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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 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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    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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    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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    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

    There's being sensitive and overly sensitive. I know I'm sensitive like when people tell at me that hurts my feelings. Yes. But some people on here are just a tad bit overly...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 16-17, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I get upset over the smallest things I'm very sensitive to touch won't even let my family hug me. The only people I let touch me are little kids.
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I wonder what it would be like? Complete nudity for several days in a row changes you. Your feelings and the way your skin react changes. Your temperature sensitive changes. In...
    Zdenka Zdenka 18-21, F 6 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    http://www.blogthings.com/whatdoesyoursleepingstylesayaboutyouquiz/ You're a Sensitive Sleeper Sleep doesn't always come easily to you, but when the conditions are right, you...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 19 mins ago

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    I am very sensitive and process subtle changes/stimuli very deeply. I tend to feel and react to everything deeply and strongly. My moods/emotions are often intense and beyond my...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I wish I weren't so sensitive. I wish I could just not care. I've been put down and told I was too sensitive so many times. It makes me feel like I am not normal or there is...
    waywardmuffin waywardmuffin 36-40, F 13 Responses Aug 22

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    So, not only am I sensitive, depressed and lonely but I believe I'm borderline personality disorder. I know, I know. Your probably running fast as far away from me as possible. The...
    expressivelyMe expressivelyMe 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 6

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    I simply cannot handle strong emotions anymore. Ones like anger, frustration, etc without wanting to punch a wall or break something. It didn't used to be this way though, there...
    Amaluna Amaluna 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    iam a very sensitive person and nervous,shy,antisocial, my sensitivity makes problems for me with myself or with people, i get hurted easily and care the most for everything and a...
    Emmajasonn Emmajasonn 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I REPEAT! Being a sensitive person IS DIFFRENT from being a cry baby. Sensitive mean you are aware of your surrounding. Cry baby means youre cry after every litle things! Grow...
    faiqafkr faiqafkr 16-17, M 17 Responses 6 days ago

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    Im a very sensitive person, i was never always this sensitive, every year i become worse! I guess i just kept holding so much in and now i cant handle that anymore, so whenever im...
    staystrongsu staystrongsu 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    All women are sensitive, it's a conditioned female trait, but I am hyper sensitive compared to some women. I think very deeply about everything said to me, everything done to me...
    Gaspard91 Gaspard91 22-25, F 15 Responses Aug 1

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    Oh boy! Am I a sensitive person? The answer is yes. I am REALLY sensitive. My brother used to play tricks on me and he would flick me in the nose and I'd cry, haha. Whenever I...
    Nessuray Nessuray 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm going to be honest and say, yes, I do hold grudges. I'm sensitive to the fact that I put my full trust in people, but then get brutally stabbed behind my back and used. So...
    seakissedjem seakissedjem 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 19

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    I never used to be overly sensitive, in fact I was the complete opposite. Don't get me wrong I was sympathetic to others and helped when I can but I never got upset at things even...
    Peachesanddream Peachesanddream 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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    I feel very sad. My baby isn't contacting me as much as he used to. He said he's out of credit or something and that he went to the mountains with no connection service, but he...
    genejanexx genejanexx 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    At times I am sensitive I can either get upset or just go emotionless if something happens tat I don't like. I must be ugly or something since no one had answered my messages that...
    iamonamission iamonamission 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I am a really sensitive person. Any little thing can make me cry or make me sad if the person is successful in hurting my feelings. I'm sure we all know one person that is very...
    raisetheroof raisetheroof 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I am intensely sensitive, but emotional reg and want to share with new guy my world but worry that my intensity makes me seem intimidating. I think sometimes men think I am going...
    litenup litenup 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi I need ticklish females. I am a single guy who is very fond of tickling women. I particularly like women with small feet sizes 2,3 and fours. I will tickle others up to a 6. My...
    VERYTICKLISHGUY VERYTICKLISHGUY 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Lol...like someone warned me yesterday that i shouldn't believe my self-assessment rt now(you are a genius :) )...so true. I am back to missing her. I have never been in such...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I get angry at myself for being too sensitive which leads to me sobbing even more when people hurt me. I would much rather be punched in the face then being insulted at. But I...
    NancyCS NancyCS 13-15, F Aug 4

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    Some people aren't sensitive enough that's the problem. I don't spank my kid, I still hold the door for people, and I care about things outside of myself and that's OK.
    sbell08 sbell08 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I don't know if it's just me but I have always felt like I feel emotions very intensely. When I'm hurt it's hard for me to focus on anything else but the pain I feel in my chest...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I am sensitive in that way that my feelings get hurt easily and because I'm week, if someone hits me hard-ish it can really hurt. My friends don't understand this and if they...
    lauranormie lauranormie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I am human with Flesh and Blood. I am very sensitive like that " Naughty Bushes". May be a different names?
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Im survivor of emotional abuse. As i was 9, my mother started to bully me every day. Nobody stood up to me, not even my father. Nobody knew that she insult me and put me down every...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I used to be really tough and resilient to home school/ work place stresses... I used to rise to each challenge and work my way through it alone... I don't know what happens as I...
    off2heavenIgo off2heavenIgo 13-15 5 Responses Aug 13

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    Being sensitive is either good or bad......when I sensed something is not right in a relationship,I got this weird thoughts that creates me to doubt. I can't help it but sometimes...
    Yojj13 Yojj13 31-35, F Aug 14

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    And somehow I really hate it. Usually in society I always "play" the tough guy but whenever I'm alone I just let my feelings go (I'm not crying). It can be for small thing like...
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M Aug 14

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    Sometimes maybe a little TOO sensitive! :( I try to put myself in the shoes of others, and being a thinker as we, this doesn't always work. I see body language, facial looks, hear...
    Panth69 Panth69 46-50, M Aug 15

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    The woman who birthed me has Borderline Personality disorder. The abuse I suffered as a child made me feel unsafe and unwanted. Like it was all my fault she was angry all the time...
    MarcyBrawner MarcyBrawner 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 16

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    There has been a long time in my life, almost for the whole of it in fact, until reasonably recently, when I've pretty-much denied my emotions, by which I mean I've pretty-much...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Strong yet sensitive at some point of time 😁
    rony989 rony989 22-25, M Aug 18

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    People often take advantage of that. They think it's okay to make her believe that she's offended because shes too sensitive instead of admitting I did something wrong.
    karinaroyzen karinaroyzen 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I am too - I'm very sensitive to Music. I think it's one of the best gifts ..virtually free gifts if you like. Which can make a huge difference to you are experiencing , Or...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I mean I'm pretty normal for the most part, but I tend to take things way to personally. I also cry quite a lot for a guy... For example when I watch a movie or another T.V. show...
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M Aug 19

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    so i cry a lot, happy or sad, mostly sad. i am so sensitive especially with my boyfriend. We have been through a lot together, good and bad for the past three years on and off. All...
    evaseo evaseo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I am way too sensitive. I cry because of the simplest things, such as music,documentaries, and other things going that are also not personal to me.
    Marlene33 Marlene33 31-35 13 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm so sensitive that sometimes I sit and cry alone :(
    deilia94 deilia94 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Why everyone always say they are a sensitive person? Its kinda ANNOYING you cry baby! Be brave! And strong! We have to be tough, so we can change the world to be better! Dont let...
    faiqafkr faiqafkr 16-17, M 5 Responses a week ago