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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sensitive people should be treasured. They love deeply and think deeply About life. They are loyal, honest and true. The simple things sometime mean the most if them. They don't...
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Some people view me as emotionless and cold, because I do my best not to burden people with my problems. But...I AM sensitive to things. Really. Just get to know me.
    bikegenius1 bikegenius1 51-55, M 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I hate that I'm so damn sensitive all the time. It's not just that I can sense other peoples' feelings/emotions, or that certain emotional things make me cry. My problem is, I...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My emotions run deep. I an also very sympathetic And, it may seem silly to those who don't understand, it may seem silly for me to be upset at certain times. but that is who I am...
    Idiotkitty Idiotkitty 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi I'm a 14 year old gay boy who wants a boyfriend, I want someone who judges someone's personality and I want someone who I can protect and care for till I die, I'm a sensitive...
    Hunter1456 Hunter1456 13-15 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I started asking myself if I was too sensitive yesterday and I got kind of excited about it, since maybe that's the reason why I have so many problems? People have called me too...
    AmIAMaleHSP AmIAMaleHSP 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I'm so sensitive person I would shake if I m sad or happy or excited I cry so easy I laugh a lot I feel a lot so much pain seem to not leave my soul but I' try to survive i also...
    emmadarko emmadarko 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Being very sensitive and feeling things very deeply are great for romances, passion in a career, and being their for friends and family. But what happens when friends and family...
    Wellnezamy Wellnezamy 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Reality check..... There are things and personality traits that appeal to us as women. Some like the body builder type....someone with great hair and eyes that feels as though...
    DomestixGoddess DomestixGoddess 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ask someone who mines precious metals........the best veins run deep. I don't always show it on the outside and sometimes I seem super playful but I am sensitive and I do feel...
    OakleysWorld OakleysWorld 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    "Highly sensitive people are too often perceived as weak or broken. But to feel intensely is not a symptom of weakness, it is the characteristic of a truly alive and compassionate...
    cloudedsky cloudedsky 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've been sensitive ever since my dad was kidnapped when I was almost 5. The event traumatized me. My earliest childhood memory is having a nightmare where some strange man takes...
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm not a sensitive person anymore, but I used to be until I realized how absurd life actually is. We are such a bunch of monkies! And no wonder, because our DNA is mostly chimp...
    MorningStars MorningStars 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm starting to see that being over sensitive to almost everything can be a joy, not just a burden. I feel like I live my day to day life on a deep, passionate level because of it...
    Musiclife12 Musiclife12 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I take everything personally. If someone criticises me, even if it's meant in a constructive manner, it hurts me inside. In an ideal world, I'd have no feelings whatsoever, but...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm probably too sensitive for my own good really. If you say something meant to hurt me, it does. If you call me names even if you may mean them as a joke, they still hurt. It may...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I am very sensitive. I dont know maybe its the self isolation and my past. But I do wear my heart on my sleeve and take things more personal the the average person. Its hard to...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Jul 19

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    I want someone who'll just love me period. I'm not perfect, no one is. However if there is someone out there that will love me for my flaws plz just know I'm waiting for such a...
    dreaamer101 dreaamer101 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I think I'm far too sensitive for my own good.. It's because I'm such a caring person and I can't help but take things to heart.
    Victoriaa95 Victoriaa95 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am a highly sensitive person tears come to my eyes from the littlest of things and I guess I've always kind of been like that
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    and long time ago I wasn't accepting over people who are sensitive probably because I have my own insecurities. And being very straight forward I didn't know how to put the two...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 Jul 16

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    Sensitive me is being extra sensitive this morning...
    gabs4help gabs4help 16-17, F Jul 16

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    I'd love to have no feelings whatsoever, but there you go, I'm sensitive and I must accept it.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I am very sensitive! I get tearie eyed almost every day!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 14

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    So, this is a bit of an anxious rant with no particular direction. I'm sure that I'm unsure about everything except what I want and I'm not getting. I hope you read it, and if you...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    What is your definition of sensitivity? How would you define a sensitive person? Do you see the value of it? If so, what is it and why?
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I act like I'm a tough *** and never get affected, but really I'm seriously sensitive and cry a lot. it sucks but its life. a few people know how I really am and that's all I need...
    PrinceNeko PrinceNeko 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I am very sensitive, and emotional, and you can hurt me easy and make me cry...yes this is all very true...Just be ware what lies under my sensitivity, and tears, for this is an...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    It is a waste of time. You would believe that I want a romantic relationship but I don't. Not in this day and age. People are either too sensitive or just plain jerks. I might get...
    razzycharm razzycharm 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    The least thing I like is to be with cruel and hard - hearted people. I Like humble and sensitive people , who can easily cry seeing the pain of others and even that of a small...
    Jovial144 Jovial144 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I want you to take a deep journey into my mind. I was a 4th grader when it all began. I was moving to a new school and I was really shy. I had a crush on this girl named Sandra and...
    HelpingKid HelpingKid 13-15, M Jul 11

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    Experience of being a shy person. When I was a little boy I was an only child in my family, even I didn't have any cousins. My relatives loved me so much so I had their attention...
    DarkAlleysOfMyMind DarkAlleysOfMyMind 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Im not all tough im very shy and sensitive i cry at sad movies when someone hits me i cry alot when i see a dead animal i burry it and cry and when someone crys i cry thats how...
    Izzy2002 Izzy2002 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I am a sensitive male,some guys think that this is wrong is it wrong to be sensitive or to express ur feelings
    mrsabri mrsabri 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 11

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