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I Get Emotionally Attached to Everything

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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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 1 Response 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 5 days ago

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    Need to share my story, guess I'm just getting mad by not being able to talk about it and have to have some feed back, specially from men, just to be able to understand my big...
    tangoandjuliette tangoandjuliette 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I think my husband may have some mental illness but he refuses to go to the doctors and refuses to take medication We haven't been close physically or emotionally in years heck we...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F Aug 18

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

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    I'm working really hard to explore myself and change my reality. I'm stuck but I've been looking back to see where I got stuck and why. I'm preventing history from repeating itself...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I'm in my young teens and am very anxious and excited about my future, but this is because I managed to recover from depression. During my secondary school years I made a lot of...
    KaiWong KaiWong 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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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 1 day ago

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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 6 days ago

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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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    I am so scared of getting attached to people. I think my past relationships with people have ****** me >.< I don't know. I did date an abusive guy (I don't talk about it a lot...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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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 5 days ago

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    Where do I start, how do I not blame myself, how did I let things get like this. We've been together for 8 years (not legally married) and have a six and seven year old. Things...
    1forever 1forever 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I feel nothing. I dont feel happy nor sad nor anger nor excited. Everything just flat. I have no passion and dont know what to do. I go to work everyday, deal with things that need...
    rheos rheos 26-30, F Aug 22

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    People come into your life for a reason,a season or a lifetime. When u know which one it is,you will know what to do for that person...
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 25

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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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    Someone admitted that i scared him off...i was being me. Another person put me off for a movie with a friend on a scheduled meet up. Another one wanted to meet me but then turned...
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 22-25, F Aug 18

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      My grandmother told me she would be willing to disown me for falling in love with a black man. This is the most extreme and traumatic example of how she treats me on a...
    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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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...
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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...
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    One day everything will be ok maybe not today maybe not even tomorrow but one day everything will be alright one day all the hurt and all the stress all the hard times and all the...
    SophieMarkezzie SophieMarkezzie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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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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    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 6 days ago

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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 21 hrs ago

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    I believe everything happens for a reason ... I've hard a hard life and had to mature young , why ? maybe to make me stronger . I lost my viriginty at a very young age to rape...
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    I definitely overanalyze everything - it sometimes is a good thing ... But most of the times it leaves me feeling sad. I end up feeling as though there is no point in life, I'm...
    lulumonta lulumonta 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I 'try' to think everything happens for a reason!..it's just so hard to believe those words when you feel lost!,for the first time in a long time I have never felt like such a...
    EH1988 EH1988 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    for me everything happened in my life a disaster. firstly cuz of my bestfriend long long time ago? I remember I was so little that time. I got raped by him. I know nothing bout...
    RegineAbiertasPalencia RegineAbiertasPalencia 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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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..
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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 a week ago

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