I Am Very Defensive

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    I don't mean to be and I end up looking like an

    ******* sometimes but certain words and things trigger me to flip out really badly due to what I basically grew up around. no, I don't play victim. I don't think many do all they can honestly say is they are that way simply because of what they've been through. I don't think...
    mentallyhigh mentallyhigh
    18-21, F
    Nov 4, 2015

    Snapped At Someone At Work Today And It Reminded Me I Have A Problem...

    So I have a tendency to get defensive. Today at work I ended up having an argument with a coworker and losing my temper a bit with her because of this tendency of mine. Not my proudest moment. I of course apologized and we made up, but I still feel very badly about it. The...
    somegirl12345678 somegirl12345678
    1 Response Jul 29, 2010

    Don't insult my best friend

    or my sister. I will not go down without a fight
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 2, 2015

    I Have To Get Over This

    I'm feeling pretty lonely these days. I've alienated most of the people in my life I love the most because I get so defensive and snap at them. I say stupid things, and argue about trivial things. I'm tired of hurting people. What in the world can I do to stop the downward spiral...
    prwriter prwriter
    1 Response Nov 15, 2010

    About ppl I know ppl I care about family myself

    you try being big and bad in any way I'll smack you right down to equal level and if any ones messes with a certain girl no names being mentioned but I will end up hurting someone very bad :)
    MrSoundWave MrSoundWave
    18-21, M
    Nov 20, 2014

    You Talkin to Me....

    I am a very defensive person! I'm not quite sure when i developed this defect? I call it a defect because i tend to snap on people and then most of  the time they come back with a comment along the lines of damn "calm down tip " or " damn tip i was playin"...
    tip tip
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2007

    I am very defensive about myself.

    If someone says something to me that sounds like it's an attack, even if they didn't mean it in that way, I will just automatically get defensive and probably jump down your throat about it. I don't mean to be like that. It's just automatic. Sometimes I'm like that, and other...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    Dec 22, 2014

    When Sport Is Involved

    Very though, I might be perceived as a boring way of playing football, But Jose Mourhino, is the King of Pressure. He has has been with Porto, my Club Chelsea, Inter and now currently residing with Real Madrid. And I al of those years, He has never ever lost a home game, now...
    Daveokay Daveokay
    22-25, M
    Mar 8, 2011

    I get defensive when someone says something I

    dont like even if they think it was something simple ...but I thought it was normal for humans to be defensive but others beg to differ
    TrailOfGlitter TrailOfGlitter
    22-25, F
    Aug 18, 2014

    I'm so used to having to defend myself from my

    parents all the time. So anytime someone says something I feel is a jab I get super upset, and angry. I really don't know why I'm like this.
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 5, 2014

    When I get offended, I become mean.

    I'm not mean because I enjoy it, but because I feel it is the only way to protect myself from becoming hurt.
    mhill3 mhill3
    18-21, F
    Apr 4, 2014
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