I Don't Know Why My Feelings Have To Be So Intense

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    It's Exhausting

    I am an empath- I feel not only MY feelings intensely, but everyone else's as well. It's part of the reason I don't hang out with people much and don't like to be in crowded situations. I wish I could turn my sensitivity meter down a little.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2011

    Especailly Right Now ..

    I have always been an empathic person, i spend my entire childhood feeling everyone elces pain and joy. I have had to spend years to get it under control, so I could function normlly in society ... I thought I had my brain trained not to flip out over another person, but my heart...
    Mayavadi Mayavadi
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 6, 2011

    I wish I could feel better.

    When I'm lonely my mind just goes around and around. I could die and no one would really notice. I worry about nothing, and nothing is everything. But I don't want to bother anyone.
    TalkingPig TalkingPig
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2015

    I have really extreme emotions.

    anger, sadness but never really extreme happiness. the worst thing is I feel like I have no control over my emotions an theyre just so extreme no one knows how to deal with them.
    haley516f haley516f
    18-21, F
    Apr 27, 2015

    Is it just not normal?

    Could so many be so superficial out there? Life seems sence less to just have acquaintances.
    Curu279 Curu279
    51-55, M
    Apr 27, 2015

    I Wish I Knew Why =(

    i wish i knew why my feelings have to be so intense! I am either high high high, or deep down under low. Its never just normal, or even okay. I hate it more than anything. Its like I am either full of life, or hating life. i wish i could have something comfortable, something in...
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    2 Responses Oct 29, 2009
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