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I Want to Not Be So Sensitive

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    My story is a little different in some ways but really similar in many other ways. Let's start out with the positive. :) Unlike a lot of other people, I have gotten positive...
    Sweetiel3elle Sweetiel3elle 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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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 5 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I didn't exactly know how to feel when I read about HSP. It felt as if I was reading my emotional autobiography. I've always been quite a sensitive and emotional person but now...
    IthinksoIam IthinksoIam 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    There are different aspects of me that are sensitive. One of the most challenging is my sensitive sense of smell. Doesn't seem like it should be much of an issue, right? The...
    yourvoluptuousbaby yourvoluptuousbaby 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I've always been very sensitive at at times that can make me more dramatic then people are willing to underatand. well recently I was sort of pressured to kiss this guy for a...
    secretsinwhispers secretsinwhispers 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 11

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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 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What was your: Last beverage – Water Last phone...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 8 Responses Nov 3

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What was your: Last beverage – Water with...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    My friend, diablesse34, posted her story and suggested I do this too. It's long; sorry, but I'm just answering the questions in the game. I'm not going to tag anyone, but if you...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I have a question? what is so wrong with a guy who cares? a sensitive man? who wants to text you once a day and says he misses you? why do women only want ********? why doesn't she...
    blue22red22 blue22red22 31-35, M Nov 6

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What was your: Last beverage – Coffee. Last...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    1. Last hug: My sister at her wedding last year 2. Last phone; My sister, can't remember what it was about though. 3. Last text message: I don't text. ._. 4. Last song you heard...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Nov 8

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    I Want To Play Experience Project Tag The Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What...
    Traceavery Traceavery 61-65, M Nov 13

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    What was your... Last beverage: V8 Mango Peach Last phone call: My cousin Last text message: 'I just wanted to say hi and see how you are' Last song you listened to: 'I'm not...
    joydream joydream 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14

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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...
    Uncertain153 Uncertain153 26-30, M 6 Responses Nov 18

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What was your: Last beverage – Coffee Last...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun ( I don't tag anyone, just do it for a friend, Miss...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 4

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    I am a sensitive person. I have done many things in my life to protect myself. Many of my efforts to protect myself have created problems for me. I am now determined to create a...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    I recently stumbled upon one of the books, Chicken Soup for the Couples' Soul while sifting items in my grandmothers home, to help her move. It is a series of books that can...
    joydream joydream 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Sometimes I thinks I've born as a lamb with a wolves fur. people always treat me as a tough guy. but the fact is the opposite. I weep everytims I see, watch or reads even when i...
    Weepinguy Weepinguy 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    For me the worst part about being an HSP is my need for downtime. When you pick up on so many details and process them so deeply, your body requires extra time to rest to recover...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    i am a very sensitive man. some try to say this is a sign of weekness, i think its a sign of strength. I wear my heart on my sleeve, I take alot to heart. i cry at sad...
    Lancerdude Lancerdude 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I was tagged by my friend Pinky :) Here goes it... The Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 11

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    What was your... Last beverage: Coffee Last phone call: From my wife asking me to pick something up from the store Last text message: Night old man Last song you listened to...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 12

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    Since Pinky65 was so kind as to tag me. The Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What...
    Jim44444 Jim44444 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 12

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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.
    JadeMarieWhalleySeale JadeMarieWhalleySeale 22-25, F a week ago

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    But not overly sensitive. I have sensitive; Skin,feelings and the paranormal.
    roxrockman roxrockman 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Being a guy an being a Sensitive person is a very hard thing to do it seems like no matter what i do i get judged for it. And no girls seems to want to be with a guy that has...
    jjjbq5 jjjbq5 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 9

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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 5 days ago

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    Why elders think they know modern. My mentor says he knows me. Says he knows others. Hes often wrong about people. He thinks exercise will kill muscle disorder. He...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I truely dont give a rats *** what anybody thinks about me. Ive worked with people that just dont like me and they talk **** and it doesnt bother me one bit. I dont feel the need...
    DenSan DenSan 22-25, F Nov 8

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    Well you see, I have had a lot of people blocking me lately on EP... I don't know why really, but I'm going to assume they were sensitive people. I'm a very sensitive person too...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    When people dont like me, i can sense it.. I stay away from them after ive tried reaching out yet its like talking to a wall.. Literally, cuz they really ignore u Also, hurtful...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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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 3 days ago

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    My daughter see's animal spirits and I can't see them. I've always been very sensitive to spirits and for a large part of my life I feared them because of something dark that I...
    meshbegin meshbegin 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I know that I'm too sensitive. The smallest things bother me. Today I was trying to show my friend a page that she might like of the same book we were reading and she yelled at me...
    euphorian euphorian 16-17, F Oct 31

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