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I Get Emotionally Attached to Everything

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    My Lost Pony

    i had a plushy pony and i loved him so much when i 1st got him because as a child i never asked for things. i never said mom dad can i have "this" or "that"? no i was always quiet never out spoken until i needed to be. but one day we went to toy store and i saw him...the stuffed...
    DorindaUchiha DorindaUchiha 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2011

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    I Cling

    These are the words I use all the time as soon as friendship develops. Male or female alike. I just cling. I would tell my friends these words beforehand. They will have the curious look. And they realize later on what I mean.Like a koala bear clinging to a eucalyptus tree. Or...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 29 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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    COH (creature of Habit)

    I am a creature of habit and so yes, I do get emotionally attached to everything of habit. For example in the mornings I put on my courduroy robe and go downstairs to have cereal and eggs. I am emotionally attached to the robe, the cereals and the eggs as this is a mornign ritual...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19, 2009

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    And Thats Why They Run...

    I cant help but just claim everything to be mine. And that's why boys don't stay around long. I'm obsessive and I cant stop myself from bothering them. Until its too late and they wont talk to me at all. Don't know when Ill learn my lesson.
    Serabi Serabi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2012

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    I Latch On Like a Vise

    I attach myself to everything and anything. I have an especially hard time doing this with people, but even non-human things I always find myself emotionally attaching to. I'm really emotionally attached to my computer and my guitar for one. I just feel empty if I don't have...
    earth2bella earth2bella 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2008

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    Pinocchio Cup!

    Okay, so do you know those disney cups that Burger King sold back in the 90s? Well, my Pinocchio cup is one object that has stayed with me forever. If it's not clean, I clean it. It's the first cup I look for if I want a drink. I love everything about it, ever since I...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2009

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    And Everybody.

    There are so many things that I cannot get rid of because I am too attached to them.  However, I refuse to end up like the people on "Hoarders", so I will get rid of these things in time.  First, I gotta start with all these...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F Dec 22, 2009

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    I Get Upset Easily

     I get upset easily. My friends told that I was living in my head.  Boy, I feel like having autism.
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F Dec 4, 2008

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    I Consider Myself Sentimental

      Marla described the things she became attached to as ridiculous.  I would hardly call it that; I would call it sentimental. And I think its nice to do this as long as as one does not get so attached that it effects their life in a negative way (such as not...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F Jan 3, 2008

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    Learning, How To De-tach, But Feel And Know Anyway.

    I gets hard, when the attachment comes out of abilties.............bit I am l learning, on how to defend, on how to cut ties, on how to remain, apart, yet united!
    stigmafree stigmafree 31-35 1 Response Apr 8, 2010

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    Pets, people, my quilt, plants, and music just to name a few. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    I have done something and I don't know how to handle the change that has come about. I took in a girl a little over half my age into my hope to prevent her from being homeless, or...
    Butch711 Butch711 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I take everything way too personally and over think every conversation. Why do I care what people think of me? Even strangers. A guy pretty much told me I couldn't do my job...
    abcdefgh19 abcdefgh19 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    ****TRIGGER WARNING**** Midnight mass, Christmas 2013. The year had been chaotic, but not in a terrible way. I graduated from high school, went off to a college on the...
    EverlyPond EverlyPond 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I really wanted to have a nice, fun, family day today. The criticisms and negativity from him started as soon as I got in the freakin car. I simply ignored the comments about how...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    Im just stressed about everything. I wanna be happy but i constantly feel like something is dragging me down. I cant be content like i wanna be. What is this sadness that just...
    leexibeaarr leexibeaarr 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I've been crying all day, I don't know how to explain why, I don't remember crying that much before, my problems don't sound like real serious problems, yet they hurt so bad so so...
    chxrice chxrice 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 6

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    {Paediatrics A leading paediatric team that provides top quality and comprehensive medical products and services for kids in Singapore.'Girl-to-Woman' Menopause Aid Group This...
    Joseph0368lyk7 Joseph0368lyk7 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sorry but this will be a long read. I have an emotionally abusive father. It is hard to cope with but it's gotten a thousand times better since I moved out of his home 4 years ago...
    Emericia Emericia 22-25 18 hrs ago

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    I can easily get attached & I get hurt wayyy too easily..
    Queennnnnnn Queennnnnnn 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I get attached to new friends so very quickly and easily it's pathetic. Lol And I know I'll be sad when they leave, but what every time we have together will be cherished and...
    431namstrap 431namstrap 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    It is difficult to let go of some people.. though they microscopically impacted our life, that impact will remain there forever. I get attached to people who I've just gotten...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Another horrible day. I sin to deal with my mother. Because The Lord doesn't come for me. She hurt me so bad. I wanted to commit suicide so badly today if I could. Why oh WHY is...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I sit here and I think to myself. What do u want from me? ive given everything to u. and u, u barely give. I mean im grateful for what u do, do. I just idk. although I realized...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I was looking through my experiences, and they are chock full of I want this, I want that, all related to a close friend or person of the opposite sex, and I realized that I'm...
    4EVRANDEVR 4EVRANDEVR 16-17, F Dec 10

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    i am so burnt out on just about everything.... i'm tired of life, tired of myself, tired of this pain in my heart. Most days i just wish it would all end. Poof, gone, no more pain...
    carolinabluesky carolinabluesky 46-50, M Dec 12

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    Emotional mixed with Mental. Six years of this. My bio-father hated that my mother divorced him, used her children as tools against her. He has ruined her good name, and still...
    SilverSerphant SilverSerphant 18-21, F Dec 13

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    I'm having one of those days again. Just finished my finals. Studied as hard as I could. I know I should at least be glad that the finals are done with but it seems that the dust...
    freestyler605 freestyler605 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    Can anyone help me? I had to let go of a girl I have very deep feelings for last night. It may be a defense mechanism Ive developed over the years. I feel like everyone is judging...
    justintrubela justintrubela 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Okay, I don't really know if this counts as emotional abuse or not but I want to let things out in a healthier way. My mother has 2 modes. Nice or mean. Nowadays, she's normally...
    Dove06 Dove06 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I have always been and gone through a lot but yet I don't let that claim me . I am emotionally detached from myself bc I lost another love one but I felt no pain and could not cry...
    Fanteyzhuh Fanteyzhuh 22-25, F Nov 30

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    About a week ago, just before Thanksgiving, I learned that my husband has been sexually role playing with women online. He denied it at first when I initially confronted him and...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    A great big Italian family with dozens of cousins and aunts and uncles-but my parents were cruel to me and still are emotionally and otherwise unavailable. I have 1 child and his...
    Anna120570 Anna120570 41-45, F Dec 6

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    Not just emotionally distant but distant from this world and this day and age.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I am so emotionally tired of trying *sighs* :/
    K33024W K33024W 13-15 Dec 9

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    i m always attracted to those who seems distance, mysterious, hard to understand super good looking men. time to stop all that if i want my life to work for me. No matter how much...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Dec 12

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    My gets easily up set over the smallest things. My two siblings and me all hate dealing with him most of the time. He also puts us down. The stupid thing is we still trust him, try...
    Wheresthesparks Wheresthesparks 22-25, F Dec 16

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    Well I believe that everything happens for a reason, but in a certain philosophical way. I'm not going to explain all my beliefs I've arrived at philosophically, but essentially I...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    Sometimes I hate everything . This means that I hate my life and everyone else and sometimes even myself. And ironically I hate hating. So then I repeat over and over to myself...
    MentalTravelor MentalTravelor 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I don't get why I have to sit and watch priests chant hymns that I don't understand. Why should I sit through all that smoke and fire? What's worse- people are all watching! Like...
    mridulaharihar mridulaharihar 22-25, F Nov 30

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    I think life is just to short if your happy with your life make sure you tell who ever is in your life that you love them so much because you could wake up and it will all be gone...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F Nov 30

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    Sorry if i post so much, i just need to get so many things out at the moment. I hate absolutely everything right now. I don't even see why i am still here. I have no reason to even...
    xxbangbangxx xxbangbangxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I don't know what it is but, I have a weird personality. but I think everybody got that inside of them. u can have a little bit of everything in race, type of music, activities...
    ThatOneBlackGurl ThatOneBlackGurl 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    He and my kids are my everything. Don't think that he realizes it. I wish I was someone's everything
    candacej1983 candacej1983 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4

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