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    Hi, I'm Katie and I am a sensitive person,

    no lie. My feelings get easily hurt and I don't understand how some people can be so mean and rude. Once, I was hanging out with some friends and someone mentioned how chubby I looked in my dress. I cried. I know, they only said that I was chubby but it still hurt my feelings...
    ksmith0315 ksmith0315 26-30 5 Responses Feb 23, 2015

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    No that's a lie , I'm just an over thinker ,

    I do that to guys I talk to when I cant see them and I hate my flaw but question of the night for me if your talking to someone , would you give them equal tie with your bros or talk to them most of the time and barely talk to her ?
    CatolicoM CatolicoM 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I'm a 20 year old guy,

    so being sensitive isn't exactly cool, but yea. I love animals so much, and I hate when my friends treat girls like ****
    Jesse11231 Jesse11231 18-21, M 12 Responses Dec 2, 2015

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    Life is so fragile. Such a miracle

    for us to be here. To fall in love. To make babies. To breathe. Any minute we can lose our ability to live, to love, and to experience this beautiful thing we call life. Take it all in. Don't waste your time on the small. Open yourself up to the what's really important.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Sep 13, 2015

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    Like any other person somethings might end up

    hurting my feelings, and in many cases you might never know it did because I don't like to let my guards down and it's all matter of pride that I absolutely reject allowing any person to feel like they have hurted me in someway or another.
    FierceFox FierceFox 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    And I mean LITERALLY sensitive,

    physically sensitive to just about anything. Thanks to genetics, I'm sensitive to about almost everything. Eye makeup makes my eyes swell and tear up, lipstick make my lips swell up and burn, concealer as whatnot gives me hives. Lotions and perfumes make me break out, hot...
    ghostofthesun ghostofthesun 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Great. He texted me saying he was pretty drunk

    but that I should come round. I said I needed about 15 minutes, but I guess in reality it took more like 25-35 minutes. He messaged me maybe 10-15 minutes before I got there, but when I got there, he didn't answer my texts. So I stood outside for 10+ minutes, waiting for him to...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    "You sometimes think you want to disappear,

    but all you really want is to be found."
    FindingDali FindingDali 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 29

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    niddurahak niddurahak 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate how people don't realize your sensitive

    and they just push you and push you til you can't stand it anymore
    juliewatts juliewatts 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    “Sensitive people are the most genuine

    and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won’t tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However, the moment you betray them, reject them or devalue them, they become the worse type of person. Unfortunately, they end up hurting themselves in...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 21, 2015

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    my hubby says I AM everyone's

    and my own emotions. I feel every single thing more than deeply. it affects my health, my already physical pain.
    nnysspawn nnysspawn 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I REPEAT! Being a sensitive person IS DIFFRENT

    from being a cry baby. Sensitive mean you are aware of your surrounding. Cry baby means youre cry after every litle things! Grow up sensitive! Not grow up to cry on every litle thing. Everyone who hate me, just tell me. Im sorry
    Biggbangg Biggbangg 16-17, M 16 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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    Is my boyfriend being a jerk?

    He is putting me down. At the Masquerade ball he said that this girl looked amazing. I know that he is "just friends" with her but still she has a boyfriend. She told him he looked handsome after he told her that she looked amazing. Then he told me that he sees prettier girls...
    makennak94 makennak94 18-21, F 3 Responses 24 mins ago

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    Last night I told the young colleague in my

    team what to do and what not. I am 10 years senior in career and age. Today we were standing next to each other in the conference room. When we sat, he left an empty seat between us. I thought he didn't like me anymore. I am not a natural leader and I don't like telling anyone...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Hello, today is my 18th birthday.

    I have "friends", but I wouldn't call them close since none of them actually remembered. I went to school as usual and pretended it wasn't happening and for a while I actually forgot it was. My orchestra teacher had asked me a few weeks ago if I could go to a gig, but I said I...
    Om3awaken Om3awaken 18-21, F 22 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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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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    I m a hsp and I'm always being told I'm good

    looking and girls tend to flirt with me... As an hsp you all know how we can feel others emotions. I have noticed several times I get hard rock in my pants. With some of these girls who flirting with me. But When they leave, all the horniness is gone within seconds... Have...
    realcomplicated realcomplicated 26-30, M Feb 2

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    yes im a kind and caring person

    but im also sensitive like i dont like yelling, people making fun of me people talking meanly
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    The tears won't stop.

    Omg a hug is needed so bad.
    sassygirl42 sassygirl42 41-45, F 19 Responses Sep 25, 2015

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    I know I'm only 15, but I feel like I

    understand things better than some older people lol. When someone says "someone's getting raped" as a joke when someone yells in the hallway or talk about how gay something is, I feel the need to say something back, which is kinda hard considering I'm not exactly intimidating. I...
    CharmingAf CharmingAf 16-17, F 9 Responses Jan 8, 2015

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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 9 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    The littlest insult will make me cry.

    They call it attention seeking but a lot of things upset me. I can't control myself.
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 15, 2015

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    Have you ever had so much happen

    and as a sensitive person you just go numb to deal with it all? It's easier to get through it that way. It doesn't feel like such a big deal. It keeps coming at me in waves I can't understand. I feel nothing, I feel hope, I feel despair, I feel excited, I feel worthless, and on...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Yes, I'm very sensitive.

    And I annoy people because of this. I tend to take things as a personal attack, even if it is not meant as one. I was bullied throughout middle school and part of high school, so I tend to assume people are trying to insult me. I feel ignored and left out very easily, which I...
    ImaginaryAlchemist ImaginaryAlchemist 22-25, F 12 Responses Jan 21, 2015

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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 7 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    Hate that I hold in my true feeling to avoid

    hurting others feelings. Ahhhhh How do I break this cycle?
    spunkyumms spunkyumms 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 4

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    Ariana1993 Ariana1993 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Maddie2000 Maddie2000 13-15, T 10 Responses Jan 8

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    Why am I feeling that we're drifting off/apart?

    It feels like someone is losing interest. I'm not sure who. It's not like before...I'm not sure what it is. Is it just me or is this the start of my fear? This friendship is supposed to be forever or are we fools to believe in such a thing. My fear of just losing someone so dear...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F Feb 4

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    I believe I am a very empathetic person.

    I'll often catch tears falling from my eyes when reading a particularly troubling news article that resonates with me, and often I'll shed tears when watching emotional scenes in television programs and movies. It's not a weakness to cry. I find it quite empowering, almost. I...
    ImperfectWeather ImperfectWeather 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Isn't it funny how dealing with other people's

    pain is easier than confronting your own?
    User1039 User1039 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 19

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    tara1984 tara1984 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think sensitivity is something everybody

    should have, because we have all seen people who show insensitivity and that isn't a good thing.
    AnEnglishGirlonEP AnEnglishGirlonEP 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think I'm way too sensitive

    but I can't help it. Even if I logically know in my head that I shouldn't feel so strongly I still feel like I'm dying inside if someone says something hurtful to me. It makes me just want to withdraw from people altogether.
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 10 Responses Feb 1

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    People take your kindness

    for weakness. If you are a happy and nice person, people will treat you like an airhead. Just because I don't walk around with a chip on my shoulder, doesn't mean that I'm any less aware of the world than you are.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 28, 2015

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    I was always way too sensitive.

    It is very easy to make me sad and make me cry... Whenever I see a touching video on the net... for example soldiers coming home from war... when I see those reactions I always think of how much I would love to see my dad come back to me. Yesterday I watched a video where fans...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Apr 9, 2015

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    Anyone else pick up on emotions

    so easily where you can just walk into a room and know when something's wrong? Sometimes I wish I could ignore it like everyone does.
    NarakunoHana NarakunoHana 26-30, F 18 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    I feel like I'm an obsessive over-thinker,

    I probably scrutinise and exaggerate every single detail to a ridiculous length, thus making me feel overly dejected for something casual and simple. And once I'm upset, I need a few hours of solitude where I keep batting off the thoughts in my head until I don't feel anything...
    BellaxCallisto BellaxCallisto 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    but only towards authority figures.

    every time i get called out for doing anything wrong ever, i want to run away and hide. its been keeping me from getting a job; im too anxious and scared to make phone calls, or do interviews correctly >_< its awful..
    angelb4by angelb4by 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    PopulaceInOne PopulaceInOne 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 4

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    Why you? Where is the man I

    once knew? The one who I thought would never hurt me, especially not gonna make me cry? Where is the man that I fought for? Who's so gentle and loving. I used to look up to him. I used to pray that the one who I end up with will be like him. Full of love and kindness. I know he...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    Rejection doesn't mean you aren't good enough;

    it means the other person failed to notice what you have to offer.
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 27, 2015

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    I hate the fact that I forgive people to easily.

    .. I hate the fact that I give people way to many chances than I should only for them to do the same thing that I forgave them for for the 100th time... Why do people constantly mess up && constantly want you to forgive them???
    NaturallyRomantic NaturallyRomantic 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    As a sensitive person I always feel

    as though my feelings are devalued and that I'm nothing but a big cry baby. It makes it harder for me to open up to people because I don't want to make them uncomfortable and have them leave me because I'm way too much of a problem in their eyes.