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I Get Emotionally Attached to Everything

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I always getting myself attached to people i know it's not gonna love me back because of authority power and i always end up getting myself hurt and heartbroken.They are my former...
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    It's unfortunately a weakness for me. Intellectual conversations captivate me and draw me in. I apologize in advance. No I'm not desperate just too damn trusting. And wear my...
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I have a best friend that has been with me for 10 years. However, no matter how much I put in effort and hard work to maintain this friendship, she will never be satisfied and...
    Dlyz Dlyz 16-17, F Jan 1

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    I fall to easily, so Iv made myself emotionally cut off from everyone. I get hurt too often to want a guy in my life.
    weakerbythehour weakerbythehour 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    You know that thing where, for days and weeks, and maybe even longer, you are strolling along in life, thinking and maybe even knowing that I think I might be doing more than okay...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend I live with food the last nine months emotionally abuses me. only when we fight though. He will call me names like idiot, stupid, crazy, say ****off or **** you...
    joyrich joyrich 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    So very scared, I get attached to random people I feel I need. Random people get attached to me. For instance one insecure and very nice gal wanted to be friends. OK well we...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I had just turned 20 and I had been living with my first love for a year and a half, a handsome, charming man who abused me physically and emotionally. One day when he'd been...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    My husband was always abusive, always self centered, always loved. It wasn't until he decided to get his attention elsewhere that I decided to look at him for who he is. Now I'm...
    leigh8133 leigh8133 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    tired is an understament it's starting to take a physical toll on me I can't even make myself smile anymore everything hurts in tired I loose myself in space I feel everything and...
    sadmistak3 sadmistak3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I guess I've been told.. And I wonder why people can't see it for what it is.. I don't have connections that are healthy where I feel safe from harm and trusting of others anymore...
    jiggy4545 jiggy4545 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I have really bad trust issues and I fear becoming attached to anyone. I'm afraid they'll betray me, leave me, etc. Recently, I've realized I shouldn't live this way and I'm trying...
    Leofflaed Leofflaed 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I hate this quality about myself. If you talk to me for like a whole day I'll get attached and start caring about you. It's crazy lol but my fall back game gets stronger everyday
    namedashley namedashley 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm not gonna write this about a person but a building. odd I know but hear me out. my mom had a building that she turned into a skating rink and I loved that place. I...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I'm just done... I'm tiered of everything.
    AlphaBloodMoon AlphaBloodMoon 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I am 46 yr old mom to a 5 yr old son. PRECIOUS to me. We live in a rural area of VA. We are going through a real rough time lately. My oldest are 22 & 26. Both too far away to...
    Geeza2015 Geeza2015 46-50, F Jan 18

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    I suppose it doesn't matter now that we broke up, but I still feel it gripping on to me. My girlfriend was bi-polar, depression and family trouble. She was my first love, and it...
    Inviticus Inviticus 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    For the last 3 days, I have been sleepless, broken, crying every now and then. My eyes are tired and whenever I cry it's like there's something inside my chest. I am so tired of...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    dear self. get a divorce. move out. you need to better your life. it's time. are you ready? mentally, yes.... maybe.. i guess you will never be ready. who ever is? it's tough. you...
    TakingFlight TakingFlight 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So I went out today. My stepfather was in his usual mood going out (well a lot of the time he is like this). I thought it was odd that mum was being ok to me. It didn't dawn on me...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Everyone says that I'm the happiest girl they've ever met. But is that true? I am portrayed as a delightful, assertive, bright, happy girl in many peoples' eyes. I wish I was. Do...
    Macyyyy Macyyyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I never get it when people say they want to bang their head against a wall but right now, I just want to bang my head against a wall and scream some really insensitive...
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F Jan 6

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    I'm 38, disabled wife is 48, I'm emotionally divorced, lonely, poor, but have 3 kids so it's my duty to stay, but unhappily? IDK what to do!
    jgoffe10 jgoffe10 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Do you know those nights when you're just so emotionally drained and so sad that you cry for no reason? I'm having one of those nights tonight. I feel so tired and so sad, and it...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    its sad when a gorgeous girl is emotionally unstable because her ex was a dumbass
    IDCFUKK IDCFUKK 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    A few months ago, I completely cut off my ex. We had a long and complicated history that involved a lot of emotional and verbal abuse. On his part, a lot of it was underhanded and...
    MDubs MDubs 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Everyone at works asking how come my eyes are so swollen.... I say it beacuse I slept wrong or I haven't slept enough but really what happen was I was up crying all night about a...
    Carlina1 Carlina1 18-21, F Jan 17

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    I am. and its like my heart is about to give up and just stop beating. I literally feel that my heart is in pain and my breath is not normal anymore because of so many problems...
    akirayuuki akirayuuki 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I pressed on me too when I saw this title about 2 months ago. Usually I write about that subject 1 or 2 days later. But I thought this was such an obvious statement. Of course...
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M Jan 10

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    At one point in time everything was perfect. Now it's BOOM everything's ruinedđź’” I know God is here with me doing everything that he can to help me and strengthen me. I know he...
    Brokenheart06 Brokenheart06 13-15, F Jan 16

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    I want to be someone's everything. I'm sweet and deserve as much attention I can tolerate. I want to wake up the morning to hello beautiful, call me during the day to check on me...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm feeling lonely this past few weeks. 2015 was a bomb. It's true as days goes by everything constantly change. I was happy and full of life my heart was filled with joy when I...
    imsoflhai imsoflhai 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Its 2months since the dreadful breakup and 3 weeks since we last talked. we were together for almost 4 years. what we had was genuine. no third parties involved. but he decided to...
    misskc22 misskc22 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This last year has been horrible. My son's father has never provided any support, for example when my (our) son was in the hospital he said "what do you want me to do about it...
    Phoenixsa71 Phoenixsa71 41-45, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Part 5 If you didn't read the others I suggest you do because it might not make sense to you if you start reading from when times start going down hill to when it was all happy...
    BushMaster243 BushMaster243 16-17, M Jan 6

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    Id like to tell someone anything and everything and to hear someone tell me everything as well. No judgement. Message me if you wanna be my sharing buddy. 20/F
    jcbinns jcbinns 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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