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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 had a great friend, he was so good to me when I was suffering from anxiety! Over six months ago he started seeing someone! We could always be honest with each other, and I told...
    BMG47 BMG47 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I Like You . . I had this guy on my friends' list since last year. He would always check-up on me from time-to-time [I'm not sure he liked me here]. We started to talk a lot...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F Sep 19

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    I hate that i get so attached quick. I started to this guy on the phone a couple of days ago and i cant get him out my mind i hate this.
    RoughLife88 RoughLife88 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    Too easily. Possible attachment disorder.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 1

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    You tell me to open up to you then you call me clingy and ignore me
    alliemonster alliemonster 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    My house needs so much work, but I am feeling better..more grounded. I accept my marriage was abusive and I allowed someone to abuse me again through neglect and withholding...
    selfcompassion selfcompassion 51-55, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    The one person who has always been kind to me vanished. My mentor is gone. He was the person I loved the most so far in my life. I loved him more than my own family. He was like a...
    loveVictorandDumas loveVictorandDumas 16-17, F Sep 2

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    My therapist calls it a survival tool from my childhood. I feel everything but don't let it rise to the surface of conscious thought. I become a creature of intellect and logic...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M Sep 2

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    I get attached really quickly!I always get hurt when i get too attached thats with anyone can be friends too and I find out that the person doesnt feel/think the same as me not on...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Sep 8

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    So there's this girl, isn't that always the case. She approached me in late May, or "slid into the DM's" if you will. We started talking and got to know each other and by the end...
    HeartBreakHero HeartBreakHero 16-17, M Sep 11

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    Lol. Lmao. Too attached. Attachment disorder. Carnal desire. Too attached.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 15

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    It infiltrates itself into everything. I cannot escape it, I cannot get over it as much as I try I just can't get the stench out of my life. It's been almost 4 months ago that I...
    99hello99 99hello99 31-35, F Sep 15

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    Hi from December through April I've had a bestfriend. It was one of the best experiences in my life. But then she left betrayed me and didn't want to talk to me. I was so crushed I...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    If you finish reading this and provide advice, suggestions, or insight - I will think the world of you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. So this is complicated and I'm not...
    CloseItForSure CloseItForSure 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    You guys are gunna say it's just a phase or it gets better or just let it pass. This isn't gunna pass its true it's all true I'm a idiot I'm a ftard and I mess up watever I do. It...
    Coolman42801 Coolman42801 13-15, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    It's hard to make friends online. I get too attached to something that I think is real, but in reality it's just another dead conversation and a person passing. I think I scare...
    justicehero justicehero 18-21, M Sep 5

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    When I care I truly care, and when I love I love hard. Truth be told I'm a pretty emotional person and often driven by my emotions. I can't help it. I'm scared to become close with...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F Sep 11

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    Life is throwing everything at me today, I feel like death right now, idk what to feel or say to anybody. I don't even know if this is reality anymore, I'm losing my mind.
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    hi, how is everyone? my experience with witchery is I'm a natural born witch, it's been in my family since before medieval times. In fact I remember one of my other life times I...
    naturalbornwitch1467 naturalbornwitch1467 18-21, F Sep 19

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    I am beyond mad at my mother right now. Right now I am in an amazing relationship with an amazing United States sailor. And my mom just keeps attacking my relationship. But with my...
    BabyGrasshopper BabyGrasshopper 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    This describes me perfectly. If people In my day to day life only knew the things I've survived, maybe they wouldn't always be so hard on me. I've lost half my family. The other...
    Li1981 Li1981 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I have a question if this is abuse. Here is my story. When I was a child I always seemed to be in denial about anything relating to my father. The memories are just starting to...
    AquaDragon2014 AquaDragon2014 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Doesn't it seem hazy sometimes? I just woke up one day and my self esteem was shot, I second guessed my judgements, doubted my memory and I felt strange...strange and like I had...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's hard to explain, but sometimes I just shut down completely emotionally. I don't see it coming it just happens and literally ignore everyone. I go into almost 'autopilot' and...
    youaretheonlyexception youaretheonlyexception 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I have very few happy memories of my childhood. Firstly, because of the toxicity of my home situation, I wasn't a very pleasant child. I bullied someone and was generally rude...
    33dulling 33dulling 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    It's got to get easier doesn't it? I don't know how long I can take this constant gnawing in my chest, this anxious, painful feeling like something scratching under my skin. I'm...
    Ribsy83 Ribsy83 31-35, F Sep 17

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    I love my husband but he's not romantic. I know he loves me but I wish he wanted to do things for me without anything in it for him. Sometimes I just feel like his maid, cook, womb...
    marriedtomrunromantic marriedtomrunromantic 26-30 Sep 18

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    I feel like I'll always be with an emotionally abusive relationship. That relationship made me vulnerable and the saddest is knowing no one is there to save me than me. That's why...
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "You're My Everything" - Temptations You surely must know magic girl Cause you changed my life It was dull and ordinary But you made it sunny and bright Now, I was blessed the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    I don't believe that god is a man in the sky who created the world. I believe that god is everything around us. god is nature, god is the tree's , the flowers, the sky, god is...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F Sep 4

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    I have a thirst for knowledge about everything and how everything in existence work. I'm always open for new things and new experiences. It's not about things that I like or don't...
    Stripkip Stripkip 26-30 Sep 22

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    haha okay this sounds really dumb "theories about everything" but I do this a lot. I believe that everything has to have a reason. it really bothers me how we don't know so much...
    julianbeyonce julianbeyonce 13-15, M Sep 10

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    I feel so depressed, i haven't felt like this in my life. There is pain, depression, fear of losing everything i have earned in past 2 years.. my life, love everything.I don't know...
    elex003 elex003 22-25, M Sep 16

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    Even if the reason may hurt you, there's a reason behind everything. Every tear, every smile, every heart break, everything..
    xgirlyx xgirlyx 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Every time we lie awake After every hit we take Every feeling that I get But I haven't missed you yet Every roommate kept awake By every sigh and scream we make All the feelings...
    Silentcare Silentcare 22-25, M Sep 7

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    **** my life. **** everyone. **** everything. Nothing matters anymore. I've lost everything. Ive lost everyone. I'm alone and I'm angry and I'm tired. So ******* tired of this...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    There are commonplace wisdoms that go unquestioned more often than politics or religion now. I see people all the time bragging that they are not 'sheep' and then spouting these...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 1

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