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I Want to Not Be So Sensitive

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My hubby's Fam keeps complaining that I'm too overly sensitive. Which I don't get bc thy get insulted at things I say and do just as easily as I do with what they say and do (btw I...
    Tobyfire Tobyfire 26-30, F 1 Response May 19

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    Ugh! Sometimes, like now, I kind of wish I wasn't! 3 times in 2 weeks now I have tried online dating sites and closed my account within a day!Why? For starters, when I portray...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M 18 Responses May 25

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    Too sympathetic, too empathetic and I'm tired of it. It's draining to be a sensitive person. I feel it forces you to be in another person's shoes along with your own. I'm even...
    loveoverignorance loveoverignorance 18-21, F 5 Responses May 11

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    I am so sensitive all the time. I can sense people's feeling easily and even what they think. For example when I am with my friends or in a group discussing something, I would...
    Suthysuppy Suthysuppy 18-21, F May 11

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    I'm not hypersensitive. I just feel my feelings. I think that is healthy. i know there are people who complain about every tiny thing, or perhaps they say they are *sensitive* but...
    AutumnHeart AutumnHeart 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    Sensitive people are the most genuine and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won’t tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However, the moment...
    Libran15oct Libran15oct 31-35 7 Responses May 14

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    I am Asian, I wonder that I am a sensitive person or I do not understand the Western culture. I like Whites and I have some dating account. I consider myself that I am cute and...
    ntranf108 ntranf108 18-21, F 7 Responses May 20

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    I have always been very sensitive. Some people ask me why are you so sensitive? I am like well because I just am. I have a big heart and try my hardest to be nice to everyone. So...
    ButterflyPrincess876 ButterflyPrincess876 22-25, F 1 Response May 22

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    i am a sensitive person i also fight with depression and anxiety at the same time i find peace and happiness in helping others deal i love talkig to new people and will try to help...
    twiztidrob93 twiztidrob93 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Some say I am a very sensitive person but truth is i just feel too much. Every word, every action and every bit of energy goes straight to my heart, mind and soul. It can be both a...
    enchantingsub enchantingsub 41-45, F 2 Responses May 8

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    im very sensitive!!!!!! and it sucks. :O whenever i was a little kid people used to call me a cry baby for crying. bu i always think the tears are justified.... it just takes a...
    Slothislife Slothislife 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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    It's funny how people around,including friends always tell me that i am a strong person from outside because no matter how i feel,i always laugh in front of then.But inside,I cry...
    des3low des3low 31-35, F 3 Responses May 10

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    I hate being so sensitive and constantly analyzing everything I say to everyone and what they say to me and getting upset over the tiniest of things. Wish I could just shake it...
    harhailija harhailija 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11

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    Sometimes I wonder if it really is a blessing. I really try to see the good in everyone, and oftentimes it gets me in trouble. My heart is in the right place though and God knows...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 8 Responses May 11

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    What's horrible about being a sensitive person is that your so called " best friend " mocks you about you crying over your by on a graduation video ...
    SadhbhHarrington SadhbhHarrington 18-21, F 3 Responses May 16

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    I am sensitive person.. I don't like
    prashuk1996 prashuk1996 18-21, M May 19

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    It comes from being feminine,not totally but a lot.I wish there were more people who accepted and understood that there is a lot of good that comes from a sensitive feminine man.
    ADF55 ADF55 56-60 May 24

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    so many members and no post? im a sensitive and a shy guy and every ones like u dnt talk and ur really quiet all the while i think in my head once i open my mouth i dnt shut! I...
    princevirgo princevirgo 22-25, M May 25

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    I wish I wasn't so sensitive...but then I wouldn't be me.
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Any HSPs try acupuncture? I did not like it. I guess because I'm so sensitive. I laughed nervously the whole time & the acupuncturist said that something like that had never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today is my birthday but it was kind of awful. I guess it really doesn't matter because a birthday is really just like any other day, 😐 but I guess if I'm being honest it was...
    LittleChut LittleChut 18-21, F 31 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm very sensitive as I'm sure others are too, but I take things too seriously or really over think. How do I continue to stay positive and strong when all I think is...
    M1TCH94 M1TCH94 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a very sensitive person. For as long as I can remember I cried when people excluded me from their activities, and when adolescence hit me, I found myself crying in bed at the...
    thebasedgod05 thebasedgod05 18-21, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm a very sensitive person, the good thing is i ALWAYS notice when people talks about me behind my back, when people starts to avoid me because i feel literally everything.
    DamnItsDilara DamnItsDilara 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    1. My name is Alissa 2. I am 18 years old 3. I am working to become a makeup artist 4. I love smoking but I hate cigarettes(I only smoke vapor, cannabis , and occasionally...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 11 Responses May 3

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    So, I'm not sleeping again even though I have to write a two thousand word paper, create a six page powerpoint, and take a map quiz, that all have to do with my final grade in a...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 3 Responses May 7

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    I live in Katy, Texas. I am looking for someone nearby or willing to travel. I want a BABY and that is really the only thing on my mind rite now. I am great with kids. My baby...
    Trish101 Trish101 22-25, F May 9

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    I live in Katy, Texas. I am looking for someone nearby or willing to travel. I want a BABY and that is really the only thing on my mind rite now. I am great with kids. My baby...
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    I live in Katy, Texas. I am looking for someone nearby or willing to travel. I want a BABY and that is really the only thing on my mind rite now. I am great with kids. My baby...
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    I live in Katy, Texas. I am looking for someone nearby or willing to travel. I want a BABY and that is really the only thing on my mind rite now. I am great with kids. My baby...
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    I live in Katy, Texas. I am looking for someone nearby or willing to travel. I want a BABY and that is really the only thing on my mind rite now. I am great with kids. My baby...
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    I live in Katy, Texas. I am looking for someone nearby or willing to travel. I want a BABY and that is really the only thing on my mind rite now. I am great with kids. My baby...
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    I live in Katy, Texas. I am looking for someone nearby or willing to travel. I want a BABY and that is really the only thing on my mind rite now. I am great with kids. My baby...
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    I live in Katy, Texas. I am looking for someone nearby or willing to travel. I want a BABY and that is really the only thing on my mind rite now. I am great with kids. My baby...
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