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I Become Emotionally Attached Too Easily

To people mostly... If you feel the same, share your stories here. 882 People

    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 become attached pretty easily though. Come to depend on people too easily & too fast. Want them to stay in my life...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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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 hanging out or allowing me the privileged to be there at there time of need but it never quite happens that way, we talk and then its over, the...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 18-21, F Jun 27, 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. No matter how hard I try to bring myself forward to face the ugly world, I'm always knocked back down. I can't even...
    GlamGasm GlamGasm 22-25, T 1 Response Dec 3, 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 internet or phone and if they don't do the same the next day, I panic. I actually frigging panic. Gad, I can't believe I actually do...
    frootiee frootiee 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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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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    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 torturing a mouse literally makes me cry.  It makes me so angry at my cat for doing it, even though I...
    Mynced Mynced 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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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 negatively of myself, and positively of my partner. This caused my act to become unpredictable, critical, panicking and i will bring up trivial...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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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 want to explained what it is. I came across it briefly in my psychology class. It simply means that each person have one of four...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 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 who held my hand And then with those sweet words i know were i'll land I'll land in a fairy tale where it was...
    SecretWriter7 SecretWriter7 13-15, F Feb 7, 2013

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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 mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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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 our interactions have been mostly of the electronic sort. Texting, emaiing, chatting, messaging, etc. It so much...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I can clef all in love with someone in the

    course of A few hours. Worst trait ever.
    crabbiecakes crabbiecakes 26-30, F 2 Responses May 28

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    I Become So Attached, And Always Get To Pay For It At Some Point

    When I get to know people, I take the time to really get to know their personality and all. But once I do, and still like what I see, I'm already pretty attached to them. I get so used to having the person in question around, and suddenly feel damn lonely when they're not there...
    peanlo peanlo 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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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 had a lot of male friends when i was in school and I was socially awkward through most of my teen years. I had a small group of girl and...
    aknottymouse aknottymouse 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 13, 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 and I met a guy that lived in the same city and things just happened between us. I didn't really think about my bf at the time and it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    I easily fall for someone I just met few hours

    or a day, especially if that person uses sugarcoated words and makes me feel special. I just met a guy here and he's like the sweetest guy here who talked to me, he's living far from me but he makes me feel special. I don't wanna fall in love just because of the things he...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 2

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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, and do other things to show me that he really liked me. That was the first real boyfriend I had. It was about 3 months until I said I...
    madimadoog madimadoog 13-15, F Jun 20, 2012

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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 after about half an hour he died and I must have cried for at least an hour.
    Honiebun Honiebun 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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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 held, Piece by piece It became frozen And then it shattered to dozen She sealed it with bandage But then again it...
    SecretWriter7 SecretWriter7 13-15, F Apr 21, 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 hard at times because it hurts me when I hurt someone with the smallest thing. I am very emotional and caring to a point that I might torture...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 1, 2011

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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 feel as if once I have a connection to someone, I want to talk to them all the time. For instance, I just finished a course. One of my instructors was talking to me...
    Bribles Bribles 22-25, F 1 Response May 8, 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 walls that I've built. Do you ever get afraid of what's behind a certain door, let's say you're in a house. You've never opened...
    jackie0lin jackie0lin 13-15, F Feb 15, 2013

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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 around about you for weeks till the next guy comes along and kisses me.
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F Mar 22

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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, please be mindful of the other party. This story is about -me- and -my- feelings. I will delete any comments that attack...
    Rosalinn Rosalinn 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 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.   this is the first relationship i have had in several years, i sometimes get afraid of getting my feelings hurt.    so i asked...
    emotional11 emotional11 46-50 May 5, 2012

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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 socially immature and unaware.  She is in her 30s, never been in a heterosexual relationship, seemingly wants one but...
    jen1217 jen1217 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 13, 2010

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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 has a girlfriend and he will never like me in that way. he has hurt me before but for some reason i cant stop the feelings i...
    lillyianmay lillyianmay 13-15, F Jan 23, 2013

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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 get attached to inanimate objects and can't let them go. I get small emotional attachments to anyone who's around...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M Sep 14, 2009

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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 used to become emotionally invested in people far too easily and too soon. My attachment would begin before I knew them...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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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, "That's it! That's the reason I am so screwed up!" But it's not that easy. And what makes me feel even worse is that...
    Bribles Bribles 22-25, F 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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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 completely avoided me. But the girl I like came up out of the blue and asked me what the matter was. The way she looked at me literally took my...
    Tristan46 Tristan46 16-17, M Mar 13

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    I believe that every person I meet is somewhat

    special to me. The bigger the bond grows, the harder it is for me to let them go.
    sammichs sammichs 16-17, F 3 Responses May 28

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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 think i'm foolish enough to think that i really like him because he doesn't even make an effort to start a conversation...
    ErinValcourt ErinValcourt 18-21, F Feb 6, 2013

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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. I feel like, I am just being a burden on all of them, so I am trying to distant myself from them. I hope that it won't completly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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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 think about. a couple days ago I got a compliment from a girl, she told me I was attractive, no ones ever told me that...
    Tristan46 Tristan46 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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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 my thoughts it is driving me crazy. I just want help with this, any ideas?
    mrjan12 mrjan12 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2009

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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 think so. Now, my friends are slowly drifting away from me and one of them admitted that I scare him. Is this really wrong? But, I can't help...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Within the first week maybe 2 of talking I became attached now 2 months into the friendship and I'm worried things are going to fall apart and she's going to disappear
    originalmonstermouse originalmonstermouse 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ****... Im a loving person what can I say
    fashionanxiety fashionanxiety 16-17, F Jun 27

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    I just got out of 7th grade I go back to school in a couple weeks but I had this one teacher in 7th and I kinda have this problem with getting to attached to people.. I think it's...
    LaelaRuiz LaelaRuiz 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I get attached to people way to easily cause I'm always looking for a friend. I hate it though cause some people cut me out and leave me all alone for no reason without saying a...
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Easier said than done I guess. I keep reminding myself of this... Yet I continue to do so.
    UGonnaKissMeOrNot UGonnaKissMeOrNot 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Maybe it's just because I love the people I forgive but I feel like I need to stay mad at them for a little while and let them say sorry to me. I can't do that though, once I share...
    samcozz22 samcozz22 18-21, F Jun 30

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    At the begining of the year, I always set out a list of new year resolution that I started very determined to do, but always and always after a few weeks, or something else got in...
    Ninjaxeriko Ninjaxeriko 31-35, F Jul 1

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    (Update on last experience) I find myself crying again this morning over it! I can't take it anymore I don't know why I care so much 😢🔫 It's taking over my life now I'd...
    LaelaRuiz LaelaRuiz 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I give my trust and my heart to people who don't deserve it, and it always comes back to haunt me.
    ashleyynp ashleyynp 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Someone who i care about, for some reason, unfollowed me on instagram, and i am extremely depressed about it. I know it probably doesn't really matter, but it matters really deeply...
    futurediary futurediary 13-15, M a week ago

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    I wish I didn't but its kinda hard not to when they just know the right words to say and make me soooooo happy.
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm so stupid. I really don't mean to get attached. I try and tell myself not to. I try and refuse it. But I get attached too fast once I decide that I like you. And I hate it.
    DepressedButWellDressed DepressedButWellDressed 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I believe sex is just sex and you don't need to get emotionally attached to have it.
    1crazyme7 1crazyme7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Drifting into Numbness I'm so tired of drifting through life. dragging my feet, not knowing or caring which way I'm heading. The world turns around me and I'm left behind. I just...
    Nataliefosterdoglover Nataliefosterdoglover 26-30, F Jul 7

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