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I Am a Sensitive Person

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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 14 Responses Jun 23

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    :( Just because I'm going to do the Ouija board

    thing doesn't mean I'm stupid....
    EmotionalPoptart EmotionalPoptart 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I want to write this note

    for all the teenagers of the world and in this site as well.Teenage is an age where lots of changes are taking place in your bodies,physically and mentally.You are coming out of the childhood phase and evolving into mini adults.Naturally due to these changes,you feel anger...
    beautifulbluesea beautifulbluesea 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    Well emotions ..I thinks are something

    inevitable when it comes to so-called humans!! We have habit of reacting in different ways...Silence , anger, tears, smile, laughter, love... Sometimes we feel like there's too much on plate and it hurts when someone says anything! I always tell it to people who offend me that...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Lifehouseislife Lifehouseislife 16-17, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    I cry and laugh over little things

    so fast . People even think i am faking it.
    Eternelleme Eternelleme 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 18

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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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    I am, even if I may not always seem like it.

    I get upset when people say sad things, when I think some things, when I see sad things. Christ, even when people are yelling, or seem upset. I don't know..
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    gardeniapetals gardeniapetals 18-21, F Oct 13

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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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    It really annoys me..

    The fact that I'm a guy with a sensitive heart annoys me so much. Tbh I wish I could be mean and rude to people, I wouldn't suffer all the time.. I just wish I didn't care so much about everything
    Cheesyboy Cheesyboy 18-21, M 15 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    I am grateful for my sensitivity,

    it may mean I cry in Disney movies and empathise frequently, it also means I can feel more deeply, and that's a big part of how I make sense of the world
    deckodfreams deckodfreams 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 14

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    I hate that I get attached to people

    so easily! I made friends with a guy here on EP and we got on amazingly. We flirted often and talked about any and everything. He lives in the US and I live in the UK. Once he found out that I was starting to date someone where I live, he cut me off and left EP. I now miss him a...
    jhenifad jhenifad 22-25, F 17 Responses Sep 19

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    So, as most of you do not know,

    I have been on EP for a grand total of... 17 days! And inactive for 12 of them- if you do the math correctly, this is my fifth full day on here- so I'm just a newbie- and it's been a delightful experience so far! I wouldn't say I've made a large number of friends quite yet, but...
    insidious2014 insidious2014 18-21, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am the person that you can come pour your

    heart out to at 3 o'clock in the morning and I'd be more than happy to help! But, I am very sensitive. I catch others feelings of happiness, depression, anger, loneliness, etc. very easily. I have to learn to control the feelings that aren't mine!
    Izy96 Izy96 18-21, F 10 Responses 21 hrs ago

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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 friends aren't even asking how I am

    or responding to my text about getting together tonight... "Friends" It's starting to feel like I have none
    eternalfrisson89 eternalfrisson89 18-21, F 18 Responses Jul 19

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    I am an empath. I can feel other peoples pain.

    And I believe that the eyes are the window to your soul.
    MeganEmily MeganEmily 16-17, F 8 Responses Sep 30

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    I just want to break down right now.

    For ***** sake I just replied so? And I feel like you're pissed off at me. I just asked a ******* question:'( I can't take feeling like I'm always a burden and annoying you. Maybe it's time for me to leave you alone because I feel like I'm the problem and you deserve someone so...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    While the slightest things tend to hurt a bit,

    I'm quick to reply with a sarcastic or mocking answer.
    euphorian euphorian 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    For all of you I am editing this!

    Thanks all of u for your guidance!I only thought of it but never attempted!Thank u for saving me!cuddles!
    liza1996 liza1996 16-17, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm causing him so much stress

    because I'm confused. Ill stop, I promise. I just need to stop over thinking things. And I'll start that right now.
    CoveringThePain CoveringThePain 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    When my husband & I goes out to eat,

    we barely talk to each other. I mean, I get that he's the silent type, but i am his wife. Even in the car, I'd rather turn on the radio than dealing with his silence. Everytime i ask him why he is so silent. He would always tell me that he got lots on his mind. Every. Damn. Time...
    mymindspeaks mymindspeaks 26-30, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a guy who is sensitive

    but pretend I'm not. I want to be able to open up with someone without being, maybe even understood ooooh that would be the dream!
    Miguelthemustang Miguelthemustang 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I feel as of no one gives af bout me like I

    know family obviously will but if were to die today I know ppl would just have pitty and say oh I wish I talked to him and could've helped but in reality they don't give a **** so why do I feel morbid and also feel as if my time is ticking plz answer and would be nice if u can...
    ilikecheese831 ilikecheese831 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    As A Reincarnationist, I Believe That High Sensitivity Is Needed For Spiritual Growth

    I'm a true HSP.  It's hard to live in a world that is generally color-blind (black and white) but to instead experience brilliant shades of color and texture and depth everywhere.  Of course I have been told the same things, "You think too much"; "You always make a...
    FlowersNButterflies FlowersNButterflies 51-55, F 17 Responses May 9, 2010

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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...
    kc07 kc07 36-40, F 11 Responses Sep 29

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    Sometimes I feel lost

    and alone and just want someone not to have all the answers
    dragonflypixie dragonflypixie 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 15

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    well yes , a little bit,

    but the worst is that i am romantic, hoplessly romantic :( i am a guy, i shouldn't be like that
    mell19 mell19 18-21, M 7 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    Sensitive, irritable,

    easily offended, and even rude sometimes. What a deadly combination 😔
    TaoTao90 TaoTao90 22-25, F 12 Responses Oct 1

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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 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 16 Responses Oct 8

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    I always feel a rush of

    so many negative emotions when someone puts themselves down or says they aren't good enough
    H3lloK1tty H3lloK1tty 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I saw something!About 15 years ago we went on

    holiday to Zimbabwe. We drove in convoy all through that beautiful country. My entire family was there. My brother's and their wives, my parents, my sister and her boyfriend. We overnighted at a place called Norma Jean's. My sister and I shared a room, my brother and his wife...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 6 Responses 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 42 Responses Jun 3

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    I do my best not to cry in front of other

    people,and i usually don't either. But when i am alone after the fight or argument i can't stop the tears from falling. I's like all the pain I've ever felt comes rushing to me all at once,even if what was said wasn't a huge deal.I think it hurts more than it should..
    MarienaMorello MarienaMorello 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 25

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    My friens told me he wanted to play videogames

    with me and i told him ok but when I invited him to come over he kept making excuses. I hate him now.
    JustDoNot JustDoNot 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 13-15, F 9 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    mell19 mell19 18-21, M 4 Responses 1 day 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 6 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I am a very sensitive person.

    I am touched by beautiful music, or lyrics to a song or even by a kind gesture or act of kindness toward me or others or animals. I am sensitive to the needs of others and I'm saddened when the same isn't reciprocated. I get upset when people talk behind my back or worse spread...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate the fact that I am always the person

    who likes others more, like if someone just leaves me, it really fu*king destroys me, and I don't really know what to do. I feel confused about everything for weeks, years even, and I don't really know what I have done to make everyone leave me. I don't understand how other...
    JennyAB JennyAB 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just wanted to clarify this experience

    for myself, and explain some of the ways that I think it applies to me. - I can handle the truth. - I can take criticism. - I take responsibility for my mistakes and am not too sensitive to deal with them. - I'm not fragile, weak, or breakable. (But I don't judge people who are...
    bluemountains36 bluemountains36 36-40, M 8 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    Sometimes I feel like I feel too much emotion,

    and I can't handle it. I've recently found a really good group of people who are proving to me that not every person in the world is gonna fail me. But I still feel these overwhelming waves of emotions and I don't know what to do with them. Is there such a thing as being too...
    WithoutGuidance WithoutGuidance 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend is depressed.

    It leaves me lost and confused. I don't want to take what he says or does personally, but I want to put my foot down and express when what he's doing to me is not okay. So far, this seems to have worked. The only problem is, he is still not communicating. This is hard for him...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am the type of person

    who will meet you most of the way if you want to apologize for what you have done wrong to me. Even if you aren't apologizing in so many words. I know it is hard for people to reach out and admit they are wrong. I understand that and I'll help out as much as I can.
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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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 13 Responses Sep 12

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    some nights, I need someone,

    someone to hold tight, someone to cry on their shoulder, someone that will just hug me tight and make the pain go away
    lesha17x lesha17x 18-21, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I hate getting my heart broken

    so easily. Someone said something to me today, and it hurt like a slap to the face. I feel myself spiraling downwards once more and I'm crying. I wish I wasn't this way where you can hurt me so badly with a few words. I hate it. I'm too easy to hurt and it makes me want to cry...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 6

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    I am so sensitive that i cannot

    even take a damm joke.
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    goralskii goralskii 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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