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I Want to Not Be So Sensitive

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    Hey. If anyone shares the same interests that i'm about to post about, feel free to talk to me. :) 1. My name is LisaMarie - but people usually just call me Lisa instead. 2. I...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I've always been like this I think. I'm tough but i am sensitive. Some things people say, even if its said as a joke, it hurts my feelings. I wish I wasn't like this cause then...
    Alysh7 Alysh7 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Recently I've been very sensitive. I'm also extremely confused. Here's the story; I started liking one of my friends. I don't know why, it just happened. I told two friends. But...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    im sorry but im really sick of people who makes fun of other people i just cant stand them because they got no rights to do that and when they question me and my hobbies i just...
    rthbs rthbs 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    what's the most sensitive part of your body to cut?
    ayyeitsellie ayyeitsellie 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I would call myself sensitive because of things I've been though in my life. People have told me don't be sensitive, be a man. But I feel a sensitive person is a good person and...
    MrAwesomeNiceGuy MrAwesomeNiceGuy 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Good looking skin makes for a better appearance.Taking care of your skin will have it looking the best it can. Here are steps towards making your skin right.A facial wash that...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I'm so overly sensitive to pitch sounds of all sorts, I hate the features even when it's 24 digress, I burn in Max is 3 minutes since I timed it, I get over whelmed by crowds, I'm...
    Rakiea Rakiea 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Shoot me because I truly care. I give and I give and I give.I don't to it because I'm weak,I do it because I love.The giving isn't always about gifts or money,it's about being...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't get offended easily mainly bacause I don't care about what most people think of me. I don't obey to society's opinion on me or whatever you want to call it. But when I do...
    AnnaJackson12345 AnnaJackson12345 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've always been sensitive. sometimes I'm even overly sensitive. and it sucks most of the time. Being sensitive gets you hurt easily. Even over things that you try to tell yourself...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I don't know why but I am sensitive, yet I can appear strong emotionally to people who dont really know me. I use to be so sensitive to where if I thought I got a dirty look from...
    BlessedOne88 BlessedOne88 18-21, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I am so sensitive that I have quit one job many years ago. Recently two months ago, I quit another job, because I couldn't take the stuff that was happening anymore. It was killing...
    Jabx82 Jabx82 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am sensitive and I hate it I speak from my heart not my mind which gets me in trouble a lot I hate being sensitive but atlease I know I have a heart even its hurt 99.9% of the...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jan 1

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    It's easy to say that men aren't supposed to be sensitive because a sensitive man supposedly is a wuss. However, I can't help being this way, I've been like this as long as I can...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M 5 Responses Jan 11

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    People call me sensitive like I try to hide my feelings but I just can't help it even my dad gets mad at me because im to "sensitive".Sorry but that's how I am and I'm not changing...
    WeCanWinThisFight WeCanWinThisFight 13-15, F 10 Responses Jan 12

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    I am very sensitive. I feel everything. My boyfriend gets annoyed with me because I cry easily and every argument we have is a huge deal to me. I am certainly the most sensitive...
    WWB82 WWB82 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Recently a guy friend confided in me about his relationship with his girlfriend. He said she ditched him and went on with his friend.. I jokingly said.. Whoaa your friend is...
    Pretywoman Pretywoman 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Am I too sensitive? I don't even know. But I've been made fun of my whole life and it can be kind of upsetting at times. Recently, this guy I liked (we went out to lunch for like...
    AriannaMariee AriannaMariee 16-17, F 9 Responses Jan 10

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    Yes, I'm very sensitive. And I annoy people because of this. I tend to take things as a personal attack, even if it is not meant as one. I was bullied throughout middle school and...
    ImaginaryAlchemist ImaginaryAlchemist 18-21, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    It wasn't until I was 52 and recovering from ptsd that I found out about HSP. My ENTIRE life made sense. Now I'm working on a way to help other Sensitives find strengths in their...
    VayJayBrigade VayJayBrigade 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    Its true , in my school everyone sees me as a gangster people also think I'm a strong person simply because of where i came from the family i have & the way i look , in reality I'm...
    hermosaa9001 hermosaa9001 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I don't think people know how sensitive I am. The smallest things can hurt me/make me cry. I'm like an egg. I can be easily broken :/
    Anon2721 Anon2721 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am very sensitive and I hate that about myself -.- it makes me feel week but I just brush it off most of the time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I cry whenever someone yells at me or is very stern with me. Also whenever they ask me why I look depressed and especially when animals die in movies. I hate being so sensitive it...
    LilahWolf LilahWolf 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm a sensitive but i don't show it. I always get sad by my friends, calling me names... so i most of time spend my time alone. being alone is great because you won't get hurt or...
    TheWiseRedOwl TheWiseRedOwl 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Sensitive people are ******
    TeddyBundy TeddyBundy 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    I believe I have high sensitivity. Not only in the sense that I cry when I watch a gushy love movie, but that I have a deep intuition for people's feelings. Sometimes this is a...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 6

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    I think I am the most sensitive person. I get butt hurt over any little thing. Even feeling stupid by what somebody can tell me on ep. I believe I am not smart, I care too much...
    vaashapenin vaashapenin 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 7

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    I hate when people call me fat or ugly or gay bc I'm a sensitive person. But do they care? Nope.
    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M 7 Responses Jan 7

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    I know I'm only 15, but I feel like I understand things better than some older people lol. When someone says "someone's getting raped" as a joke when someone yells in the hallway...
    Cheergirl780 Cheergirl780 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 8

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    Honestly, I don't think saying "very" even scratches the surface of how I am. I suppose that makes me a complicated person... but it's something that seems innate within myself...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    It is an unthinking unfeeling world of emotionally unintelligent carnal minded abusive selfish people. Survival for an empathic sensitive good hearted person - which is no more...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    salam, there I m a sensitive person .because I need help financial
    perveennawaz perveennawaz 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I swear I'm too sensitive! Every little thing said or done that's the tiniest bit rude, I end up crying. Call me a baby or weak but I don't even know why I'm like that!
    samaralavoie2 samaralavoie2 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    (Another story about my dad) Today, we got our report cards from the second quarter. I had almost all A's. I had a B in Spanish. It was no big deal. Everyone else got a B, so I...
    ZiggyZebra ZiggyZebra 13-15, F Jan 12

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    I've just realized that i'm rather stupid not sensitive, anyway both words starts with 's' and both means someone really miserable in this damn world. Have a beautiful day.