I Take Words Too Personally

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    I Do.

    I can't take criticism well. I always feel like I'm being personally attacked. Whether justified or not, it hurts & once I'm hurt I tend to shut down & I just stop listening. I fear words, anger, yelling. I fear a lot............. Probably why I'm alone a lot of the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 13, 2009

    You know what makes everything different?

    And what makes people give up on the love they had once shown towards you? Your words. It's ironic how you had once given them so much priority in your life & how you threw them down to a level where they no longer find you capable of investing their efforts & time in you.
    Xyanii Xyanii
    26-30, F
    Nov 22, 2014

    Growing

    This very much use to be the case for me.  I think I might be learning to outgrow this.  I am not sure, perhaps?  I have been lately just letting things roll off my back, I just haven't the time to let things bother me so much, so personally.  I've been...
    starfishkisses starfishkisses
    41-45, F
    Mar 22, 2009

    I Wish They Knew How Much Their Words Hurt

    I'm not brave enough to stand up for myself, most of the time when people say hurtful things, I little piece of me shatters. I know there are a lot of things wrong with my appearance, there's no need to constantly remind of them. I wish they could see how I cry myself to sleep...
    girlanonymous girlanonymous
    18-21, F
    Dec 21, 2010

    I Wish I Didnt.

    Sometimes, when people say things.. I dont think they even mean to hurt me. Maybe someone may say something and its totally not even about me, but I feel like it is. And it upsets me. I could dwell on it for days, feeling inferior. I hate being like that, so I am just working on...
    KindaSilly KindaSilly
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2010
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