Speaking as someone who wears her heart on her sleeve, I feel safe in saying that it's kind of hard to date when your feelings and emotions are right there. People can take advantage, others are scared, and each rejection stings. It's so common to take things personally, and it doesn't help that developing a thick skin isn't the easiest thing in the world, either. If you wear your heart on your sleeve, too, you might be put off by some of the more painful aspects of dating, but your sensitivity and openness to your emotions are both beautiful traits. Someone out there will appreciate them. You just have to take precautions and protect your heart.
1. First of All, You do Not Need to Change
You wear your heart on your sleeve and that's beautiful, but it is essential to remember that there are people in the world who are happy to take advantage of something like that – and someone like you.