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I Want to Not Be So Sensitive

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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 take every little thing to heart!

    Why do I do this? If love to be the kind of person who doesn't get upset so easily but I'm not! I get upset over every little thing! I get hurt so easily! I know it's very hard to just go from a very sensitive person to not taking everything so seriously, so is there any healthy...
    godsgift90 godsgift90 22-25, F May 21

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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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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    a text I sent to my bf a few weeks back: and I am sensitive yes I am your god damn right I am because I've been to a hell of a lot of stuff in my life and people have put me down...
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    Every day he says things to me that I take to the heart because the way he says it. It's not just what he says but also his tone of voice if your gonna say something that's gonna...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love the pressure of lots of good food in my belly. When I'm stretched out and heavy like that, everything is so sensitive! >.< My breasts expand and become tender. I can...
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    Is it wrong that i am a guy & i am sensitive !? Cuz most people think i am weak just because i have no problem showing/expressing my feelings !!
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    I used to embrace being a sensitive person. Because it used to mean that you were genuine and caring. But now it means you are vulnerable. And you get taken advantage of and made...
    emyay emyay 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    I have an ex who cries if ANYONE doesn't like her. I don't like those kinda people who cry about almost everything. Im sensitive but I don't cry about EVERYTHING. If someone calls...
    Cuterhsnail Cuterhsnail 18-21, M Jun 23

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    Its hard being sensitive. Having a big heart means you could feel both the good and the bad. :(
    mariec17 mariec17 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Its super easy 2 make me cry :( i wish i wasnt so sensitive. can a heart be 2 big? i wanna save all the people who hurt 2 but i cant n i no it:( i hope some1 out there can thou
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    Even a rampaging bull can be sensitive, why do you think he's on a rampage? Because he has hurt feelings
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    tickleslave16 tickleslave16 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    So I used a bus and a train today for the first time I'm very sensitive So I was pushed around Now my whole leg is ******* bruised Dude I gave up my seat to an old lady so I had...
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    I wish i could find a gold hearted brother that will loves me, cares about me, looking after me, protects me, and growing togeher old in a house. I would be so happy !!! And i'am a...
    iWantABrother iWantABrother 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Mixed feelings about it..I don't like the word sensitive or being told i am cause i associate it with weakness or with being not put together enough..That said i like how i feel...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 20

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    JaneD22 JaneD22 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M Jun 17

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    It's always just too much to handle. .. emotional sensitivity is awful. .. I hate having a constant physical pain in my heart. .. It just aches. .. literally aches. ... I want to...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F Jun 16

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    1. Being fat 2. Ugly or old guys who think they have a chance with me and just don't take the hint I m totally not interested 3. Controlling bossy women who try to be my friend...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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