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Anyone feeling over sensitive to others pain?

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Newmamatobe Sat 23-Jan-16 00:29:55

New here - hi guys! 37 weeks, I just had the most intense wave of sadness at an animal cruelty post on Facebook. Don't get me wrong I'm an animal lover and generally compassionate to the horrid things that happen in this world BUT the intensity of my reaction threw me!

Is it my body getting me prepared for the mixture of emotions that will come with being a new mum?!?

What a journey this is!!

UptownFunk00 Sat 23-Jan-16 00:38:45

I'm sensitive anyway but even worse whilst pregnant - am also. 37 weeks.

Criticism really affects me more than usual too.

DustyMaiden Sat 23-Jan-16 00:46:07

Yes, this is your life now.

Junosmum Sat 23-Jan-16 09:35:40

Yep, and it's got worse since birth. I'm not normally sensitive, in fact my family describe me as a cold hearted bitch (in a loving way blush). But in the latter stages of pregnancy and since birth 3 weeks ago I'm a total softy, almost anything sad/ emotive sets me off!

Newmamatobe Sat 23-Jan-16 22:56:06

Intense - all rather exciting and intriguing though... Thanks for the replies. Just got to learn how to do the waiting thing now - I want her here now!!

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