Post

I Get Attached Too Easily

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2,351 People

    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 Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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. Sometimes I wonder if it may be because I've not had any social interaction for a long, long time. I'm practically obsessed with finding a...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 18 Responses Apr 28, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    madhav1 madhav1 22-25, M Dec 10, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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. Sometimes though, there are times when you just have to say "Enough", but nobody ever really listens, do they? I believe in an...
    thewolfofwv thewolfofwv 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    fashionanxiety fashionanxiety 16-17, F Jun 27

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Feel better after reading experience of people

    in this group ..glad I am not alone :)
    travellerzion travellerzion 36-40, M Jun 23

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 get attached way to easily!
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M Mar 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 enough relationship with I start spending all my time with them. I call them every day, want to hang out everyday...
    anonymouss18 anonymouss18 18-21 1 Response Feb 18, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 friendship but always at a distance. But once I get to know someone, even if it's just a little bit...and they get to know me, I get so...
    Ananananan12 Ananananan12 22-25 1 Response Apr 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 whenever we converse or exchange gestures. Sometimes it ranges between a warmth or glow and I believe that to be a bonding agent of...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 44 Responses Sep 27, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 to regularly, I find myself attached. It's a horrible habit and each time I do it and get hurt, it seems like I break down a little more. You would...
    borderlinesymmetry borderlinesymmetry 13-15, F Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 someone with all your heart when you know you could never have them. It happens to me all the time. I wish there was a pill that...
    yolo19 yolo19 18-21, F Feb 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 beach and bonfires. But then I got tired of it. Deep down, I'm very clingy. But I've reached a place emotionally where friends are just useless. All...
    wtfimik wtfimik 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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? Why doesn't he fight for me like I want him too? There's so many questions my head starts to spin. Thing is, I refuse to let the devil win.
    ohwee12 ohwee12 18-21, F Dec 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I get way to attached way to quickly.

    For example I'm currently talking to this guy Sam. We've been talking for about 2 weeks. We are going to prom on Saturday. I love talking to him, but when I'm not talking to him I get even more depressed than normal. I hate this. After only 2 weeks he has complete control over...
    Imjustdone Imjustdone 16-17, M Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I always get attached to people too easily

    and then I'm never ready to let go
    xhumairax xhumairax 13-15, F Jun 9

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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. I feel so guilty when I let them down or I don't give my all. Right now I am dealing with the fact that I got...
    4everlost23 4everlost23 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 24, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ugh I do and I should really stop.

    It hurts when a friend has a gf or has a crush. It hurts when they don't text me back or when they want to stop talking. I don't know why I do this. I guess because I'm lonely these days, but I'm just 15....Holding my feelings back doesn't help at all. I just burst into tears...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 but I hang on to men and look up to them easily even if there bad for me relationship wise or not.
    BrokenAngelx BrokenAngelx 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ifeelkikeaghosht Ifeelkikeaghosht 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 fwb. The point is he is moving very far away, and I've been use to talking to him everyday for about five years. He moved very close to me...
    monikers16 monikers16 22-25, F Dec 31, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    TalesOfAKlondyke TalesOfAKlondyke 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 cling to people unknowingly. I try so hard not to ever feel left again that I just push the people I want to be close to away. I feel myself...
    SadieMarie1996 SadieMarie1996 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 just recently I started going to this new chatroom. Of course you're bound to meet the same people and learn about them...
    useranonymouus useranonymouus 22-25, M Feb 20, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I hate the fact that I get attached to people

    so easily. I don't why I do it, but so many people in my life have let me down. It just makes it harder when they leave..
    Sd6752 Sd6752 16-17, F 1 Response May 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Too Much

    I just met this guy two weeks ago and I'm thinking about our ever-lasting future together. I'm a Scorpio and know that I'm "intense" but this is ridiculous!! But, I love everything about him - right now. His voice, body and demeanor are perfect -- so far..... I just want someone...
    shella23 shella23 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 into me giving her my number and we talk non-stop. Well non-stop as much as we can. The problem is though, I leave on Tuesday (the 20th of...
    wheelmon wheelmon 18-21, M Aug 17, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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. This is especially true about guys. Around most people I tend to doubt myself and clam up. When I meet someone who...
    lostinwunderland lostinwunderland 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 Thing that could happen to me..
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 31, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    He's attached. I have to repeat

    that to myself because there is no way in all of heaven, hell and earth. He is attached. He is attached. Why can't I just get over him? It's not like it's that hard I've done it time and time again. There is nobody else for me to like though, and liking somebody takes away from...
    ewiiig ewiiig 18-21, M Aug 8

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am an emotionally attached person

    and I absolutely hate it. Getting hurt over and over isn't what I have in mind as the perfect thing. I get really attached and it gets worse as I meet new people. I don't like being so attached I seem desperate, because I'm not. I just need to stop being so emotionally...
    realpeoplehavescars realpeoplehavescars 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It doesn't matter If it's a boy

    or girl, a friend or more. I always get too attached! One day of knowing you and you can become my best friend, or I can tell If I will love you or not. It sucks because other people are not like me and in the end it will just not work out. It's like I run either friends or guys...
    bbskeens497 bbskeens497 18-21, M Jun 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This is one of the worst problems I have.

    I think it's bc I'm adopted and I've never really felt love. My childhood sucked seriously. So now whenever I meet someone, usually a cute guy, I get attached. I'm pretty attractive so they start to like me which isn't good. Once I realize that they like me, all hell breaks...
    IvyRed15 IvyRed15 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 round in my head. But this story is too messy for that. I've known for a long time that I have a problem...
    loun4157 loun4157 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 OUT MORE AND MORE, THAT PEOPLE LIE ABOUT EVERYTHING, EVEN THE SIMPLEST THINGS. MY PROBLEM IS I AM TIRED OF BEING ALONE AND...
    bunga87 bunga87 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 5 Responses Nov 15, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Get Too Easily Attached Much??

    Excuse my bad English, I am a grammar clumsy, troubling between the use correct grammar. Please do bear with me while I babbling away...Now, where should I start... Ah yes, I get attached too easily - ESPECIALLY for a person, a guy who/or if I find that individual interesting and...
    Pygmyink Pygmyink 26-30, F Oct 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 point where i love someone as a friend or maybe in love i will do anything to try and make this person happy but the reality is that...
    Shyone2 Shyone2 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 21, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Unhealthy codependancy they say.

    Humane in a world gone subhuman i say. So. EP Link
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 8

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 me sad. I guess the worst part about it is that I feel this way about people and I know they don't feel the same towards me. Like...
    HypeZerauj HypeZerauj 18-21 4 Responses Dec 27, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 process will repeat again. Does this happen to anyone else?
    WildLife2008 WildLife2008 70+, F 6 Responses May 28, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 it alleviates my fears and insecurities. I love when you compliment me because it makes me feel worthwhile, just briefly...
    lostinwunderland lostinwunderland 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 once i tell them about my personal problems, its almost impossible to let go. I do almost anything to make them...
    karenlovsyou karenlovsyou 18-21, F Nov 12, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I need a plan to stop being

    so easily attached to people. I get attached, I always get hurt. Any ideas on how to stop?
    realpeoplehavescars realpeoplehavescars 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This is me, and I hate myself

    for it... it's so hard to be 'attached' to a person you just met or anyone actually, wether it's physically, sexually, friendly? Relationshitly? 😂 I don't know, any kind of attachment really, because the more you're attached to them, the harder it is to let go... attached...
    Heissler Heissler 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 2

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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. But I'm not here. I'm somewhere else tonight. I'm somewhere lost within the mess of my deep thoughts. And somewhere very deep...
    LookWithinMe LookWithinMe 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 start out immediately knowing not to allow this and back off, my heart would be less bruised. Oh well......
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F Feb 20

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 lot for me to forget him/her. Then there's people I would say that I know pretty good, people I have opened up to and shared my...
    moretotheeyes moretotheeyes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I really hate it. If you flirt there is the

    possibility I will like you ):
    AshlyP03 AshlyP03 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    First thing you should know about me: I hate

    myself. EVERYTHING about myself. This led to me cutting and drinking. I haven't cut in about a year and I haven't drank in a month. I want to get better... But I digress. Every girlfriend I have had has eventually learned that they could just walk all over me, because I would do...
    NicktheWise NicktheWise 18-21, M 3 Responses May 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 course sets me up for heartbreak. But I can't seem to stop. Maybe, it's because I'm starving for understanding and...
    Valdaine Valdaine 41-45, M 6 Responses Oct 18, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel