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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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    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
    Strikerfreeze Strikerfreeze 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 27, 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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    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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    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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    Sometimes I Really Want To

    If I could express myself, otherwise than writing, I might think differently. It's not only about the hurt, what people say, or more, how they say it, or the situations. But to wonder, and think about it, and still feel terrible. Putting distance with people, or these past...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Nov 3, 2013

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    Physically or otherwise. I do consider myself emotionally sensitive even though I don't feel much. Haha, I am basically emotionally constipated. My senses are very sensitive as...
    Kawiicatnipotaku Kawiicatnipotaku 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Highly sensitive more like it... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/26/highly-sensitive-people-signs-habits_n_4810794.htmlPretty much describes me more than I ever I could...
    acquiredtaste acquiredtaste 26-30 1 Response Mar 24

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    I am seriously highly sensitive. I can't even look at pictures without feeling an intense feeling. I find myself to not have a lot of friends because of how observant I am towards...
    hendrixxoxo hendrixxoxo 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 31

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    I am a highly sensitive person. I hate that thing about me. I cry during movies, or when I hear something sad, even if it is not happening to me, I feel deeply about it. This has...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    People, why must there be people out there who assume that I don't care? They want more from me. They want me to show that I care, that I'm listening, that I feel their pain and...
    LaughingDogs LaughingDogs 22-25, F Apr 6

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    But I hate to be sensitive .... All I want is to be careless about everything and everyone... But I can't...
    lost021 lost021 18-21, F Mar 26

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    The Artist You are a gifted artist or musician (though your talents may be dormant right now). You enjoy spending your free time in nature. You are good with animals and children...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Ok. Not a suicide cry for help, or 'oh I am so sorry' sympathy. But dammit, today and more than a few times before, dying seems like heaven compared to earth. I am a pretty open...
    lotusblossoms lotusblossoms 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I've always subconsciously picked up on subtle clues! This means that I've always had feelings about stuff that I was unable to prove until after the fact. For example, as a...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 10

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE FINE TUNING IN THE UNIVERSE“He Who created the seven heavens in...
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    I could act as strong as a steel wall.. Make it look like I don't care about what they say or think. But through the strong show, I'm crumbling little by little and once I've hit...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    Yes, I am a highly sensitive person. It's a good thing because it's easier to be more compassionate and empathetic towards people but it does have it's disadvantages. When things...
    whylife93 whylife93 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't want to be a stereotypically emotional teenage girl, and I'm not, but I'm still fairly sensitive.. I try not to let people offline know I am.
    Thelittlestpetshop Thelittlestpetshop 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I often blame myself over something that actually not my fault. I really feel bad for blaming others so I end up blaming myself for not doing everything right. Sometimes it makes...
    AkaruiEcho AkaruiEcho 18-21 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm a sensitive person. I over think every little thing and I care way too much.
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 29

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    I am very sensitive and in my feelings but then when I stop caring its a problem smh
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    my whole life people just called me over sensitive.
    mhill3 mhill3 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I think it's okay to be sensitive in a lot of cases. I find that it makes me more considerate of other people because I try to see things from their perspective.
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    All aboard on EP wd me plzzz BEAWARE!!!!!!!! I am extremely sensitive n when it over my limit....I get hyper n get a lil fussy.....so pllxxxxxxxxx if I misbehave or hurt someone...
    Mughee Mughee 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm really sensitive and can't hold my feelings in well. One time I went to a school dance and I had no one to talk to, so I was just awkwardly standing there, when I saw one of my...
    justalittledifferent justalittledifferent 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I know I'm sensitive but sometimes I feel I put on a wall so when my friends are down or worried I put their feelings first to make sure they are okay.
    Bookcuddler Bookcuddler 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I was born this way. I have enjoyed perks because of it though. I can laugh very easily from life, movies, TV, books and music. I can cry easily from sad moments in life, movies...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F a week ago

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    I am a highly sensitive person so I choose not to be around certain people that will break me down. Why should I even be around such people if I don't even need to be around them...
    whylife93 whylife93 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm past sensitive I'm just a time bomb
    Fuckyouall247 Fuckyouall247 18-21, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Even to herself. Just so everyone is clear from the outset, this is not a complaint, nor is it an indictment of my friend (I call her than, because she really is my friend - my...
    tdguy tdguy 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Go to school and know everyone, even higher grades. Mess around with students, hang out with the principle! Mess with teachers, and have fun. Look strong and confident, a role...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I feel so lost and confused. Im studying architecture and i dont like it, even one bit. I want to change my course to mass comm but im afraid. Im afraid that it'll turn out the...
    Llamadelrey95 Llamadelrey95 18-21, F Apr 4

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    What if we can't bear pain, what if we can't bear to see others in pain? What if we can't bear to see people die, because it makes us feel like we want to die? What if I don't want...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I believe our marriage partner is our other half. Means, exactly like us. -Good people with good people. Bad people with bad people- ..as simple as that.. Truthfully, I want a...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I've always wanted a little brother. I suspect it has something to do with me wanting to reflect back on myself at an earlier phase, and be able to support and protect that inner...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M Apr 7

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    I just read a news article about a victim who lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing and how she left the show Meet The Press in tears because they mentioned the bombers...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F a week ago

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    You entered: Talynn _____ _______ You like to control everyone within your influence, to shape things to your own liking. If positive, you develop high spirituality, as you have a...
    Talynn Talynn 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have been trying to get my license for some time now, but to no avail. My parents, and my grandparents especially have put pressure on me about it. I just took a license test...
    jayjayfilms jayjayfilms 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Okay, so I've never tried asking for help like this before so here it goes. I've never had a good relationship with my mom. She has alcoholism, diabetes, she smokes, and I am...
    R212014 R212014 18-21 3 days ago

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    1. I accept anyone and everyone 2. I live in the United States of America 3. I have only been to the beach once 4. I play video games a lot 5. I have recurring Sleep Paralysis...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M Apr 4

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    Your Existing Situation Works well with others. Needs personal relationships which are understanding and relatively conflict-free. Your Stress Sources "Not a team player and is...
    DoubleyouX DoubleyouX 22-25 1 Response Apr 10

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    I work night shift at 7-eleven and at night sometimes people can be real jerks... They come in and insult me personally because they don't like store policies, or because I won't...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I remember when we were close but now we are not , I don't know why or how. Or maybe it was me imaging it. But you would always take by my side. I don't know if it was just...
    KaayCollins KaayCollins 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Ouch you're hurting me!don't look at this post..go scroll away I'm fine....no wait!come back random stranger!I...I...I...want to tell you that....I....love.......I love...
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I tried to get my Thai friend to teach me her language, but every time I try it's like a brick wall. Now I am sensitive about things and she tells me I don't need a book, just her...
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I feel like I'm being ignored by my boyfriend and as of right now I never want to speak to him again. I know I'm being irrational but the the more I think about it the more angry I...
    tolii tolii 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Not sure I want to get close to anyone right now..The one person I wish I could be close to again I can't,maybe I just need some time I don't know but I dont feel like being close...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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