Sometimes just knowing that others have the same experiences as you can be helpful, and I appreciate your time and thoughtful responses.
Coping Skills and Strategies
How do the emotionally sensitive cope with their intense feelings? What a variety of answers you gave!
Accepting the emotions, going to therapy, becoming a Buddhist, mindfulness, learning that others are emotionally sensitive, understanding that being emotionally sensitive can be a strength, dancing, exercise, faith in God, learning that thoughts are not facts, dialectical behavior therapy, the support of compassionate loved ones, Yoga, medication, setting boundaries, joining a loving church, and understanding that emotions pass were all ways you cope.