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I Become Emotionally Attached Too Easily

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    I Don't Think This Is A Good Thing - I scared people because of this. And I often got hurt because of this. Is being emotionally attached to someone a bad thing to do? Well, I...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2010

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    Trying But Failing - It's interesting how a person changes continuously as they go through life. I have changed in many ways probably because of a mixture of age and experience. I...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    I am diagnosed with "anxious-preoccupied attachment disorder". It just means that i have high anxiety and low avoidant. When i get easily attached to a person, i will think...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Having Double Feelings - i have a boyfriend yes i love him, but then there is kahn a guy that my uncle is great friends with. i have strong feelings for kahn but i cant have him he...
    lillyianmay lillyianmay 13-15, F Jan 23, 2013

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    Friend Or Stalker? - Can anyone help me?  I am a married female, desperately searching for information on when to know if my female friend is stalking me or just completely...
    jen1217 jen1217 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 13, 2010

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    I get emotionally attached to boys easily. It sucks so hard. Some people think that a kiss on the lips is nothing but to me, once you kiss me and not talk to me... I will mope...
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Always Have... - I become emotionally attached to guys way too easily. Show me some affection, attention..you will have a stalker on your hands.LOL OK I'm not that bad. I DO...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Why Do I Do This? - I guess it's because I've never been very close to anyone so whenever I am able to let my guard down around someone I'm attached to them, they tend to be all I...
    Tristan46 Tristan46 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    It's True... - I hate to admit it, but it's true. I have recently cultivated quite a few new friendships. I easily forget that we're not old friends, trusted comrades, because...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I Wish I Didn't Feel This Way - It stresses me out so much. My boyfriend and I of five years recently broke up because I cheated on him. We were in a long distance relationship...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    How Do I Stop It? I Don'T Want To Scare Others Away, But I Do? - I am the same as you. I know that I get to emotionally attached to people, but I don't know how to stop it. I...
    Bribles Bribles 22-25, F 1 Response May 8, 2013

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    I become attached to everything from my family to a blue pencil. It's actually pretty sad how quickly I get attached to stupid things.
    Samchezz Samchezz 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Why Does It Happen? - I'm trying to find a reason for why I become so emotionally attached to people. I wish there was one event in my life that I could point a finger at and say...
    Bribles Bribles 22-25, F 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    I Have A Big Heart, Please Hold It Carefully - I always try to protect my heart because I know that whenever I open it up to a close one I do it completely and expect a lot. It is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 1, 2011

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Emontionally Attached - I am haveing swimming thoughts going on in my head, and that is because I am attached to a friend that I adore. I just cannot keep having the unstability in...
    mrjan12 mrjan12 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2009

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    What to Write... - I'm trying to write more stories, but I'm not sure what I can put for this one! :D Oh well, here goes....   I feel emotion very easily. I ...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M Sep 14, 2009

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    I Really Belong In This Group.... - I really belong in this group, I have grown so emotionally attached to people here on Ep, and I feel like its just not good for me, or for them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    I'm in band and a while back we had a field show were we would take the field for the awards. While we were waiting i just kind of became very sad. A few people realized this and...
    Tristan46 Tristan46 16-17, M Mar 13

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    .Fake. - Sometimes i wish i cannot easily love someone Because if i love i know what will be done It will be happy at first time And be done with painful one Memories of somebody...
    SecretWriter7 SecretWriter7 13-15, F Feb 7, 2013

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    I Really Really Wish Otherwise. - It's embarassing to even admit it. I guess it's because I am kind of needy. I mean, if someone messages me one day and chats for a long time via...
    frootiee frootiee 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    I Am Broken. - I'm an emotional wreck. I mean look at me, I'm losing my fcking mind. I don't even know where to begin; where to start. I feel as if I'm nothing but a lost cause...
    9mKsH 9mKsH 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Why Do I, And Why Can't I Stop It? - I have the same problem I guess the rest of you have. My problem, sadly is that it happens most with other guys. I'm a straight guy. I never...
    aknottymouse aknottymouse 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    Emotionally Involved And Afraid - i am a female who has been in a relationship for a little over five months with a man; i feel like i am geeting too emotionally involved too soon...
    emotional11 emotional11 46-50 May 5, 2012

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    Apparently So... - This is my story. It's not a long one, but it's been an emotional one for me. If you must comment, please do so with care, as I'm still a bit raw here. Also...
    Rosalinn Rosalinn 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    Animals - I don't know why but I can't stand animal's in pain.  I do not feel the same towards humans, for example;  witnessing something as simple as one of my cats...
    Mynced Mynced 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    I become emotionally attached to anything way too easily. I was playing Minecraft with my fiancé the other day. Long story short, I tamed a wolf (named him and everything) and...
    Honiebun Honiebun 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    I have mentioned previously that i have Anxious-preoccupied attachment disorder. I realized many people are not aware of different types of attachment. Just to be informative, i...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I Plan A Friendship Out Before It Even Starts - I assume that once the firsts words are exchanged i will have a friend but that its never so, i think about them texting me or...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 18-21, F Jun 27, 2011

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    I Don't Know What To Do Anymore... - So it was about 2 years ago when I met this boy. I spent A LOT of time with him. Everytime we were together in public, he would hold my hand...
    madimadoog madimadoog 13-15, F Jun 20, 2012

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    Shattered - Wine, heart , roses Passion, Love and sadness Arts of foolishness Between those sides of darkness Tattoo on her heart "Broke" was the word who marked Then when they...
    SecretWriter7 SecretWriter7 13-15, F Apr 21, 2013

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    Scared Of What'S Outside... - I guess you can say that things get hard for me. I don't like meeting new people as much, I'm not open anymore because I'm afraid what's behind the...
    jackie0lin jackie0lin 13-15, F Feb 15, 2013

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    Depression By Me - this is what's wrong with me. i can get really attached to someone too easily. and it sure sucks. hahaha. it's been more than a week since we last talked. i...
    ErinValcourt ErinValcourt 18-21, F Feb 6, 2013

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    With me I have plenty of people as friends, and it's a shallow relationship with most. These are the friends I wouldn't tell a secret to but still chat and hangout with. It's...
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    and I feel so stupid because no one ever feels the same way. Every time I realize this with someone, or every time someone, I guess I would say, abandons me, it hurts. Every time...
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    My mum said this is one of my weakness; getting attached to people SO EASILY. That's why some people takes me for granted and hurts me.
    Thatssoawesome Thatssoawesome 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a loser for love. I easily fall in love and people take advantage of that when they see it happening. It sucks though. Because I just want to be in a relationship where there...
    rosaserick rosaserick 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Do I fall in love to easily? I don't know.....I'm a very compassionate guy with no outlet for my love and compassion. Sure I'm married but she has taken my trust and destroyed it...
    Lone1y Lone1y 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I wouldn't call it love, but I get crushes so easily it's terrible. I can only imagine it's due to my insecurities or I'm a much more loving person than I want to believe.
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't get how people just want to find love. Some people are like 12 and want to find their soulmate. It's really sad to be honest... Lol idk just though I would share my opinion...
    margaret707 margaret707 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I can be talking to you for 10 minutes and feel I can't be without you. It's a curse. I hate it.
    SimplySuicidal SimplySuicidal 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Like I'm a target These girls at my collage do like little dares involving me mostly being hugged ,tied up,and on the floor moaning Yea..... O.o it's pretty hard..
    MonsterSlain MonsterSlain 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I'm a really caring person and a huge romantic and I guess that's my problem. I care to much and it turns into love, or maybe it's not really love, I don't know. Either way it...
    JChristinaH JChristinaH 16-17, F Mar 30

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    ;/ I can't help it but I wanna
    huhsorryiwasoverthinking huhsorryiwasoverthinking 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    If someone says the simplest thing I break...
    BeautifulGirls4eva BeautifulGirls4eva 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ive never been emotionally attached to anyone. Not even my parents and familly. I always feel like Im just driffting while everythinings moving along very fast. I started feeling...
    tikani tikani 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I was one to get attached to people way too fast but I've learned to disconnect myself from people before I get to that point. I grew up without my biological father around but...
    fgarci04 fgarci04 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Do i get too attached or people just detach to easily?
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 13-15, M 1 Response