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I Want to Not Be So Sensitive

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    Battered Soul..

    Such hatred..such contempt…from someone you love…can be unbearable..and whats unbearable? When several million thoughts inflict your mind at the same time like splinters of glass, piercing through your very core and you cry in pain and you feel you are never gonna heal again...
    Nishitaa Nishitaa 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 23, 2011

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    Shark Kid

    So I was in Art class because I like had to be there all day to finish this 8th grade project. And that seventh graders come in and and these one kid was talking about shark to his friends and these kid next to him was like "shut up and stop talking about shark." and these girls...
    holyflapjacks holyflapjacks 13-15, M 1 Response May 21, 2012

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    I feel like I don't really belong in society;

    The materialism and consumerism, that everyone around me is changing and growing up but I haven't; that i'm still the same teary child I am now than when I was younger. I see attractive people in the streets and wish I looked like them and being in the city centre makes me feel...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    Teary Eyed .

     i can be watching anything and feel the tears coming .... it even happens when im watching playhouse disney or for the worse  spongebob or the fairly odd parents which happens to be my favorite cartoon .. silly lil things ...  i dont know .. i should probably...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    Yes, Once Again, Life Is To...

    Yes, once again, life is to short and being sensitive gains you nothing but a reputation as a push over. I spent years worrying what people thought, would cry at night thinking about it, now I just suck it up and avoid situations that make me weak. Although, I wouldn't hurt an...
    huggyvee huggyvee 46-50 2 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    Ice Does Melt

    It's amazing how the coldest people are usually the ones with the easiest to hurt feelings. Unfortunately, I'm among those. I know it's part of being human, but I don't want to be able to hurt anymore. 3
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27, 2011

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    To Sum Stuf

    but concerning other things im v glad iv been or am that sensitive . coz iv experienced stuf that im able to help others kind of make sense of their situations .. so far with out needing to go to a psych .. ;) but too sensitive concerning sum stuf makes sum pieces of life hurt...
    wezamuntkee wezamuntkee 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I am sensitive person as the rest of us are and after a while I can become a rebel; as we all can become. So, I will let someone else explain for me! ICE I was thinking that I...
    ColdAsIce104 ColdAsIce104 36-40, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I wish I was less in tune with everyone's emotional states. Even if someone hurts me-I can hardly hurt them back, even if they are a lousy person, mean to me or others and I know...
    Godess4Fun Godess4Fun 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    If light is in your heart You will find your way home to yourself. Being sensitive may seem like a cross to bare but it's really a gift to share .
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I wish I weren't so sensitive. I wish I could just not care. I've been put down and told I was too sensitive so many times. It makes me feel like I am not normal or there is...
    waywardmuffin waywardmuffin 36-40, F 12 Responses Aug 22

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    There's being sensitive and overly sensitive. I know I'm sensitive like when people tell at me that hurts my feelings. Yes. But some people on here are just a tad bit overly...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I REPEAT! Being a sensitive person IS DIFFRENT from being a cry baby. Sensitive mean you are aware of your surrounding. Cry baby means youre cry after every litle things! Grow...
    Biggbangg Biggbangg 16-17, M 17 Responses Aug 24

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    Im a very sensitive person, i was never always this sensitive, every year i become worse! I guess i just kept holding so much in and now i cant handle that anymore, so whenever im...
    staystrongsu staystrongsu 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I'm damn sensitive and emotional. I feel really bad at small small things, if a person says anything rude to me, I feel very bad. I don't show it, but I go to a quiet place and...
    prettyloner prettyloner 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel very sad. My baby isn't contacting me as much as he used to. He said he's out of credit or something and that he went to the mountains with no connection service, but he...
    genejanexx genejanexx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    http://m.wikihow.com/Stop-Absorbing-Other-People's-Emotions This website may help those who are of a sensitive nature. Being sensitive sometimes makes you a target. Here are...
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    By sensitive I mean a very awkward shy sensitive kind of person. On the first day of 8th grade, it was the year I have ever been to a public school so I got really excited and...
    CHAINSAWPAL21 CHAINSAWPAL21 18-21, M Sep 3

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    When i told my best friend that i'm sick and can't go to school right now. She just sayd to me '-U are boring... That's the prove that u are really sick :'D :'D :'D'.' And i've...
    eph01 eph01 13-15, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I am a really sensitive person. Any little thing can make me cry or make me sad if the person is successful in hurting my feelings. I'm sure we all know one person that is very...
    raisetheroof raisetheroof 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 23

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    I am intensely sensitive, but emotional reg and want to share with new guy my world but worry that my intensity makes me seem intimidating. I think sometimes men think I am going...
    litenup litenup 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    Hi I need ticklish females. I am a single guy who is very fond of tickling women. I particularly like women with small feet sizes 2,3 and fours. I will tickle others up to a 6. My...
    VERYTICKLISHGUY VERYTICKLISHGUY 36-40, M Aug 28

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    1. I don't have fake body parts. 2. My body's not perfect but it's mine. 3. I don't digitize my pictures of me. What you see is exactly what you see away from the camera. 4. I don...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    It is weird how highly sensitive I am. The wrong setting of words can send my mind on a twist and crash coarse. I think it comes from the fact that when I find someone that I can...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am way too sensitive. I cry because of the simplest things, such as music,documentaries, and other things going that are also not personal to me.
    Marlene33 Marlene33 31-35 12 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm so sensitive that sometimes I sit and cry alone :(
    deilia94 deilia94 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    Why everyone always say they are a sensitive person? Its kinda ANNOYING you cry baby! Be brave! And strong! We have to be tough, so we can change the world to be better! Dont let...
    Biggbangg Biggbangg 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 23

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    I am a very sensitive person as far as I know I have been this way all my life..I really dislike it because things people say to me I can and do take it to heart and I cry easily.
    Krimsonraine Krimsonraine 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    Maybe too sensitive for this world.
    blindbob blindbob 26-30 6 Responses Aug 25

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    I get upset over little things and it makes me cry for a long period of time- when I try to take a deep breath, the crying stops temporarily and then comes back when I think about...
    Miiicchellllee Miiicchellllee 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Really I'm sensitive guy and I'm trying to find a girl to understand my feelings and the way I feel I really feel bad and lonely all the time
    asaadhyal asaadhyal 22-25 4 Responses Aug 28

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    Every time someone looks at me in an certain way or says something it triggers me and i can't take the pain so I hurt myself and I don't think I can stop plz I need help I'm so...
    alice123422 alice123422 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I get upset over the smallest things I'm very sensitive to touch won't even let my family hug me. The only people I let touch me are little kids.
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I've always been a sensitive person. I cannot handle people's harsh criticism towards me, especially about my weight. I know I'm only five foot two. And I weigh 280 pounds. I'm on...
    feliciathao feliciathao 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Too fokyn sensitive. Fokyn hypersensitive. Fokyn heart attacks. Fokyn meds. Fokyn jerks. Hope the jerks get put on meds and. Get. Fokt.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Too sensitive.....and I know that. When I check out the recent activity of EP friends I find myself feeling jealous and upset at the new friends they've made. I think I've made a...
    Littlemissshy7 Littlemissshy7 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    The slightest comment or even light teasing hurts more then anyone knows. I. Any explain it but it's awful. I'm way too sensitive, but also a sad person and I think that has...
    Chelyngra Chelyngra 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I used to be a extremely sensitive person until one day when I realized I was being played the whole time. Now in relationships I find nearly impossible to "open up" or share my...
    ESaur ESaur 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 2

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    I used to be a VERY sensitive person when I was younger, crying at even the slightest inconvenience. Now I do not care enough to cry.
    AlternateReality AlternateReality 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I wish I was sensitive like I use to be but now I feel like I'm emotionally numb is that weird ?
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 12 Responses Sep 3

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    The most good part about being a Sensitive Person is that I am easy to get along with, too easy and that's by people can back stab you and brake your heart so fast your clueless...
    Mary4you Mary4you 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 3

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    Sometimes I get my feelings hurt very easily, and what makes it worse is that people make fun of me because I'm sensitive, and I can't just ignore them.
    kaitwolfmine5 kaitwolfmine5 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 3

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    i'm too sensitive and too afraid of confrontation to stand up for myself. i'm sick of being walked all over.
    kitm0923 kitm0923 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 3

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    love to meet other sensitive girls ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 5

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    I am very emotional and sensitive.. I try hiding it the best I can.. Like if someone screams at me.. I take it to heart.. I cry.. I hold grudges.. I don't forgive easily.. And...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I'm very sensitive.I never talk to anyone and I don't have friends cause I'm always scared.
    DarianB DarianB 18-21, F 15 Responses Sep 8

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    You can be sensitive and strong at the same time
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 9 Responses Sep 10

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    I try to be sensitive to my friends. I listen to my girl friends talk about their relationship drama, and I like being there for my guy friends too. If we all paid attention to...
    mayihelp mayihelp 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 11