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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 6 hrs 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 7 Responses 4 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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    Because I'm sensitive it ruins my relationship. I'm a high maintenance girlfriend, but not without reason. All my life, no one has made me feel secure about their love for me. I'm...
    Mynameisolivia Mynameisolivia 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    And when I say sensitive, I mean uber sensitive. Lol. Eeevveerrrything makes me cry. Back in the day, I'd cry when I heard the ice cream truck. I still cry when I hear music...
    Drechavo Drechavo 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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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 7 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 2 days 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 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    i think i am a HSP. i wasnt sure to begin with but my friend took me through a test and apparently i am. for example, i flinch to loud bands and noises. i have a very sensitive...
    Mistygosa Mistygosa 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Haiz. Idk but I really really do want a guy best friend :/ guys they dont stay angry with you for a long time, moreover, they are not as sensitive as girls and when they are angry...
    Violinmelody Violinmelody 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    When you finally open up and feel confident with someone and try to share a silly story and they shoot you down... Now I'm flustered and upset. I get that sometimes people don't...
    Saudabell Saudabell 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Yeah, I'm weird. I'm a sensitive guy. You may see me walk down the hallway. Crowds of people stare or laugh, and inevitably gossip behind my back, but I keep it cool. My outer...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    “Sometimes we spend a lot of time trying harder in the wrong direction.” ~ Mary Delaney As a sensitive person I am susceptible to drama. My temperament is prone to stronger...
    iNtuitiveFEeling iNtuitiveFEeling 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I hate being sensitive at moments... It's so difficult for me not to be! My heart is too soft and I know it shouldn't. In a world like this people hardly care... I keep things to...
    eflor1436 eflor1436 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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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 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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    Unfortunately because of my environment and familial structure I've grown a very off putting exterior. I pretend to be tough so much that sometimes I am too harsh or too guarded. I...
    DottyUhura DottyUhura 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I hate being sensitive. It is very hard to get use to. I cry over something, then i cry more because i hate crying. Its stupid
    dorkyalien dorkyalien 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I will never cry in public or in front of friends. I am however a VERY sensitive person. This seems to backfire on the people closest to me because they bear the brunt of all my...
    oceanicdreamer oceanicdreamer 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I get jealous very easily. I feel hurt when someone likes someone else better than me. It makes me feel like I'm not fun enough, or pretty enough, etc. I take everything personally...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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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 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Am a Sensitive Person..................
    goodnites34 goodnites34 22-25, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Am a Kind, Sensitive and Loving Person
    goodnites34 goodnites34 22-25, M 5 days ago

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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
    420blaze69 420blaze69 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Am a Sensitive Person............
    goodnites32 goodnites32 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day 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 3 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...
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I want to make friends. but I've been so distant from people I'm not sure how to hold on to friends and fear, that I'll get attached or they might see me as too clingy and I end up...
    Luckycharm2014 Luckycharm2014 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 10

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    1. I procrastinate like there's no tomorrow. You have no idea how long it's taken me to write this story. 2. I am a master at all things Pokemon. 3. I have the shortest attention...