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I Get Emotionally Attached to Everything

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 197 People

    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Often times when I'm depressed or not feeling positively about things I will put on a happy face and pretend that everything is OK. Maybe I don't want to burden anyone with my...
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    “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies...
    Vejay Vejay 26-30, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Reason, Season, or Lifetime People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When...
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    I have been used that many times by men always either being with me cause they know they can put me down walk all over me never been cause they like me same with friends used me...
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    Right now it's just emotional but I'm getting close to my breaking point sitting here staring at my pocket knife everything was almost okay again then I messed up and now he won't...
    Daddydomless Daddydomless 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I have just had the best night with my awesome workmates. I got a call last Wednesday from our admin asking if I was up for a visit as they missed me, and wanted to see if I was...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    i love my alone time, i just love getting away from everyone and everything!! you know, its just that the more people i meet, the more glad i am that im a loner!! i always look...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Jan 25

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    I just ruined an amazing friendship because I threatened to tell her mom about her problems. she believes I betrayed her... which I did.. basically I ruined everything and it's all...
    XLesXBeXHonestX XLesXBeXHonestX 13-15, F Jan 25

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    It's so ******* annoying! Every time I speak to a man I cry when they leave me, if I hug a man I don't let go, if they protect me I'm sad and I'm happy, if they have a wife or...
    Claricalle10 Claricalle10 22-25, F Jan 25

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    Recently everything has just gone to hell. I just want to cry and I'm certain that I do nothing right. Some days, it gets so bad that I just want to die.
    BarelyReal14 BarelyReal14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    because I'm noticing everything and this planet deserves to know.we are getting more and more stupid people each day! It's sad I can't say anything because i just don't feel like...
    cieloissky cieloissky 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Do you ever read people's stories and never talk to them, but feel a connection? Just go, yep, I know how you feel. I'm, most of the time, too shy to talk to people anywhere but...
    justonelk justonelk 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I think people should stop making others get attached to them if it's only to leave them after, and make them so sad...
    Saya024 Saya024 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I have always been a firm believer of things happening for a reason. But then doctors found a tumor- and that confused me a little. & I started to question everything in my life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 22

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    Its so easy for me to get emotionally attached to someone and it could even be someone who doesn't feel the same for me. The sad thing about getting attached too easy is that in...
    bluesky1223 bluesky1223 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I believe everything happens for a reason without a doubt. There are rainbows on the other side of the mountain. I can see them and they are beautiful!! But man, that mountain is...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F Jan 22

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    I'm not perfect and never wanted to be. But I know who I am and who I want to be. I often remember what I've been through, this taught me I'm going to make the best of my future...
    ReflectivMind ReflectivMind 31-35 4 Responses Jan 22

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    I am having a very hard time emotionally and physically dealing with a miscarriage. I was 11-12 weeks and it was our first planned pregnancy. I had surgery last Tuesday and of...
    msawicki29 msawicki29 26-30, F 24 Responses Jan 21

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    The thought of feeling these little buckled knots inside of my tummy made me wonder endlessly... I sometimes sit back and wonder what it would've been like to conceive every child...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    When I get TOO attached, I become this crazy little *****. UGH. Maybe because I get too attached to dickheads.
    22Nm 22Nm 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    This is the problem with getting attached to someone. When they leave, you just feel lost. I guess my biggest weakness is getting attached to people easily.:(
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 20

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    fat randy your just a lyin tub...and I am never ever ever ever leaving the scene. drop the money in TD where everyone knows your hacked into
    kimberlymargaret52 kimberlymargaret52 51-55, F Jan 19

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