. You're not a doctor yet nor are you a...
    Amaze16 Amaze16 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I wear my heart on my sleeve,

    I seem to get hurt more than I deserve. I'm slowly losing faith in humanity. what happened to treating people with kindness?
    stakalisious stakalisious 36-40, F 23 Responses Oct 25

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    marihatesherlife marihatesherlife 13-15, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yesterday was my birthday.

    My mom decided to call me, complain about how I'm a mistake, can't do anything right, ruined her Thanksgiving the day I was born because she was in labor with me and then told me she hated me and my family before hanging up. Then she has the nerve to complain that I don't bother...
    Ticklemesilly5 Ticklemesilly5 31-35, F 8 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I miss having someone to lean on.

    .being close to some one,having them comfort me,telling them my problems and them seeming to care..sighs oh well that's life I guess it had it's drawbacks anyways made me too dependent on that one person..but I still hate being alone i F*cking hate it theres times I enjoy it but...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I can start crying over anything -_- I just

    can't control myself most times. It's a very frustrating trait to have.
    ThatIsSoJill ThatIsSoJill 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 23

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    It was a great day, finally i found a job,

    its really good to feel that you are useful.
    lighthearted01 lighthearted01 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 18

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    I'm a sensitive person; yes.

    I don't like when people raise their voices or talk down to me. Fighting back is not one of my better values. I'm also sensitive to people. I don't have many friends but the ones I have, I'm very sensitive to. I feel their emotions with them. I never take anything they say...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Sep 29

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    Ok for me to a degree I am a sensitive person in

    which I'm sensitive to those im close to and when they are in pain so am I as I tend to feel what they feel and in some cases I end up feeling crap for the rest of the day, call it sympathy pains or call it what you want but when I feel some sort of inner connectivity with that...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    gardeniapetals gardeniapetals 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I need to stop caring about what people say.

    I always end up crying and looking like a baby. cx blehh ;-;
    xHugsxArexHappinessx xHugsxArexHappinessx 13-15, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    There's always a little truth behind every

    'just kidding,' a little emotion behind every 'I don't care,' and a little pain behind every 'It's okay.'
    FrenzyElle FrenzyElle 22-25, F 9 Responses Oct 31

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    Sensitive, irritable,

    easily offended, and even rude sometimes. What a deadly combination 😔
    TaoTao90 TaoTao90 22-25, F 11 Responses Oct 1

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    Bf likes pics like this on facebook all the time

    and Ik he doesn't mean to upset me but seeing all these women that aren't anything like me that he likes looking at really makes me upset. I feel like bawling my eyes out. Doesn't he realize that these pictures make me feel worse about myself and make me even more self conscious...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 46 Responses Nov 20

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    It is truly blissful

    when watching seniors still holding hands in public
    BBEST2278 BBEST2278 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    My eyes swell with tears

    if an adult gets onto me. If someone says something rude to me it ruins my day. I let people get to me more than I should. I cry at the stupidest things. My face turns red. I hate being sensitive.
    forevermckayla forevermckayla 16-17, F 11 Responses Sep 12

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    yes I'm over sensitive.

    I cry when **** upsets me, I rage when things make me angry I Love to intensely. I think being sensitive makes us vulnerable to people who lack empathy.
    JadeMarieWhalleySeale JadeMarieWhalleySeale 22-25, F Nov 20

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    Being sensitive is not the same

    as being weak. Your crying at everything and being submissive to people who use you don't necessarily make you a sensitive person. Sensitive people are beautiful. They see and feel everything deeply, and so they have an appreciation for things other people don't usually notice.
    postporno postporno 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    Do people really not realize how their words

    and actions effect people even if "they're just kidding"? Am I just too sensitive or are others bothered by it when someone says something mean and ends with I'm joking?
    jeepin1944 jeepin1944 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I loved having my best friend around

    and I know tht tht may never happen again! I hurt so much and I don't think people see how much I am hurting. It hurts to look and tlk to u but I do anyways. 2 reasons 1 BC I want to torture myself and 2 BC I don't want to seem weak. Even tho I know I am I try my hardest without...
    jopage45wassup jopage45wassup 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's being with the type of person

    who is hurting you on purpose and knows it's not right yet they do it because they are addicted to you. They probably hurt you to keep you from hurting them first. They want to get used to separation. So they play games and manipulate and waste you'd time. All the time , they...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I met someone on here 8 weeks ago.

    We instantly hit it off. We messaged all day, everyday. We exchanged phone numbers, pictures, videos, deep conversation, a million "I love you". She's been silent now for 30 hours and we've never gone longer than a couple hours before. How can someone that loves you, just not...