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I Become Emotionally Attached Too Easily

To people mostly... If you feel the same, share your stories here. 826 People

    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 Apr 3

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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...
    9mKsH 9mKsH 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    .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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm someone who finds themselves in isolation - I've become accustomed to it, and I don't know how to change it. Whenever I feel a connection to someone, someone who I can talk...
    borderlinesymmetry borderlinesymmetry 13-15, F 2 days ago

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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...
    Ananananan12 Ananananan12 22-25 1 Response Apr 5

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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...
    adorea adorea 70+, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 4 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 a week 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 a week 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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    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 a week ago

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    If someone says the simplest thing I break...
    BeautifulGirls4eva BeautifulGirls4eva 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I like and fall for people way too easily. I'm to trusting. I see everyone at face value. I think they all want they same thing that I do...especially the ones who say they do...
    Findingteesh Findingteesh 26-30, F 10 mins ago

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    Since becoming a parent heart string puller movies that involve kids make me cry far too easily lol. Movies that show people reaching their ultimate life long goal hits me hard too...
    Bullbuddy Bullbuddy 31-35, M 1 Response 12 hrs 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 6 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 Mar 25

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    I starting noticing this when I was eight or nine. Whenever I would make a close friend, I started getting jealous of every thing they did with someone else. I would get upset when...
    somethinggreat somethinggreat 13-15, F Mar 21

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    Hi guys! I would love to hear if anyone else has been through something similar or would love to hear your thoughts on this! Ok, so I have always been emotionally unavailable due...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I was in love for the first time about 3-4 years ago and it was very complicated . I was never officially with him because I had my guard up for the fact that his track record with...
    laU21 laU21 22-25, F Apr 6

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    Psychology says: A person who is headstrong is one that is determined to have their own way, and often this is achieved through willfulness and obstinacy. Headstrong types are not...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Apr 8

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