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I Am a Sensitive Person

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    Even the smallest things make me tear up.

    ????I have a huge heart. Often times i feel like im too nice to people. I don't understand society. I need advice. I need a friend. ..
    mekaxoxo mekaxoxo 16-17, F 15 Responses Jan 21

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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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    I am very sensitive. I feel everything.

    My boyfriend gets annoyed with me because I cry easily and every argument we have is a huge deal to me. I am certainly the most sensitive person in my circle of friends. Sometimes I wish I was tougher, but I also know my sensitivity is what allows me to be as loving and...
    WWB82 WWB82 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I feel things so deeply.

    I worry about what others think, feel or do. I know what others do is beyond my control, but I still am affected by my own inability to cut off my emotions.
    Southernbelle1203 Southernbelle1203 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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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 10 Responses Sep 12, 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 40 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    posh687 posh687 18-21, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    Recently I've been very sensitive.

    I'm also extremely confused. Here's the story; I started liking one of my friends. I don't know why, it just happened. I told two friends. But, one told their boyfriend and the other two guessed. We are all in a group. Anyhow, I trusted them with this secret. Some, most...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 10 Responses Jan 15

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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 21 hrs ago

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    Today.... I received a package from my ex.

    The ex I broke up with last January. He mailed every single one of my love notes and letters back to me. I haven't spoken or seen him since we broke up. What the heck is that all about?? Who does that?!? Ughhhhh.....
    prettyprude prettyprude 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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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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    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, 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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    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 21 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    I am a very very sensitive person i hate it.

    i wish i had a cold heart at moments. some people tell me to be the way i am, others tell me to change because i'll never get anywhere, and they are right, i'll never get anywhere. i hate myself at moments. i think the reason why i like being distant from people is so they wont...
    eflor14 eflor14 16-17, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've always been like this I think.

    I'm tough but i am sensitive. Some things people say, even if its said as a joke, it hurts my feelings. I wish I wasn't like this cause then life would be a lot easier.
    Alysh7 Alysh7 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Never apologize for being sensitive

    or emotional. Let this be a sign that you've got a big heart and aren't afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength. ~ Brigitte Nicole slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    PedroNune PedroNune 16-17, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yeah... Too much of a sensitive person

    that when someone asks about my age... My brain explodes and I get all confused. Am I 19 or 20? How old am I? Why you asking about my age when I always get confused?? It hurts to demand too much to my brain! XD .... Some sarcasm about my sensitive person! ;) But yeah...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 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 34 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    I'm alone.. No one likes me.

    . To chat .. I go crying all day
    lumia620 lumia620 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days 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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    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 8 Responses Sep 29, 2014

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    It is truly blissful

    when watching seniors still holding hands in public
    BBEST2278 BBEST2278 51-55, F 6 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    In my room I have a picture on the wall

    that has provided me joy for many years. This picture shows a beautiful stream with clear water, graceful rushes along the shore and patches of cottonwood trees that provide shaded shelter on sunny days. The picture hangs on the wall in my room. It is my picture. On the...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 1 Response 4 hrs 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 9 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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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 38 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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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 11 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    I'm such a fragile soul,

    I think that's why I relate to people easily because I don't judge them. My struggles have taught me understanding and also that we are all battling with something .
    prettyboo711 prettyboo711 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days 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 8 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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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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    I swear, if someone says something

    that in any way sounds mean to me, I get so sad :P
    McBrutalface McBrutalface 18-21, F 18 Responses Jan 17

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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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    My cat killed a pigeon.

    I buried it and cried for ages. Don't know why I got so hysterically upset about it.
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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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 9 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    This pain is so deep I can't stand it any

    longer, I'm gonna go crazy, mental, insane, all I see is white walls, I'm trapped in my own mind, I'm stuck in my own world, I need help but I haven't got any power to seek. I'm screaming on the inside, every time my sister talks I scream through my heart, but just smile on the...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a sensitive person

    but I keep a lot of it bottled up inside .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 3 Responses 5 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 think when u put 2 sensitive ppl together

    when one say something it hurts them then when the other one say there feelings it hurts the other one and when they both feel hurt they put up a wall
    LeoBlizzard LeoBlizzard 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Mom wants to divorce from step-dad.

    What am I supposed to do or say?
    actuelly actuelly 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I cried a lot at my son's wedding this past

    summer,I think I was the only person there who did. I'm sure I will cry even more when my daughter gets married. My love for my children over flows until it gushes out for all to see but I don't care.
    bornfem bornfem 56-60 6 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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    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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    I am sensitive with my feelings

    for people. Some people see me as an insensitive person, but when I get home I break down and burst into tears.
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    It takes just one look/comment to me,

    that I know I'm free to interpret any way I wish, to turn me off of people and go back to my introversion. It's Friday and I just want to be left alone.
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    my problem is that when I choose to love

    someone, their entire existence becomes important. I can't unsee their significance or undo my emotions. which hurts because those same people don't value love and relationships and connections the same...you're disposable. you can become a distant memory if **** hits the fan...
    evynray evynray 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    LeoBlizzard LeoBlizzard 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sensitive, irritable,

    easily offended, and even rude sometimes. What a deadly combination 😔
    TanTan90 TanTan90 22-25, F 11 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    skinny1102 skinny1102 18-21, F 25 Responses Nov 3, 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...
    Cheergirl780 Cheergirl780 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 8

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    I'm not going to lie,

    I am very sensitive. I cry a lot over things that normal people wouldn't bat an eye too, and I take things personally most of the time even if they weren't meant to hurt me. A friend told me the other day that I was the strongest person he had ever met because of the abuse...
    deathbylibby deathbylibby 16-17, F