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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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    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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    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 16-17, M 1 Response May 21, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    In college my friends would often confide with me for emotional support and advice. I didn't mind, but back then I didn't realize that I was actually taking on an incredible burden...
    aninsideoutfox aninsideoutfox 22-25, M Nov 22

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    Ok for me to a degree I am a sensitive person in which I'm sensitive to those im close to and when they are in pain so am I as I tend to feel what they feel and in some cases I end...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    "Please be careful with me, I am sensitive and I'd like to stay that way." One of my favorite Jewel songs. I used to sing it in my head a lot when I was younger and then, for...
    candycoatedunicorn candycoatedunicorn 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 6

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    I am a HSP and this isn't something you can change. Growing up I always complained about itchy clothes and the tags on them. When I hurt my foot it ached for about a year. Whenever...
    nuttyduck nuttyduck 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Maybe a little too sensitive and nice. My therapist says its a gift. I tried to not be nice and sensitive, but that didn't work. I just don't have a mean heart. And being too nice...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    About a year or two ago I realized I was a highly sensitive person and still am today. I'm very sensitive to light and sounds and specific fabrics I can't wear if it's too scratchy...
    rorimori rorimori 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    Not that I have any personal experience with this, but I see a lot of complaints that stories are being rejected or removed for no apparent reason. Of course this is pretty...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 18

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    yes I'm over sensitive. I cry when **** upsets me, I rage when things make me angry I Love to intensely. I think being sensitive makes us vulnerable to people who lack empathy.
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    But not overly sensitive. I have sensitive; Skin,feelings and the paranormal.
    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F Nov 21

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    I'm hyper sensitive ... It's a gift but only if you understand what it means .... In autism hypersensitive can mean touch feel etc .. A hug can be really painful .. I have some...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I like introspection I guess..Im not sure if that really has to do with being sensitive or not? but I like this group so far lol and i like posting things here..So i thought id...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F a week ago

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    My biggest weakness, why do I gotta be so sensitive!!!!!! I try to be tuff and mean or careless but I just can't my sensitive emotions take over.
    cristytina cristytina 26-30, F 41 Responses 4 days ago

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    I honestly hate being so highly sensitive, because its so freaking easy for people to say "DONT worry about it" OR "DONT let it get to you" that alone makes it get to me more, and...
    Bayzoo Bayzoo 18-21, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to find other people who get upset when people ignore their messages. All of the people who say "let it ho" or "idc if it's rude" or"that's just your opinion" or "you can't...
    thescriptmaroon thescriptmaroon 22-25, M Nov 22

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    i got many bad times in junior and high school those times got me isolated, hopeless, focus, more religious and also emotionless despite those gloomy situation, its prevents me...
    cascadesky cascadesky 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I am writing to ease the pain of my lonely heart. I can't stand that fact that when I get too emotional people run away from me. I hate my sensitive heart and the way it clings to...
    OnlineCake OnlineCake 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    1. My name is Jess 2. I love chocolate 3. I cook a big breakfast every Sunday 4. I also bake every sunday 5. I love musicals 6. I also like heavy Metal 7. blade runner is my...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My personality color says I am:- Loving, kind, generous and sensitive to the needs of others.- Friendly and approachable with a warmth and softness others are drawn to.- Nurturer...
    BeautifulAbigail BeautifulAbigail 46-50, F Nov 24

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    I never want to admit that I am sensitive. It makes me feel weak and worthless sometimes I would feel way too paranoid incase someone seizes the opportunity to step all over me.
    nayimaalie nayimaalie 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I find that I am sometimes too kind and sensitive to people's feelings. I put myself in other people's shoes a lot and I do all I can to make everyone happy and it doesn't matter...
    Innocentgirl333 Innocentgirl333 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm such a highly sensitive person. I wish I never grew up to be this way. I believe my past brought me up like this. Yelling or when someone speaks to me in a bad tone makes me...
    cvtz cvtz 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm so sensitive its unreal...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I am sensation, actually I wound say too sensitive. I take way too much to heart, but I'm trying to work on it and hopefully it will change. Or atleast get better
    musicgurl11 musicgurl11 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Do people really not realize how their words and actions effect people even if "they're just kidding"? Am I just too sensitive or are others bothered by it when someone says...
    jeepin1944 jeepin1944 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I am a sensitive person I get guilty super fast and I hate hurting peoples feelings I get hurt very easily but don't really show it
    Naniebananie Naniebananie 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I am sensitive person and I dont like it..
    scorpian112 scorpian112 22-25, M Dec 6

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    I am sensitive but I'll bite if you hurt me.
    butterflyofchange butterflyofchange 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    I'm really sensitive I can cry over stupid things people say too mr, it's so easy too upset me..💔
    chxoex chxoex 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    99% of the time when someone says "you're too sensitive" they're usually just to insensitive.
    danamillion danamillion 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I pick up on others emotions. I feel whatever they're going through like I'm the one going through it. I hate it. Every time I ask if I can help, I get told there's nothing I can...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    not in RL, I'm only sensitive online. online feels more real than RL so things people say hurt me more online
    SirWannabeGhost SirWannabeGhost 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am extremely sensitive I can probably get upset over the smallest thing and I hate it
    NoraGrey NoraGrey 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've always been sensitive. I'm a softie at heart and would probably give my kidney to a stranger- not cuz I don't see myself as important but cuz I'm just really sympathetic...
    Lonelyastronaut Lonelyastronaut 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    1. I am a woman 2. I am 24 years old 3. I live in the United States 4. I have one sibling – an older sister 5. I enjoy cooking 6. I like to eat healthy 7. I like making hemp...
    lovingleila329 lovingleila329 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    1. I Am Icelandic 2. I am 21 (almost 22) 3. I am 183 cm 4. i am 65 kilos 5. i have brown hair 6. i have blue eyes 7. i day dream alot 8. i have very vivid and lucid dreams 9. i...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    bowbowdown bowbowdown 31-35 3 Responses Nov 22

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