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I Am a Sensitive Person

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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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    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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    I seem to get hurt really easily.

    Yeah... Not good. I try to hide it, but it's kind of obvious when I've been upset. There are two kinds of people-- The ones who apologize and say they never meant it, trying to make you feel better and planning to never do it again... And the ones that are able to manipulate you...
    MusicFuelsMySoul MusicFuelsMySoul 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days 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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    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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    Life started pushing me

    or at least i started to feel its cruelty
    lighthearted01 lighthearted01 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 22

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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 6 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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    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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    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 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Rivers might dry and be thirsty someday,

    clouds could hate the sky fire could die frozen, I woman could be president of the world Death could stop my thoughts and stop me from seeing you Birds could knock my window some morning and the sun could hide forever The universe could get tired of the planets and forget about...
    fleshme77 fleshme77 36-40, M 9 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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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 3 days ago

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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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    hi all my friends I m Puja

    and I m new to this app ... I want to express my view about myself that I m every sensitive person if someone say anything hurting to me , tear come out from my eyes and its very difficult for me to control or hide my tears.
    pujapande321 pujapande321 22-25, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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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.
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 13 Responses 2 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 am becoming a huge empath,

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

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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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    Well maybe im a crook

    for stealing your heart away! 🎵 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beiPP_MGz6I
    zealots201 zealots201 22-25, M Feb 21

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 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 22 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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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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    overbebo overbebo 18-21, M 2 days ago

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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 8 Responses Sep 1, 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 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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    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 2 days ago

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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 2 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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    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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    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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    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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    yepcoolstorybro yepcoolstorybro 36-40, M 3 Responses 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