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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm so sensitive. My gosh. I get so mad at myself for it sometimes.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Skirts are so comfortable - especially when your most sensitive parts hang outside your body! And, really, skirts are as "feminine" as the Roman Army - badass lion fighting...
    steve66oh steve66oh 41-45, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have always felt that I experience more emotional pain than others, but I used to think of this as a character flaw rather than an inborn trait. When I was in middle school, I...
    kaylie2323 kaylie2323 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    It's a gift and a curse. My sensitivity and big heart helps others but can hurt me in return. Too many people out there take advantage of it. Being so sensitive is in my opinion...
    Alyssa5977 Alyssa5977 13-15, F 16 Responses Jul 17

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    I guess I am a sensitive person. I share my feelings and I don't try to hide it. I don't always speak what's on my mind if I know those words are going to hurt someone. Therefore...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I noticed there are many individuals in this world who are mentally and emotionally weak. They want other people to tell them they're "beautiful, smart, etc.". They want other...
    Neiymara Neiymara 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Wow, just stumbled on all of these articles on Highly Sensitive People and feel like I can finally pinpoint all of these feelings I have had since I was a child. I am an ENFJ and...
    Dcenter10 Dcenter10 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Sensitive doesn't mean you weep and swoon over anything and everything. when you are sensitive, it means you have the ability and habit of perceiving and noting the smallest...
    waterflame waterflame 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    I get told I'm too sensitive all the time...but this is who I am and it hurts when people tell me this. I am a sensitive person. Am I just supposed to turn it off? If I wasn't...
    GivenToFly182 GivenToFly182 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Recently, my teeth has become so sensitive to the point that I can't enjoy my food and beverages! I just started using your basic remedies: Asprin to numb the pain and using a...
    NaturalJoy NaturalJoy 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I'm sensitive about everything. I feel everything so intensely and deeply. I'm not just sensitive about my own feelings but also to the injustices and pain of others. And there...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    So, I thought I had this as one of my experiences. Only in a couple ways am I highly sensitive. I came across one way again tonight with these dang dogs that we have. One of...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    It seems I have to add another post. I would think these things would be common sense. Do not add me if you are a collector of females. I am a female but I find it insulting that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I wish that things didn't get to me. I tend to feel rejected and abandoned by some of the many "friends" that never called back, never wrote me to check how I was doing. I don't...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I am really sensitive when it comes to hate about my favorite celebrity Katy Perry. It really upsets me when people hate on her, and say negative things about her. For example...
    KPfan29 KPfan29 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    People close to me are hardly ever straight up with me. They tell me what I want to hear because they can't handle my extreme emotional reactions :/ I'm a very sensitive...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    . I like to make up songs while I'm brushing my teeth! And it makes me laugh when I hear myself ! 2. I'm hopelessly addicted to using exclamations points excessively!!!! 3. I have...
    Alicexnum2 Alicexnum2 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    TAURUS SIGN People of Taurus sign are silent persons; their movements are measured and quiet. You can always rely on Taurus sign strength, but people of Taurus sign are very...
    Skylar2000 Skylar2000 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I am too sensitive for my own good sometimes. I seem to look for problems where none exist, and then end up creating problems! I have had some wonderful relationships go wrong...
    terridactyl terridactyl 26-30, F 17 Responses 1 day ago

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    People think I am funny and I could never get my feelings hurt. I never show the pain to people, not even a hint or a sign of pain. I am a sensitive person very caring, loving...
    TheMiracleOne TheMiracleOne 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I wish I wasn't so sensitive. I admit that I tend to get easily hurt or offended by people and wear my heart on my sleeve. I'm also a very emotional person. On the outside, I'm...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I honestly think I am too sensitive! I cry every time someone calls me stupid or dum! I don't think like it and I can't stand it!
    Jb359 Jb359 16-17, F 13 Responses Jul 8

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    So sensitive, even an onion makes me cry.
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I act all crazy and don't give a flying turd about anything but I can be quiet sensitive, I hate being made fun of especially sometimes when I talk and I get called stupid if i do...
    DatRandomGinger DatRandomGinger 16-17, M Jul 11

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    I am. According to you I am way to sensitive. I don't know how to express my emotions in the best way. I cry too much and yell. I am stressful. I admit I am not the best at...
    bestofme85 bestofme85 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I should let everyone know that i was born with some sensitivity that is higher then any other guy or person on the globe... I can handle any tough situation and will keep it...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Everyone should learn to be a little more sensitive and caring towards others. Stop being so freaking mean and gain a real heart.
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Everyone thinks I'm a tough guy cause I'm big and workout a lot, but I'm a really nice sensitive guy if I'm trusting you enough to show my real side
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I sure am a sensitive person. I get hurt over little things but, that's just me.
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm too sensitive. When someone says something a bit nasty to me I don't react to it, I usually brush it off and then think about what that person said to me later. Only then do I...
    fullen fullen 22-25, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Am a Kind, Sensitive and Loving Person
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Maybe too sensitive at times. I take things too personally and am upset easily by people I invest a lot of myself into. I don't know when caring too much became such a negative...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 31-35, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I try to hide it because people don't seem to like " sensitive " people .
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Am a Sensitive Person...............
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate how my emotions are to sensitive where I wonder why my boyfriend loves me at times. The way I am at times, I feel like it's to much for anyone to handle. I don't know.. just...
    WomanlyQueen WomanlyQueen 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate how emotional I can get. I am a guy I feel that I shouldn't be that sensitive. I just feel so broken. I need to find myself but how...
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    There is no middle ground , no grey area I either feel with extreme intensity Or I feel nothing at all I'm extremely sensitive Extremely intense Fueled by emotion Love is...
    Angelofthesilencess Angelofthesilencess 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm about to rant. Feel free to just not read this. I usually try to stay positive, and not talk about my problems too much, but this week has about drained me emotionally. I...
    LunaKye LunaKye 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 19

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    1) I am 15 years old 2) I have blonde hair and blue eyes 3) My favorite flowers are daisies and roses 4) I love to travel 5) I have a dog named Sparkey 6) My middle name is Jane...
    ForeverSmiling ForeverSmiling 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    1:Is there a boy/girl in your life? I'm single as a.......... single person 😳 2:Think of the last person who hurt you; do you forgive them? *thinking* thunk! Yes :) I forgive...
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    You're sweet yet bold and confident. You're sensitive yet strong and true. I find myself smiling at the most simplest things you say & do. You probably don't even know it. Well...