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I Hate Too Much Noise

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    Noise Sensitivity May Indicate A Major Neurological Problem

    My wife has always been unusually sensitive to sound and has exceptional hearing ability. Certain types of noise, particularly repititive sounds like a softly ticking clock, would drive her nuts. This was one source of many problems for us, as I was always setting the TV or car...
    searchlight searchlight 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2012

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    Abrupt, Loud...

    noises are aggressive assaults to the psyche...They upset my inner balance, and threaten to change my usually good mood. Too much noise, chaos, unneccessary motion around me, make me feel the need to retreat, escape even, to balance myself again...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F Aug 23, 2008

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    It's Like Being On a Construction Site...

    I really must have very sensitive ears, because I like the volume of things so much lower than anyone else.  Sometimes I find it unbearable to be in places like malls or at events, because the noise level is so far above what I can tolerate.  I can't attend concerts of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 8, 2007

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    Why Must People Talk So Much?

    I work in an office, and unfortunately, people find silence uncomfortable.  All I want, and I don't think this is a lot to ask for in life, is a bit of peace and quiet, especially while I work.  But no, every single person has to be making personal...
    glendvd glendvd 31-35 2 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    Unneeded Noise Is a Sad Fact of Our Culture.

    Idiot hillbillies who thing motorcycles and pick-ups should be loud, wiggers with their "thumpa-thumpa" and all those semis delivering all that unnecessary stuff - becides teh engine brake, did you ever hear how far the tire whine carries?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 7, 2009

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    Night Time Rude Noise!

     Nothing is so rude as people yelling outside when it's very late..the sleeping time.Cars coming in and  friends yakking.laughing slamming doors.Playing Frisbee at 3am..WTF !  Blasting the music when they pull in the parking spaces.It doesn't matter if...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 7 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    Not Feeling In Control

    I can't stand noise that I cannot control so if it is sound I am making and can turn it down or off then Its not so bad. Its worse when its someone elses noise such as traffic, noise from nieghbours or workmen. I prefer to have the radio or tv on in my flat so to drown out...
    pika81 pika81 26-30 1 Response Dec 28, 2008

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    It's Very Draining...

    I feel psychically and mentally drained if I'm around loud noises for too long.   I get easily distracted and I find it hard to concentrate it there's a lot of noise going on around me.  More times than not, if it's noises, I will end up with a migraine from it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 16, 2007

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    Well Yes If It's "too...

    Well yes if it's "too much" obviously.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 6, 2007

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    SSSHHHH!!

    In my house I call it "Sensory Overload". When everyone is yelling (we're Cuban and loud) and the TV is blaring and I've just had enough. Or in the car... my three year old has a few issues that are not all diagnosed. He tends to yell a lot just because. He'll yell...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Oct 6, 2007

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    Noise Sucks

    I agree with all of you - nice to finally find out at almost 60 that I'm not the only 'overly sensitive weirdo' on the planet.  The only noise I am at peace with is nature - the birds, wind thru the trees, water on sand or pebbles, you get it.  Booming music in cars...
    Quietwhiner Quietwhiner 56-60 Jun 1, 2008

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    sometimes even hearing someone talk makes me

    want to rip his or her tongue or rip my brain out of my head and break it into pieces
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Loud Music

    I hate music that is played too loud, whatever the style. I also suffer from tinnitus, so I do try to avoid any situation where it may be too loud. I think this is becoming a very common problem. I'm glad I'm not alone in this thought!
    Steve21 Steve21 41-45 1 Response Nov 1, 2008

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    The problem with living with roommates is

    that there's always one who decides to stay up late and make noise.
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2014

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    My Idea Of Peace Is Not Just Sleep But Absorbing Silence

    One of Human's Ayurveda's to me is ...Having the Medication time to Absorb Silence.People think of it as Boring and Depressing ... (And sometimes it can) ... But if in the right mood ... It can really be a Blissful experience.People make too much Noise almost 24 Hours now (Ah...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M May 6, 2013

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    Noise In Public Places

    what really irks me is people who disregard everyone else on the train, street etc by screaming into their phone or to person right next to them.  they seem oblivoius to anyone else. very rude. in other parts of the world, people sit quietly, read, chat quietly with their...
    beyondtherapy beyondtherapy 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 6, 2007

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    Morning Shows, Talk Shows, Sports Games, Etc.

    My spouse, from NJ, LOVES background noise. He wakes up, walks to the den, turns on the TV, clicks on videos on his laptop, continuously makes comments while doing chores around the house or even while sitting in the den with all the other commotion. I'm introverted, recently...
    spronzk spronzk 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    Engines Are Roaring Outside My Windows

    Yeah there are a bunch of assjacks who are making ugly motor noises with their cars and scooters outside below my window every day, especially when I'm trying to sleep or I'm composing music or listening to music or playing or singing. They are getting on my nerves. And then they...
    Wraither Wraither 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    I hate when people shout,

    when they talk loud and even if they just close the door loudly. I can't stand too much noise, it just makes me uncomfortable. I get sad and scared at the same time - I don't know why though. It's kind of weird. If my stepdad shouts (which he does everyday. He's a hothead-), I...
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2014

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    Cant Stand It

    i hate any form of noise i love being alone just so it can be quiet for once. When my family is home they can never be quiet all they do is annoy me with noise and it forces me to stay in my room woith head phones in but no music playing i just use them to drown out the sound. My...
    cookiemonster1234 cookiemonster1234 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    Quiet Please!

    I have a problem with noise and loud sound. My tolerance for it varies a bit, depending on different factors (stress level, amount of sleep, anticipation of the sound, personal meaning attached to the sound, etc.) It's not that I absolutely can't handle it, but it usually bothers...
    throughthewindow throughthewindow 18-21, F Nov 26, 2010

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    Physical Symptoms to Noise

    I have a problem with loud noise, especially booming bass sounds.  When I hear these sounds I start getting headaches, shaking and anxiety.  There have been times when I would consider going deaf than experience these sounds.  I have tried to move to places where I...
    res0nzy7 res0nzy7 46-50 3 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    Just The Music.

    It's not that I don't like people who talk, but sometimes I need my time. When I want to be alone, I don't want that people start talking to me.Nobody I can hear, just the music in my ears. 
    TheMilkyWay TheMilkyWay 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2011

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    Not Much Story...

    ...but I can't stand the hubbub in bars and a lot of restaurants. Funny, because I like to listen to rock n roll through headphones, cranking it up till it starts to hurt, then turning it down just a notch or two- so I can hear every instrument in the background and appreciate...
    rogbat rogbat 61-65 Apr 26, 2013

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    I Hate the Sound of Traffic, A...

    I hate the sound of traffic, airplanes, contruction, people yelling, loud music thumping, tvs blaring, etc.  Mostly I just hate the sounds of the city. Put me out in the country to live and I'll gladly work in the city - but I won't live in the city.
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F Oct 6, 2007

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    I Can't Concentrate With Noise Around Me...

    Especially when I'm working on a school assignment. Some people simply need to learn how to use their inside voices.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    AmberBurnsx AmberBurnsx 13-15, F Jan 9

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    Even Though I Like Loud Music

    i hate too much noise (if its not music). For example, when in the office, the sound of the air conditioner + sound of the lamps on the sealing + sound of keyboard tapping = irritated me :) I don't mind traffic noise as long as there's no honking, but most of the everyday sounds...
    SunnySmile SunnySmile 31-35, F 1 Response May 31, 2010

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    Define Noise...kids Noise Yes ...

    define noise...kids noise yes i do!! i dont hate it persay but it does get on my nerves by the end of the day..lol
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F Oct 6, 2007

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    I Just Hate Certain Sounds

    I don't hate children. I don't hate dogs. I don't hate ppl. I don't not appreciate having a new building or project built. I...just...react...to...noise! I have to wear earplugs when I go out! And ppl think I 'm nuts. I hope I can see a neurologist and get a name for this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26, 2013

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    Background Noise Drives Me Crazy

    I don't know why but i can crank my stereo in my car or put my ear-buds in from my ipod and listen to music for hours, but when it's background noise it drives me crazy! I hate the buzz from my fridge, or the tick or a clock....The worst is hearing my neighbors through the walls...
    rvanbrocklin rvanbrocklin 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2011

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    Omg.....

    I have been moved to a building and work environment I am unfamiliar with and there is NO WAY I could work here all the time!  I am a nurse and where I am is a juvenile detention facility, so all the doors are heavy steel doors that slam.  That wasn't...
    tinkerbell75 tinkerbell75 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    Sounds of Silence

    It jangles my nerves and I have a hard time thinking. I especially hate that booming bass of a loud car stero. why do they think everyone wants to hear that? It's rude
    autumnbrookblue autumnbrookblue 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2007

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    Noise Sucks

    I agree with all of you - nice to finally find out at almost 60 that I'm not the only 'overly sensitive weirdo' on the planet.  The only noise I am at peace with is nature - the birds, wind thru the trees, water on sand or pebbles, you get it.  Booming music in cars...
    Quietwhiner Quietwhiner 56-60 1 Response Jun 1, 2008

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    It Depends On My Mood and Health

    I suffer from really bad headaches so certain loud sounds can really be painful.  The loud "TEST" from the TV that beeps is the worst!  Also, loud music (like heavy metal and such) can cause a huge headache!
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F Nov 8, 2007

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    High Pitched Noises

    When I have a migraine, I hate any noise. Normally loud is okay with me though, as long as it isn't high pitched. High pitched noises give me the migraines. We used to have satellite TV, and I can tell from the other side of the house when someone turned it on. I hated it...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F Dec 15, 2007

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    I Sometimes Want to Scream...

    I have to control myself alot when it comes to noise.  I find noises very irritating, not just loud noise (which I find unbearable sometimes).  I have to remember that other people don't have sensitive hearing like I do, I try not to get upset when the TV is...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F Oct 28, 2007

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    I have ADHD but most of the time it isnt things around me that distract me, its my thoughts. I have these thoughts that lead to others and others creating this weird web of kind of...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 5 Responses Jan 27

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    My wife and I fight often. I hate confrontation and she seems to love it. We recently fought about her children. We fought for days and recently made up. Frankly I was just tired...
    brianpast40 brianpast40 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I think way too much. I make one simple choice so complicated and difficult. I am the most indecisive person and I hate myself for that.
    ohangela ohangela 13-15, F Feb 1

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    I think too much to the point where I spiral into despair. I worry I'm not making the most out of my life or I'm not living up to the person I set out to be. It got so bad that I...
    eveylind eveylind 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I certainly do. The reason for that might be that the reality, the world 'outside', is so very often disappointing or to me even scary at times. The priorities of the mass seem to...
    lillianpace lillianpace 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    I think I think too much! There are times people ignore my e-mails, my messages, and while that is plain rude, it really gets me worked up and I think too much! Are there others...
    somewhereonlywekno somewhereonlywekno 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I think people who think too much... think too much!!!!!
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I have way too much on my plate and I'm not even HUNGRY!! I have so many things to do and NEVER enough time to do it all! On the other hand I have plenty of time to all I need to...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I mean to say I think we're encouraged to think too much. I've thought about it a lot. Too much actually. My parents were pretty strict but fair.I was encouraged to think for...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes, these thoughts run through my head: I can't be bothered. I can't talk to anyone because they'll ask if I'm okay. I have no motivation. Too much is happening too fast and...
    DisguisedAsMe DisguisedAsMe 13-15, F Jan 30

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    what if my family stops caring about me all together? what if i never get married? what if suddenly i had no friends at all? what if next year i go to college and i don't do good...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    i probably swear too much. oh ******* well
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 15 Responses Jan 27

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