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I Am More Sensitive Than I Care to Admit

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    Yup.

    i always get hurt by what people say, and ill tell people that it hurt me, but i can be just as harsh back without censoring myself...i will appologise if i know it hurts them tho. but if i know something needs to be said, im gonna say it.
    Br0kenAngel Br0kenAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    True..

    Most people I know really don't get to see this side of me to often but it's there...I haven't exposed it a lot though..
    ForeversNever ForeversNever 22-25, M Sep 13, 2008

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    I Wear My Heart On My Sleeve

    Few people would know it, but I am not as tough as I pretend to be. I give everything of myself to friends and loved ones and many people take advantage of this. On the outside I come across as tough and confident but deep down inside I take things very personally. I'm not...
    titfortattoo titfortattoo 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2007

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    Damn It

    I hate the fact that someone can get to me without really trying...I hate with one slight avoidance from them I feel as though I've done something wrong...I hate my eyes get glassy with tears when I watch the Kleenex commercial where they sit on the couch and talk...I hate I can...
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 4, 2008

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    I Hide It Too

    It seems that most peope are ashamed of this and hide it from people, I can relate to that. People think I'm strong and that I can deal with anything, that's why they come and lean on me alot, ut I find it hard. I am sensitive, I do like to cry and I cry a lot. My mum used to...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2008

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    Worst Enemy

    It ruins all my relationships.  Worst part is, I like sensitive guys.
    Mareola Mareola 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2010

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    This Is Kind of a Contradiction, Don't You Think?

    If I didn't care to admit it, then I wouldn't have joined this group.  Right?   So, I admit it.  I am an extremely sensitive person.         
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2008

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    especially when friend(s)

    that I care about talk to me in a condescending or sarcastic way. I almost always will interpret anything you say and take it literally. If I say Ok or nothing at all back to you then you will know that I have been offended. I will try and give the benefit of the doubt but if...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 27, 2014

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    Goodness lately I am.

    This whole week and last week the littlest things have set me to tears. It's not my cycle. I'm just teary. And I ran everything to heart :(
    mollyhearts mollyhearts 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    Wow... I was blocked.

    Fair enough. Huh.
    mollyhearts mollyhearts 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 23

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    Whenever I feel strongly about something

    and bring up my opinion, my opinion WILL be waved off as me being sensitive. I don't even know if I am really sensitive or if some people are just disregarding me.
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2014

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    Below The Surface

    I may laugh or seem to brush off your verbal arrows arrows but rest assured that the barbs remain embedded in the flesh for a time. I am far more sensitive than I care to admit. I admit to friends, to family - to the noble few who understand me and who get me. Why tell it at all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 29, 2009

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    *groan*

    It's sickens me to see how easily I feel. I feel so much, it pours out of my mouth and fingertips and ears and eyes. I overflow with this longing to be held and comforted. No one should have to deal with this. Haha when I watch movies and read books sometimes I start thinking the...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2011

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    Had orientation for my new job tonight with

    three other new hires, all male. We had to watch a training video on policies and blah blah. A charity set up with the company had testimonials of people who had been helped by it. I almost teared up watching it... And i knew i couldn't be the chick who cries on the first day...
    theMETAmonologue theMETAmonologue 22-25, F Jan 30, 2014

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    I sometimes come across

    as this brittle, witty type - but the truth is I'm very tender-hearted. That's a double-edged sword. I love deeply, and for a long time - and I can be easily hurt. But because I'm this way, I try to be more careful of other people's feelings. So - I can have depths of empathy...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 3 Responses May 12, 2014

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    I Ware My Heart On My Sleeve

    I ware my heart on my sleeve and losts of times i get hurt becalse of it
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response May 15, 2009

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    Dwar Does Not Save Kittens.

    Dwar doesn't save kittens. Dwar is an a%$hole. Among the things that did not happen tonight, Dwar did not get a cat carrier. He also did not get a cat bed, a litter box and litter, or feeding/water dishes. He most certainly did not sit on a bench outside in the cold and damp...
    Stoneforge Stoneforge 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2010

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    I Do Cry...

    But not a lot of my friends know that... They think I'm so much stronger... But then, that's the facade I put up... I just don't know if people will accept me once they know the real me... There's so much they don't know about me, and so much they never will... :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 23, 2008

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    People Call Me a Rock..

    A friend of mine once said to me "You're like a rock!" Ive built walls, A fortress deep and mighty, That none may penetrate. I have no need of friendship; friendship causes pain. Its laughter and its loving I disdain. I am a rock, I am an island.    ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    I can perceive others' disposition toward me by

    small details. When I care about someone, this perception is exponentially higher and powerful. I can get when they pretend, when they lie, when they do not say everything about something specific. Of course, I'm not able to read minds yet. So, I fret and self-destroy myself...
    armacalle armacalle 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    Often, I think I am stronger

    than I used to be. Well, I know I am. However, I still take things too personally. Even at work I tear up if I think the doctor is being snippy with me, or my patient doesn't care for my advice or feedback. I cry when I receive a message here that I find upsetting. I cry if...
    mollyhearts mollyhearts 36-40, F Jan 11, 2014

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    almaera almaera 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2014

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    But Only Sometimes!

    Sometimes i can be over sensitive this isnt the case always which is why it always throws me. I should know myself by now, but i am constantly finding myself in situations where i want to cry just a little bit too easily. I like to think i am tough and hard and strong but...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    I Am More Sensitive Than I Care to Admit....

    I have always been Sensitive. I have always been subject to have my feeling hurt, and when someone does that, I am hurt, really bad. It just hurts! I hate it so much. But I guess me being as sensitive that I am, and not being able to hide it as well as others, shows that I am a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 22, 2009

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    "I Am More Sensitive Than I Care to Admit"

    I have always been Sensitive. I have always been subject to have my feeling hurt, and when someone does that, I am hurt, really bad. It just hurts! I hate it so much. But I guess me being as sensitive that I am, and not being able to hide it as well as others, shows that I am a...
    DyinToBeLoved DyinToBeLoved 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2008

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    Times Change

    Growing up I was never very emotional. I didn't cry at my father's funeral and he was my hero. Now, though, I find myself too emotional. It started off with sad movies. Then it was sad movies and happy movies. Now just reading or writing sad or touching stories on EP can move me...
    Wid Wid 26-30, M 1 Response May 10, 2008

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    I Care!

    So many things hurt me but i just brush them off with an "i don't care." Inside it rips me to pieces when people don't see that i do care and I am hurting.
    confusedchristian confusedchristian 18-21, F Jun 10, 2010

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    Well...

    i wont like burst out in tears at everything but i think i wear my heart on my sleeve. Im probably too quick to trust and i care for people way more than i probably should.  Because of this im usually effected by things way more than other people would be. Sometimes it can...
    PaperTowns PaperTowns 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2009

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    Ashamed :(

    Knowing that you shouldn't let the things people say get to you is one thing; doing it is another Acting like nothing anyone says gets to you is one thing, reality is another When people you love say hurtful things it goes strait to the heart When people you trust start to...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2008

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    I don't know if this is the right board or forum to write this in so please excuse me if its not. Since the age of 12 i have required my son who is now 16 to wear girls clothes. At...
    Amywonders Amywonders 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 30

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    I don't know if this is the right board or forum to write this in so please excuse me if its not. Since the age of 12 i have required my son who is now 16 to wear girls clothes. At...
    Amywonders Amywonders 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 30

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    I failed more times than I’d like to remember. I failed as a son, a student, a worshipper, a friend, and as a member of society. Everything has became a reminder of my...
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    Peeps, before you get enraged and swing a hatchet at me, PLEASE hear me out: this is just an observation. I do NOT hate men, or anybody for that matter. Anyway, from what I have...
    Bibiana554 Bibiana554 56-60, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I dont care about how attractive you think you look, if you have an ugly heart and a bad attitude... you're ugly. Plain & Simple
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 16-17, F 5 Responses May 18

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    Just before we fall asleep, I always experience this hormone release from the body. kind of like the sleep fairy has sprinkled its dust. It puts the body to asleep. As this...
    NobodyFrvr NobodyFrvr 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I like personality more than looks. :)
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 26-30, F 4 Responses May 6

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    Social Media exposes a lot of things that wouldn't be exposed had it not existed. People post their every move. Relationships seem to be weaker due to outside influences. People...
    ATLsLadyLuck ATLsLadyLuck 36-40, F 3 Responses May 18

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    That's might be because I break my bones on purpose hehe I love the pain
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 27

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    I know I hve everything that you need, theoretically.. just not the things that you want...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    I don't own any social media except this website/app. Kind of irony but here, you don't have to be judged or have to talk to people you know.
    trismason trismason 13-15, F 1 Response May 1

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    I successfully assumed my cousin was pregnant before she told anyone. It was because of her change in appetite, her not drinking wine, and her feeling sick which she assumed to be...
    ThatGirlSara2 ThatGirlSara2 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    If the wrong people get a hold of social media, it ruins the purpose and positive sides of it. I have some friends who abuse the he** out of social media privileges. Lieing...
    choxie22 choxie22 22-25, F May 1

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    I think the problem with social media is that every statement can be taken out of context on what the person is saying.
    peppit peppit 36-40, M 1 Response May 1

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    charithaamc charithaamc 26-30, M May 3

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