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I Can Feel Other's Emotions

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    A Empath Syneshesia? - ever since i turned 18 i been  finding a lot about myself. im very sensitive. i cant keep any emotions in. all my emotions are overly experessive. people...
    Wintrglittr Wintrglittr 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2011

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    Yea it's a......gift you could call it. Or maybe it's just because I have felt all the different types of emotions I can just tell with one is witch even with a mask on. Or maybe I...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 27

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    I'm Like a Sponge - I am just like a sponge in that whatever someone is feeling, it is almost as if I soak it all in so that I feel it too. Their emotions become a part of what I...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 23, 2008

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    I don't feel all emotions people feel but I feel heart break. Even if I don't really like the person, I need to know them, I can feel their hurt if their heart is broken. For...
    AHelpfulLover AHelpfulLover 16-17, F Apr 9

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    Anxiety - I have the ability to feel what others feel and it drives me crazy. Especially when the only people I am ever around have so much drama and misery in there lives. That's...
    NocturnalNightmare NocturnalNightmare 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    Kinda - I do something that I have called Soul Searching. It is where I slip into someone's mind and see what they are doing, thinking, feeling, their past memories, feelings...
    RageandDepression RageandDepression 13-15 Aug 1, 2013

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    Why Me - I can absorb peoples feeling that sometimes hurt me physically. I never noticed but when someone was hurting i made them touch my hand to take the feeling away and i would...
    vamor vamor 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2013

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    Did Not Know - I have always thought that i was crazy are weird I have always picked up others emotions to the point it changed my mood . I can feel guilty,joy when your upset and...
    mystic4life mystic4life 36-40, F Sep 9, 2012

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    I sense emotions from others, and am very observant, but keep it to myself.
    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 30

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    Since I was a child..
    LikeARainbowAbove LikeARainbowAbove 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2013

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    Modern Day Transfiguration - Must Read - - What you are about to read is fact. There are no embellishments, no deceit, and no misinformation. My name and age are irrelevant at this...
    LifeEmotion LifeEmotion 26-30 2 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    The Sad Kitchen Window - There are times that I become overwhelmed. Christmas shopping, for instance, wears me out because I feel everyone's anxiety, exhaustion, and frustration...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 3 Responses May 17, 2011

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    So, idk what it is, but I guess I kind of have a Clairsentient personality. I'm not always that good at it, but I can feel other people's emotions. Especially people that I know...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F Dec 13, 2013

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    It Comes Naturally To Me - I tend to sense how other people feel. This is not always a good thing;having great empathy because sometimes i just want to go about my daily life not...
    mocha39 mocha39 22-25, F 10 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    Like Waves Of Inaudible Sound... - When I see people I know how they feel. Their feelings touch me like waves of inaudible sound. Calm and slow waves means calm. Fast waves means...
    Sealotus Sealotus 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    People That I'm Close Too And Care About... - Is when it's really strong and I notice it the most.. Even if they are miles away, if I'm talking to them, then their pain or...
    sasukesnumber1fan sasukesnumber1fan 18-21, F Feb 19, 2010

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    Too Weird Sometimes I Wish It'd Stop - I'm going through a separation and there are alot of emotions, feelings and changes going on. I have gotten through the hardest part of my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 4, 2011

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    Empathetic -   I can be in a room with strangers, or passing by someone in the street, and feel a deep pang of pain or despair, or alternatively feel elated and joyful. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 19, 2008

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    I Called It "emotionsreader" - Well... just call me Rainy.... I called myself "Emotionsreader" Yeah... that's because i can read another people emotions or feels by what...
    RainyRiddle RainyRiddle 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2012

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    From Projecting Myself to Reading Others - Oddly enough, I didn't start out as empathic. I used to hate being in my own skin and chafed. I found every excuse to be someone else and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    Always Been That Way: - When I Get Close To Someone And They Hurt My Heart Begans To Race And Even The Person Is Trying To Hide That Is Them By Denying It My Heart Just Beats Even...
    FutureVal FutureVal 16-17, F Jan 4, 2012

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    Why Do Woman Cry? - A little boy asked his mother, “Why are you crying?” “Because I’m a woman,” she told him. “I don’t understand,” he said. His Mom just hugged him...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 16, 2013

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    Feelings And More - Ok so im a kid whos 16 years of age and recently ive been able to tell exactly what the person who i talking to even if its over >the phone or a >text...
    iiph iiph 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    Bleh - People are getting more unhappy and stressed. I'm not sure why this happens, but I'm tired of shielding my energy because the person next to me feels like crap.
    Dragon3lf Dragon3lf 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    I Can Feel It - i can feel others feelings some times its a gift and some times its a real pain
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    These Emotions Are Not Mine - I'm a recently discovered Indigo... and of my 2 gifts, I am extremley empathetic. ANY connection with me allows me to feel your emktions. In English...
    Lucerna Lucerna 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    Smell - It's fascinating how someone's smell can calm you down. I have met people who's smell makes me angry or nervous too, but the one person in my life who makes me feel...
    SpiritusMundi SpiritusMundi 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    Sort Of Unfair - It may sound wrong or mean to say this but it really bothers me feeling everyone's emotions. I don't feel like it's fair. I don't like the...
    Beingmeinstead Beingmeinstead 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Scared Off By Others Emotions - I can see through people and see their emotions. It hurts me. I know pain. It shuts me off. Like i shut off when i myself am in pain. If they talk...
    sufferingmypaininsilence sufferingmypaininsilence 18-21, F Jan 11, 2012

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    Emapths - Feeling other's emotions is part of being an Empath (also called HSP.. highly sensitive person). I was born empathic and have stumbled my way through life with this tool...
    EmpathicThespian EmpathicThespian 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    Me Too! - I've always been what some call an empath. I feel, even subconsciously, the emotions of those around me. It affects me, which is the easiest way of being able to tell how...
    TheOnlyBenis TheOnlyBenis 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 10, 2011

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    Empathic - What we are called are emotional empaths. this natural skill can be a blessing or a curse. but it gets alot better along the way. :3 tyler
    warriorcat1313 warriorcat1313 13-15, M Jul 9, 2012

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    I've always considered myself overly empathetic. I think it's a gift to be able to feel everyone around you and connect with people on such a personal level. It's amazing to be...
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    To me I have to be around you more in really get to know you to feel others emotions.
    Purplequeen21 Purplequeen21 18-21, F Feb 24

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    Even by distance I can feel the emotions of other people, but by distance it's only mom or my closest friends. Sometimes I just 'know' there's something 'wrong'. I only feel it by...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I am definitely highly sensitive to the feelings of those around me. I recently discovered this is called being an empath or clairsentient. Those who are empaths often feel the...
    rfaull rfaull 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    The Pain - I'm not sure how to explain it. I wasn't sure it was real, until today. I seem to have the ability to live through amazing amounts of pain, but other would cringe and...
    BlueWattle BlueWattle 16-17 3 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    The Gift and the Curse - My name is Katie; I am sixteen years old and I can feel other peoples emotions. Sometimes its a gift but sometimes its a curse. Because of it I have been...
    flyingfeather flyingfeather 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    Can I Feel Others Emotions - i dont get why but i think i can feel others emotions because i can just tell when someones sad happy ect. and i cant really discribe the feeling like...
    howlbymoonxxx howlbymoonxxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2013

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    Feeling Someones Feelings That Were Once Close To Me. - I was in a 14 year relationship with someone that was once my whole life. Even though things did not turn out good this...
    destinynicole destinynicole 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2010

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    I Feel Something Is Wrong! - Okay! About a week ago I started feeling this uncomfortable feeling when with my man. This week the feeling has grown stronger and stronger! When he...
    TinaLouise79 TinaLouise79 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    I'm A Sponge Too... - Not always but it can be so strong at times.... even seeing photos and objects give me a sense of the person and what they were all about... i was at a...
    craazzeecalamity craazzeecalamity 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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    Not Only Emotions.. - I can feel other people emotions, but sometimes, when people are complaining about a certain pain, I get that pain. For example: pain in their wrist, when...
    littlewolf1 littlewolf1 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    Dragged Down Again. - It's such a vicious circle. Everyone who knows me, knows how much others pain affects me, yet I am the one they all come to. I can no longer hold my head...
    sillyjuice sillyjuice 51-55, F Aug 24, 2012

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    I've felt many latetly. I can be the kind of person that stays quite and stay in a cool grey state of mind or just feel that a moment is too special to stain with spoken words...
    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F Feb 24

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    I Know I Can - I don't know how I am able to do this or why I am able to do this, but I struggle with the fact I can feel other people's emotions every day of my life. I'm...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2010

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    Whenever I see someone I just like look in there eyes and I can tell exactly what there feeling. Today this guy I hardly know looked so sad when I was talking to him and I asked...
    red00 red00 13-15, F Mar 17

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    Empathy Or Pathology? - I've always been sensitive to people's moods and couldn't stand to be near people when they were fighting or in a really bad mood, to a degree that it...
    Badogma Badogma 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 26, 2011

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    Empathy And Ways Of Dealing With It. - Empathy is hard to deal with at times i went through high school depressed all the time having no idea it was because of my empathy that i...
    mouseykit mouseykit 22-25, F Nov 9, 2009

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