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I Get Attached Too Easily

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    I really hate it. If you flirt there is the possibility I will like you ):
    AshlyP03 AshlyP03 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    All I Wanted Was To Be Loved - i was abused as a pre-teen to about 18. it affected the way i related with men. i use to meet men and get attached straight away. i didnt realise...
    LilyOfTahiti LilyOfTahiti 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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    Trust Issues - I have pretty bad trust issues, but my 'getting attached to people' is worse. I dont like letting people into my life, but once they are in, its hard letting go. And...
    karenlovsyou karenlovsyou 18-21, F Nov 12, 2013

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    Bad Idea, Or Good Idea In Disguise? - I recently met someone on this website (EP) and it's a friendship no doubt about it. We started with messaging each other, and it continued...
    wheelmon wheelmon 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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    This is the worst part of my personality. As soon as I realize I have gotten to attached, it's already too late. Then I somehow end up getting hurt on the end. If only I could...
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I gave my heart to someone I should not have. We were in some "fwb", it's in quotes because it's the closest thing to describe this weird non relationship, but it was not really a...
    monikers16 monikers16 22-25, F Dec 31, 2013

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    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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    Love Starved - I think the main reason why I get attached so easily is because I have a hard time genuinely connecting with people, so when I do, I feel a huge pull towards them...
    lostinwunderland lostinwunderland 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2011

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    One Of My Biggest Problems - I get attached to people too easily and the end is always the same: me getting hurt. I ask myself why. And it's simple really. When it comes to the...
    Shyone2 Shyone2 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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    Wild Weekend Can't Shake It Off - i have always been easy to talk to.  Sometimes I think that I am too honest.  i and my husband went to st. louis to meet a friend, ...
    wonderingkitten wonderingkitten 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    Since I was little I've always had Extremely bad abandonment issues and attachment issues. Especially towards men, it might be because my father has never been around in my life...
    BrokenAngelx BrokenAngelx 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Attached, obsessed, infatuated. - Too easily I find myself growing attached to people. Only ever those who I feel a connection with, or have a lot of things in common with...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 21 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    And I Wonder Why I Always Get Hurt Hah - I bring a lot of the hurt on myself. I get attached to ******** usually, thinking their "charm" is them really being into me and their bull...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2012

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    And i freaking hate attachments Because if you get attached and that person just freaking leaves You'll just feel so lost
    oliviaferina oliviaferina 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Lonely Soul - I've always felt alone. In most social situations I tend to become somewhat of a wallflower. For these reasons when I do meet someone that I am able to form a close...
    anonymouss18 anonymouss18 18-21 1 Response Feb 18, 2011

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    I Get Attached Too Easily - I AM A VERY LOVING AND TRUSTING PERSON, TOO BAD THE REST OF THE WORLD ISN’T. I ACTUALLY STILL BELIEVE THAT PEOPLE MEAN WHAT THEY SAY. I AM FINDING...
    bunga87 bunga87 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2012

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    I Can'T Deny Though I Try To Hide - Long talks Short nights Sweet jokes Hearty laughs BRB! Long sleepless nights Numb mind Confused me Burdened heart BRB...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 19, 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...
    Ananananan12 Ananananan12 22-25 1 Response Apr 5

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    So I like this guy and I was hanging out with him and my other friends and I guess one of them told him that I like him as more than a friend and I do. Everyone was just weird...
    dreamlessdreamerxx dreamlessdreamerxx 18-21, F Dec 4, 2013

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    Just when you think your the only one! Glad I'm not the first to have this damn attachment issue.
    ShadowedXHunted ShadowedXHunted 18-21, M Nov 27, 2013

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    Attached To Same Gender Confused :S - hi so about a year ago i became emotionally attached to a member of staff at my school (headteacher) , she helped me out and when i talked to...
    uniquemind uniquemind 18-21, F Aug 29, 2013

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    I hate it. It's like I always need a guy by my side. Why can't I be alone and happy? What void am I trying to fill? Why do I refuse to give up on this relation-**** that I'm in...
    ohwee12 ohwee12 18-21, F Dec 11, 2013

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    Attached To Same Gender But Not Lesbian - hi so about a year ago i became emotionally attached to a member of staff at my school (headteacher) , she helped me out and when i...
    uniquemind uniquemind 18-21, F Aug 29, 2013

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    Sucker - I'm likely to fall for any good looking guy who shows an interest in me. I'll be totally hooked until it all goes wrong, and then after a bit of moping around the whole...
    WildLife2008 WildLife2008 70+, F 6 Responses May 28, 2008

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    I'm Not Into The Whole "friends Forever" Thing - I don't make friends easy, and for some reason I can let go of them like nothing. I used to be all touchy feely, movies and the...
    wtfimik wtfimik 26-30, F Oct 1, 2012

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    One More Try - I don't connect with people often, and usually when I do it's online. But when I find someone I can really talk to and get to know, I fall fast and hard. This, of...
    Valdaine Valdaine 41-45, M 6 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    A Small Piece Of My Mind - It's funny how you can talk for ever, date for five months, then just split up for no reason. I will say it, I am violent, but I never would hit a girl...
    thewolfofwv thewolfofwv 16-17, M Apr 4, 2012

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    I'm Beginning To Hate It.... - I've noticed that I get attached to people very quickly. Not only in relationships but in friendships also. I miss people way to often and it makes...
    HypeZerauj HypeZerauj 18-21 4 Responses Dec 27, 2009

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    I was left at a very young age by my mother and was never shown the proper kind of love growing up which caused me to develop abandonment issues over the years which causes me to...
    SadieMarie1996 SadieMarie1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Smthin Wrong... - Maybe there is smthin wrong with me because i don't forget as everybody else does. When i care about someone , i am goin to do it for a long,long time..
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    The Unavoidable Connection - It truly is a wonderful thing to bond with friends and people you're getting to know. But as of late I've been feeling an odd sensation around me...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 45 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    Let's Play Pretend - You love her, but I love you. This may sound selfish, but I don't love you as an "end." I love you as a "means." I love when we hang out and have fun because...
    lostinwunderland lostinwunderland 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2011

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    My Drugs.. - It's not that I'm worried or jealous... I'm just scared to lose you in any way. God forbid, but if it be to a human, or even an unfortunate accident.. The thought...
    LoeBlow LoeBlow 18-21, F Oct 22, 2013

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    I Wrote This Last Night. - Tonight it's chilly. I'm laying in bed with all the lights shut off and all I could see is the light of the moon shinning somehow through the window...
    LookWithinMe LookWithinMe 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    For as long as I can remember, I have always been the first person to fall in love. To make matters worse, I can never fall for someone practical. It is very discouraging to love...
    yolo19 yolo19 18-21, F Feb 20

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    I Do - And that is why I choose to not let people get close..
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2010

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    It Doesn'T Make Sense - I connect with others a lot faster than they connect with me:(
    FieryRain FieryRain 16-17 2 Responses May 15, 2013

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    Always End Up Getting Hurt - I don't easily forget people that has meant something to me, good or bad. Even if I barely know this person, if he or she has made me smile, it takes a...
    moretotheeyes moretotheeyes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

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    I am by nature a very open person, I tend not to hide anything from anyone but in the end get used or yanked advantage for this very reason. I treat people like they are family and...
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M Mar 18

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    So she has to go out to bars and party for her frills... I'm done being subjective for her thrills. It's time to move on...
    ShadowedXHunted ShadowedXHunted 18-21, M Nov 29, 2013

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    A Crying Shame - I have always been that person that goes out of her way to help others. I try my hardest to please them even when it is something that I am not comfortable doing...
    4everlost23 4everlost23 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    Beware.. - I hate the fact i get attached to easily because it means i end up getting hurt one way or another soon enough. I have two people in my life right now who love me dearly...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Oct 11, 2013

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    It Happens - When I Open my Heart to someone, I Automatically Become Attached. I make it my Duty to care, Sometimes being this way opens me up to get hurt. And Others it's the best...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    I Do Get Attached Easily. - I didn't really think about this before.. but I guess it's true. I do get pretty attached to people quickly. When someone is nice to me and stuff...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    Rushed Attachement - Getting attached to people seems uncontrollable.  This isn't necessarily a huge problem for me because I don't meet new people that often anyway. But...
    useranonymouus useranonymouus 22-25, M Feb 20, 2010

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    Missing - I want so badly to explain this eloquently. I wish that I could make sense, tell my story with grace; I want it to speak and flow and go somewhere other than round and...
    loun4157 loun4157 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2012

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    Stuck On A Guy - When I start talking to guys and I click with them, that's when things start to go wrong. I get too attached and I get hurt because they reject me, saying they...
    ShadowyCheshire ShadowyCheshire 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    Something Unexpected - I never thought I would get this attached to this guy that I'm really good friend with and we're also friends with benefits. No relationship, but more than...
    Summarflow Summarflow 18-21, F 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life, Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation...
    madhav1 madhav1 22-25, M Dec 10, 2013

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    This is my biggest downfall. I get along with someone, we become friends then before I know it I have feelings for them. It's hard to not care for people. I'm a loving person.
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I easily get attached to people
    Ifeelkikeaghosht Ifeelkikeaghosht 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17