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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 29 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 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 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 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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    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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    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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    Too easily. Possible attachment disorder.
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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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    He's attached. I have to repeat that to myself because there is no way in all of heaven, hell and earth. He is attached. He is attached. Why can't I just get over him? It's not...
    ewiiig ewiiig 18-21, M Aug 8

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    I don’t know where everything went wrong ,how I lost the gamble of life. My inexplicable mind didn’t keep anything though,no balance sheet it prepared- what it got and what it...
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    I'm deeply afraid of getting attached, I feel that once I get attached. They'll leave me right after, and I won't know what to do with myself. I feel that I should keep a guard up...
    dominiquekillz dominiquekillz 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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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...
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    I've had times in my life when someone or something would be there and then in the blink of an eye it's gone. You can lose someone or something overnight. A title is just a title...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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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 sometimes feel I grew up without a father. And I sometimes think I would've been better off without one. Growing up, I could never understand the 'daddy's little girl concept...
    JacqtheRipper JacqtheRipper 22-25, F Aug 13

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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...
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    I promised myself i would never get attached to anyone else again. Done with friendships because in the end im trying my best to hold on to something that doesnt exist anymore. I...
    Atlchris Atlchris 16-17 Aug 3

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    I have officially been clean and sober since April.I started seeing a therapist due to my severe depression. he suggested it would be good if I saw a drug counselor. I told him I...
    Brody1530 Brody1530 22-25, F Aug 13

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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 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So I mentioned before that I quietly broke away from my "friend." I wasn't sure if she figured it out. She hasn't. We are texting. Well, she texted me. As if everything's fine. As...
    jentile jentile 16-17, F Aug 11

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    . An hour ago he called me. He told me that he forgave me for everything I did..... I just said I was sorry. He said that he decided that he will continue to talk to me. I was...
    martyryder99 martyryder99 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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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 8 Responses Aug 25

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    Not only you, I'm emotionally exhausted too......
    giveitsometime giveitsometime 41-45 1 Response Aug 3

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    My dad has emotionally scared me for life
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Aug 13

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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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    Emotionally numb - because it truly doesn't matter anyway................................................whether online or i.r.l. That's how it has always been - that's how it...
    frozenghost frozenghost 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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...
    SophieArmoniaMarkezzie SophieArmoniaMarkezzie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    After almost 20 years of marriage I've finally realized that I've given up everything I've ever cared about, just to keep my wife from being angry one more time. Now, after years...
    igaveupeverything igaveupeverything 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    everything just ******* sucks... i hate everything and everyone
    SmoothSuicide SmoothSuicide 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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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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