Word for people who always believe others are speaking negatively about them.

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    paranoid is a good word – Mari-Lou A Jul 23 '17 at 16:25
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    The title conflicts with the description in the body. Someone super sensitive, or highly sensitive is someone who is extremely emotive and sensitive to criticism, (they take things too personally) and become distressed when they witness any act of (perceived) cruelty. – Mari-Lou A Jul 23 '17 at 16:29
  • "Hypersensitive". – Andrew Jul 23 '17 at 16:55
  • This requires a diagnosis more than a single word. – Luke Sawczak Jul 23 '17 at 20:40
  • "It's like I'm paranoid lookin' over my back. It's like a whirlwind inside of my head. It's like I can't stop what I'm hearing within..." :( – shin Jul 24 '17 at 0:16

Such a person could have a thin skin. (Unlike a thick skin as sung about by Sia in "Elastic Heart".)

skin - Idioms

  1. have a thin skin - to be extremely sensitive to criticism or rebuffs; be easily offended

Source: Dictionary.com

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