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I Am a Sensitive Person

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    yepcoolstorybro yepcoolstorybro 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days 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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    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 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 8

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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 22 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    Be Careful With Me

    Hey, I don't know what your doing to me, but I'm fine. Hey, you've got to be careful with me or I'll die. Hey, my heart is made of part that extend to my knees Hey, my body is a sapling that bends in the breeze Hey Be careful with me
    AliceManson AliceManson 16-17, F 9 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    What would you rate me?

    I'm 15 almost 16
    ElCharlotte ElCharlotte 13-15, F 22 Responses 3 days ago

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    My biggest weakness,

    why do I gotta be so sensitive!!!!!! I try to be tuff and mean or careless but I just can't my sensitive emotions take over.
    cristytina cristytina 26-30, F 32 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    Too much for my own good it seems.

    When I meet people, online or otherwise, that I like and communicate with regularly, I try to be a good friend to them in whatever way they need. Too many times this has been abused and manipulated to my detriment. It seems that when they feel like talking to me I am there as...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 8 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    overbebo overbebo 18-21, M 2 days ago

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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 5 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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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 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    I am not the most talkative person

    when you first meet. I'm usually waiting for someone to talk to me; and even then I can be a bit standoffish. It is not on purpose. It hurts me when people think I am not friendly, nor approachable. I promise I'm nice. I just have to learn how to come out of my own shell....
    StillLearning7 StillLearning7 22-25 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Because of the fact that I'm

    so innocent and naive to things people think it's okay to pick on me and tease me, especially about inappropriate things. High schoolers these days with their drugs and what not sickens me
    makailafish makailafish 16-17, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am very emotional person

    and and I cry in alot of movies and I care for people and if someone idk gets hurt I cry and I help anyone who needs it ....i just seem to care for everyone else more than myself..
    trew5432 trew5432 13-15, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I take everything personally

    and confrontation makes me very upset. I sometimes start crying when I lose arguments and I hate being judged for my appearance
    littlemissbubbly littlemissbubbly 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 20 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    Always have been. Love

    who I am . My husband of 20 years ,knows this about me , an he once nurtured me and protected me . So he mustn't love me any more , if he says things that hurt me . I say things , I'm not perfect . I admit it. He doesn't . I talk , he nods . I can't go on much further like...
    heavenlyflower123 heavenlyflower123 36-40, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    Feeling dissapointed in people.

    .Tired of it. of feeling i can never be good enough for anyone,never please anyone. Nothing i ever do is good enough/has been good enough for the people that have meant the most to me.It hurts especially when you meet someone that you though was different but they weren't.and...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I worked with a friend

    who treated me like gold, now absent I wait for a message, to initiate with me, to invite. I've done all that. ... it's not my turn. Out of sight out of mind?
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I always see that people

    who have nothing give the most and I don't speak about material things only. People who never smile for themself, want to make others smile and be happy. People who can't control and are crushed by certain feelings want others to feel loved and needed. People who are unhappy...
    CeMi1706 CeMi1706 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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 12 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    Just like a lot of you,

    I am a very sensitive person myself. I think some advice that I can give to you all is to research more about being a sensitive person and ways to combat it. Not sure if a lot of you have heard about what an Empath is but I think it would relate to a lot of you all. Once you...
    elenorr elenorr 18-21 8 hrs ago

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    fromeden fromeden 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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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 9 Responses a week ago

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    I hate talking to people

    because I feel like I don't fit in anywhere. I can't stop crying.. I feel so helpless right now... I feel like I'm not good enough. I will never be good enough no matter how much I try. Everything is so hard. But "hard work" is what I'm "suppose" to do. I hate myself for hating...
    Elizabeth2498 Elizabeth2498 16-17, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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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 25 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    Sensitive, irritable,

    easily offended, and even rude sometimes. What a deadly combination 😔
    TanTan90 TanTan90 22-25, F 12 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    I don't think people know how sensitive I am.

    The smallest things can hurt me/make me cry. I'm like an egg. I can be easily broken :/
    Anon2721 Anon2721 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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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 39 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    My emotions ; I either feel nothing

    or everything. There's no 50 shades of grey in between, it's either white or black. I hate it.
    shioshishio shioshishio 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I honestly hate being

    so highly sensitive, because its so freaking easy for people to say "DONT worry about it" OR "DONT let it get to you" that alone makes it get to me more, and ****** me off when people say that, easier said than done. everything people say gets to me & eats at me. As im getting...
    Bayzar Bayzar 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    Feeling a bit stressed

    and uncomfortable with new roommates who treat actual guns like toys (and I REALLY don't like guns to begin with) and are kind of immature douches in a lot of what they say. They're young, and have been nice to me, so I feel ****** for judging AT ALL, but it's a brand new...
    enltguy enltguy 31-35 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    The more scars in life you get,

    the more sensitive you become, I guess.
    Brokenshadowwings Brokenshadowwings 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 30

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    It get's exhausting feeling

    so much..I can't stop thinking and feeling so many ******* things and it's crazy because at the same time though it's exhausting i kinda enjoy it too..It's these moments of solitude of being alone that i just keep thinking and feeling uhh and i have to stop myself from focusing...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Maybe it's just me, but it seems like people

    forget men have feelings too. I'm not just some heartless being lost out in the world. I'm not dissing the girls because there are a lot of great ones out there but I've heard more hurtful comments from them then any male. I've had dirt thrown in my eyes just because I was...
    xmoody25 xmoody25 16-17, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I sit in the same room

    as you all and I'm invisible. I speak and you speak over me, my voice never to be heard. I'm scolded for never being home, for working so much, being a invisible parent. I sit and listen and wished I was invisible. One day I will sit in the same room, be seen and my voice will...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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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 8 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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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 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 21

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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 16-17, F 9 Responses Jan 15

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    it's more of a mix of overthinking,

    then being so sensitive to another's emotions and personal distress that I break down... The best example I can think of- is this experience I had in an old folks home.. It started out with us visiting, performing a musical number and finally just some free time to roam...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I could watch The lion King 200 times

    and I still would cry at the death of Mufasa 😢
    CeMi1706 CeMi1706 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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 36 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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    I am becoming a huge empath,

    I can feel everyone and all their emotions...
    Egaip86 Egaip86 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    my girlfriends the same way very sensitive walk

    on eggshells around her but so am i. for me and her we found pot helps a lot.
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 21

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    Maybe it's just me, but it seems like people

    forget men have feelings too. I'm just some heartless being lost out in the world. I'm not dissing the girls because there are a lot of great ones out there but I've heard more hurtful comments from them then any male. I've had dirt thrown in my eyes just because I was trying to...
    xmoody25 xmoody25 16-17, M a week ago

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    Is this a blessing or a curse?

    A strength or a weakness?
    JustaSillyfairy JustaSillyfairy 46-50, F 41 Responses a week ago

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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, 2014

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