I Am Hyper Sensitive

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    Too Much........................

    Plainly; I feel too much. I care too much. I worry too much. I think to much. I analyze too much. My emotions are too extreme. People tell me not to sweat the small stuff. To me, nothings is really that "small". I feel like I carry the weight of the world on my...
    FireNice FireNice
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Oct 2, 2007

    Sure Am

    I haven't heard the term hyper-sensitive before but I certainly think it applies to me.  I'm sure some of you here on EP can back me up on this haha
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton
    41-45, M
    Dec 15, 2008

    Not a Bad Thing

    I feel emotions really strongly. Yes, I am prone to drastic mood swings. When I am sad I am really sad and when I am happy I am really happy. It might be considered "bipolar" but I do not believe it changes how I live my life negatively. Emotions are tools, they tell...
    youngmiss youngmiss
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2009

    How To Get Over It-

    I'm a hyper sensitive guy, at least that's what my friends think. Please advice me to be tough. I've learnt martial arts and stuff, not to get over it, but because I love them. I'm adventurous, have courage to take risks, a I do take risks, life-threatening moves, etc. and I'm...
    Goldsy Goldsy
    Mar 18, 2013

    And I Ruminate and Worry Way Too Much

    But maybe this particular case is worth worrying about. See, I have a couple that I'm friends with. I was friends with each of them, individually, before they started dating, and before they got married. Truth be told, I considered (or maybe I even attempted to--I can't remember...
    liferiot liferiot
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 11, 2007


    i feel that i am hyper sensitive i worry too much about  everything and start thinking about everything bad ... and everytime a friend is sad or need helps i feel like i know why and start to feel what they are feeling =o sometimes when im somwhere i dont like i feel...
    SeNsiTiVeGrL01 SeNsiTiVeGrL01
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2008

    Ouch - That Hurt!

    I'm definitely an over-analyzer - but getting much better at controlling it
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2010


    I'm constantly overwhelmed. Fortunately, it is usually in a good way. Textures, smells, brightness; all of it excites me. Also, I can pick up on a person's general feelings as though it's a smell in the air. In classrooms at school during a test, I can feel the tension of the...
    prettypaperlanterns prettypaperlanterns
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 7, 2007

    Now I Know

    I am in my fifties and married for over 30 years. I have always been told I am too sensitive and I should act like a duck and let things roll off my back like water. I have also been told I am a genious when it comes to my creativity and knowledge of things. My wife has told me...
    wrisleyk wrisleyk
    56-60, M
    Aug 16, 2013

    Do We Mean Hsp?

     :), if we do, then I am part of this group of people.  I feel emotions and moods of other people, and next to that I am also pretty.. how do you say.. sensitive. I respond strongly to sad situations, to happy situations etc. I go with this flow without having the...
    Juna Juna
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 2, 2009

    Learning to Love Myself For It

    I'm sensitive and sensible and very affected by all opinions and cliches that I pick up. I feel that I FEEL 'too much', if there's such thing at all. My emotions are sometimes so intense that I seem to be at their mercy. I'm learning to love myself for my sensitivity, because it...
    shalimar shalimar
    31-35, F
    Aug 19, 2007
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