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I Get Emotionally Attached to Everything

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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 28 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've had few toxic people in my life who loved nothing more than to emotionally blackmail me.......:" if you don't do this for me , then I'll kill myself ." I am very happy that I...
    Ezmee Ezmee 36-40, F 13 hrs ago

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    I feel like anything I do is wrong. How can I fix that ? It's hurting me emotionally. I just wish I knew.
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    This is the problem with getting attached to someone. When they leave, you just feel lost...
    Pinaybarbie Pinaybarbie 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I was in an emotionally abusive relationship. I got out, but he keeps contacting me and saying all these things that sound good, but I know he doesn't mean it... It is sad when you...
    ImConvinced ImConvinced 31-35, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.I was going to put I have husband who thinks he knows everything.But also my in laws think they know everything too.It bothers me a lot.Here is...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 days ago

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    When you are in the middle of a good experience enjoying, and delighting in the rightness of it . It is easy to feel like this experience because it feels right has some mythical...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    The picture attached (Photoshopped by me btw) to this post is my idea of a truly happy place, where there are no worries and I'm left to think and create as I please. A soft quilt...
    AmongTheClouds AmongTheClouds 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I am burnt out. Today I just felt so depressed because I felt I need you! I knew since yesterday that my reason to be sad is the fact that I know .. it would be easier and...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F a week ago

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    I'm emotionally drained guys. I've tried to get over this but can't right now. I'm laying down for a bit.
    CuriousKitten101 CuriousKitten101 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    i feel like my mom is emotionally abusive. she gets mad at litterally the smalest things, and then she will cuss me out, yell at me, and make me feel like nothing. sometimes she...
    bunnycheer36 bunnycheer36 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I become attached to anything that has been with me for more than ten minutes.. I can't help it!
    Jthecat Jthecat 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I sick of not getting attached.. or so it seems to everyone else, but really I'm too attached and get hurt every time because I'm scared to say how I really feel. I'm afraid that I...
    deni444 deni444 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    How do you just say it and not be afraid? I don't want sympathy, I just want a friend. If I mess up and speak honestly then he'll be mean. I can't hear everything that's wrong with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19

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    I hate getting attached because when I do. People always betray me and push me away. So I try not get attached nowadays.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 19

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    Hi everyone. As I write this I am wide awake trying to get some sleep, but failing. I consider myself to be an honourable, kind and loyal person. I follow the rules, I try my best...
    Cantthinkofagoodname Cantthinkofagoodname 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 17

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    I had ONE thing with this guy who I like (as a person but also other ways are growing on me) and it lasted 3 days and now it's very awkward between us and I feel like I can't get...
    badgutfeeling badgutfeeling 18-21, F Jul 16

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    Yes I was emotionally abused emotionally and physically when I was 8 until 19 by my mother and brother and emotionally by my ex husband. My mother had me write letters ( i have...
    meg2014 meg2014 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Just lost my best friend. I feel a bit lonely lately:( I miss having someone to talk to about everything<3
    Horrendousxdreamer Horrendousxdreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I was abused until the age of 24 (almost 25), and when I left the house my mom was finally able to have the courage to divorce my dad. She tried to get custody of my younger sister...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I tend to be an optimist. Which is ironic since I worry and stress about almost everything. I have found, though, that even when the bad things happen, something good comes down...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 15

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    In my childhood, l was physically abused.......as in kicked, punched, slapped. I don't want to go into details at this time, though, don't know if l ever will. Writing this has...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 17 Responses Jul 14

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    Everything. My relationship, my friendships, my schoolwork, my chores... Everything. I'm a failure.
    ZK9224 ZK9224 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Between February 10 thru April 23 i was in an emotionally abusive relationship. Because of that one relationship I am afraid to get into another because i dont want it to happen...
    fallenone2401 fallenone2401 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    ignorance arrogance everything I hate everything every god damn thing why do I have to sit here alone in the dark all day thinking of all the hatred I have in my heart all I try...
    Sqwushy Sqwushy 18-21 1 Response Jul 13

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    Its difficult to be there for someone who you love and have been in a relationship with and not get attached. I just have to keep my own interests first before I try to save the...
    eda13 eda13 22-25 Jul 12

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    I've been attached before and I ended up getting hurt so I'm not trying to make the same mistake.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 12

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    I've come to realize that thanks to my minir paranoia since getting cheated on I've become emotionally needy. Like, if I get into a relationship the girl has to be there for me...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Jul 11

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    In my marriage I lived and owned an old farm house. The house itself was surrounded by ferns. Mosquito heaven I called it. It looked absolutely horrible. They had literally taken...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 10

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    I think as an adult (shame on me) we can be cautious of abuse- as an adult if you get abused a second time (shame on you). For kids, it is rough and (don't know how to handle...
    aSagittarius aSagittarius 36-40, M Jul 9

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    If... a man once told me......... is admitting that you've failed. "I will be king of the world "IF" I get the funding." "I will be king of the world." Who you gonna believe...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M Jul 9

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    I really don't have any regrets because I think everything that happened with me in the past made me the person I am today
    Blacklotiss Blacklotiss 18-21, M Jul 8

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