I Am Emotionally Hypersensitive

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    Emotionally Hypersensitive, Adult ADD, Unable To Separate "Personal" From "Professional"

    I'm 45, single-never married, 5 cats, laid off from full-time job, a hoarder, adult child of alcoholic, struggles with love addiction. A lifelong sufferer of major depression, I was diagnosed with ADHD, inattentive type, 2 or 3 years ago; I have been unable to find adequate...
    arynix arynix
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2013

    My Explanation Of Me...

    Ok, so you have an average man. Let's put this man in an average room. Let's say 15' x 15'... Ok so in this room this average man has his love of beer, sports, sex, etc... All his macho glory is in this room... This defines him.... This is the room he shows the world... He shows...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Jun 3, 2010

    Non Stop Crying

    I'm almost embarrassed about my emotional sensitivity. When I feel pressured at work, I don't express any emotion until someone with authority asks me a question about my work, I get flushed, my nose burns, and I can barely speak because of the lump in my throat. I've never been...
    Artheart7 Artheart7
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2013

    Overwhelming

    Overwhelming is probably the best way to put it. I just watched "Doomstar Requiem" for the first time, and during one scene during a song, "Abigail's Lullaby," my eyes welled up, and I felt a lump in my throat. It wasn't the lyrics that made me tear up (they'd actually conjure...
    missmaelstrom missmaelstrom
    22-25, F
    Nov 15, 2013

    My Time In Hell

    I am so very sensitive.  I have been sensitive in one way or another my whole life.  In kindergarden I wore a fancy suit to class for picture day or something, and when everyone gathered around me, upon entering the classroom, and started oowing and awing I felt so...
    2TwoTouchy 2TwoTouchy
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Jun 14, 2010
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