Yeah exactly , pretty much since birth . people who didn't understand said I was weird then played on my feelings aura ect. Until I was exhausted tore down left empty. I know a lot more NOW to block that stuff.
A gift once you learn to stay grounded and a shield of protection! Also a quite intresting trait indeed when you learn to locate the do not absorb button. - and this so much ties into that mirrored, extroverted introvert because of the people I am around