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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    (I know I wrote too much, but I'd appreciate it a lot if you could find time to read it and try to help me out here) I get attached to people easily, but sometimes it's so hard...
    asami13 asami13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Four and a half years and it's finally over. I don't know how to feel. He was my first love, and everything to me. No matter how much hurt and pain I felt in the relationship, I...
    ChristinaWolf ChristinaWolf 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I recently started therapy for self-esteem issues that I should have sought help for many years ago. What started as a journey of self discovery has opened my eyes to the...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    My emotions run on such overdrive that they burn out. Then I feel nothing. Then I feel everything. The official term is Emotionally Detached. I read these links and they fit me...
    ecofox ecofox 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    This is why I love God. He cares about all of our problems and concerns. Today I was annoyed at racism within the body of christ and God JUST revealed it to me that guilt and...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I have cried so much this month. Crying is good but sometimes It can be draining. I'm also not sleeping too well because I'm so anxious to do things and just trying to understand...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I've wondered for a long time if I am emotionally repressed to some degree. I feel as though I go through the motions of daily life, showing the emotions I am expected to show...
    emeraldfire2065 emeraldfire2065 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Everything I did was wrong everything I said was even worse I would sometimes sit around and wonder how life would be if my dad was alive maybe he would be proud of me.
    maleeny maleeny 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I am scared to meet someone new that almost takes my breath away, that makes me pause, think longer, and take a breath before I proceed. I am afraid to meet this "perfect" being...
    74Kitty 74Kitty 22-25, F Apr 13

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    Ego vs Soul - see picture attached. It's a grey and kind of gloomy day here today so I need to make my own sunshine. I have a good friend though that's investing his time, care...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Everything was wonderful and then he just disappeared and left me hurting.
    boo514 boo514 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Not many people talk to me or acknowledged I exist. any person who shows the slightest interest, I get attached to... any friend I have ever made tho talks to me for a while and I...
    Louder4life Louder4life 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    The psychic that once approached me told me, "You've been through so much that you don't give yourself a chance with anyone so you won't get attached and disappointed." Boy, was...
    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F Apr 1

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    My father was extremely emotionally abusive to me as a child and young adult. He is extremely manipulative and plays such games that it's only now that I am 28, I am realising how...
    freyaB freyaB 22-25 Apr 12

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    I hate it how I can be easily attached to people but eventually they would turn out to people they've said they will never be. :(
    ajdream ajdream 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I was not just emotionally abused by my mother. I was physically and emotionally abused. My mother would scream and yell at me when I cried. She would tell me to stop crying, OR...
    SupressedOne SupressedOne 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I had been single for almost a year when I met someone. In the beginning. He was so charming. The conversations we had were so deeply intimate. He seemed to understand me. It was...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 3

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    I can't deal with everything every day is just too much for me and I'm not a stable person I suffer from depression and all this is just a lot for my mental stability
    darkangel1996 darkangel1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Shattered to bits i dont know what to do anymore. I have broken everything that i am I blame noone but my self. The consequences of my actions are haunting me. I didnt think! I...
    patheticbitch patheticbitch 26-30, F Apr 11

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    There's no reason for me to like you, even if at first I thought I did. You got me at "we have so many things in common" only to find out how completely different we really are...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I'm sitting here watching my 5 week old baby sleep peacefully and I'm thinking, she is the very reason I'm still married. One of two reasons, the other being her big sister. And...
    van863 van863 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Yes i have an emotionally abusive mom if you have read my experiences but she went all out to give us luxuries after my dad passed away even this wifi i am using.
    Heretorant Heretorant 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    A girl I met back in December, we began talking and things eventually turned more romantic. We met each other's families (both well received) went on several dates, saying "I love...
    SuperblackSER SuperblackSER 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    By a 49 year old kidnapper.. I used to think nothing would ever happen to me. This thinking and naivety led me down the path of being abused by him and manipulated greatly. I am...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am in the process of shutting down all my accounts. Although, I will probably leave my ep and Gmail open so there is a record of everything in case anyone needs it for any reason...
    ZakaryJosephJones ZakaryJosephJones 36-40, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to drink you in, soak you up. Be my everything, my happy every after Be my friend be my lover be the one I've always been after. Be my morning and be my night be the one...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    It's been less than a month since my ex and I broke up. I opened up my heart and life to him, but it wasn't enough or was too much for him. I don't know which. He wasn't happy...
    kendalh kendalh 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Respectfully, I don't believe everything happens for a reason. I don't believe in coincidences, but neither do I believe that everything happens for a reason. I DO believe in...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 6

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    Everything has a purpose, everything is here for a reason. The thing is, do you know what it is? Would you believe and accept it if someone could tell you what it is? Are you sure...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I have life by the balls and i want to smash it to pieces. I have a life most would dream of and i hate every second of it but love it so very much and feel blessed. I'm angered by...
    hartful hartful 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have a habit of saying I'm sorry waayy too much. I know it's nice to be apologetic but when I haven't even done anything wrong. It's worse that I blame myself for everything...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 17 Responses Mar 25

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    I let my heart and my mind integrate and work as a team. When you follow your heart more, and your mind sees the results, the intgration will naturally occur. However, you have to...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Mar 26

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