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I Get Emotionally Attached to Everything

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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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    Pets, people, my quilt, plants, and music just to name a few. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 10 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 get emotionally attached to boys easily. It sucks so hard. Some people think that a kiss on the lips is nothing but to me, once you kiss me and not talk to me... I will mope...
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ive never been emotionally attached to anyone. Not even my parents and familly. I always feel like Im just driffting while everythinings moving along very fast. I started feeling...
    tikani tikani 16-17, F Apr 12

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    I was one to get attached to people way too fast but I've learned to disconnect myself from people before I get to that point. I grew up without my biological father around but...
    fgarci04 fgarci04 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Hi guys! I would love to hear if anyone else has been through something similar or would love to hear your thoughts on this! Ok, so I have always been emotionally unavailable due...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    There isn't a topic for those already in a Emotionally Abusive relationship. So I decided to post what happened to me today: Before I begin, me and my partner have been together...
    SoAntagonistic SoAntagonistic 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    My first term of university was amazing, hands down probably one of the most fun experiences of my life. However, second term came around and all the problems of life seemed to...
    eviecain eviecain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I starting noticing this when I was eight or nine. Whenever I would make a close friend, I started getting jealous of every thing they did with someone else. I would get upset when...
    somethinggreat somethinggreat 13-15, F Mar 21

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    Hello here looking to meet new people and have some fun, I'm open-mined, good sense of humor, respectful, I'm 51yr blk male 6'2 309 lb DD free I am four real. I am here looking...
    papabear96217 papabear96217 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    From one day to the next, I have never been able to back up how I felt about something from the previous day. I could be Eeyore and minutes later I could have a smile that would...
    agirlwithcurlyhair agirlwithcurlyhair 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Do i get too attached or people just detach to easily?
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I've known my current dorm mate for 2 months and I'm afraid of getting attached. Last year many people told me that they want to be good friends and ended up never talking to me...
    QueenofdaJungle QueenofdaJungle 18-21, F Mar 25

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    You Are 70% Grown Up, 30% Kid Congratulations, you are definitely quite emotionally mature...
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    With me I have plenty of people as friends, and it's a shallow relationship with most. These are the friends I wouldn't tell a secret to but still chat and hangout with. It's...
    Ananananan12 Ananananan12 22-25 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm someone who finds themselves in isolation - I've become accustomed to it, and I don't know how to change it. Whenever I feel a connection to someone, someone who I can talk...
    borderlinesymmetry borderlinesymmetry 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I get way to attached way to quickly. For example I'm currently talking to this guy Sam. We've been talking for about 2 weeks. We are going to prom on Saturday. I love talking to...
    jasonpw jasonpw 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Hello, EP. How are you? I know I haven't posted since my arrival earlier this week. But I'll tell you why. You see, even as I try to pretend that everything is normal and status...
    ArchSeven327 ArchSeven327 18-21, M Mar 22

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    Lately I've been putting my bubbly face on.. Pretending to laugh it all off.. Be all sweet about everything.. No more though.. I am losing it and I just don't know how to control...
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Last night everything went wrong! We are dinner around 9:30 after my archery competition which I lost cause adults where laughing at me every time I go to shoot. When I got home my...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I was in a emotional abusive relationship and I'm out of it now . My ex and I started dating freshman year of high school but we've known each other since 7th grade . He never used...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I'm exhausted Physically Mentally Emotionally School has been absolute hell. My daily sleep goes from 5 hours to nearly 3, inclusive of daily body rip apart trainings- How long...
    prettybr0wneyes prettybr0wneyes 13-15, F Apr 2

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    I just realized how emotionally distant I can be. I can be fun, really fun when you first meet me. I'll make jokes, and talk about stupid things. But, when people try to get close...
    mydays1994 mydays1994 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Finally I need a break. It's fine for people to talk and tell you that everything is going to be okay, that there are people who are definitely worse off than you but no matter...
    LoveToSpeak LoveToSpeak 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I always let people walk over me as if its nothing how pathetic am I. In school everyone treats me as a disease but for no reason at all.. I hate everything to the point where I...
    shawnialee shawnialee 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I am 23 years old and have spend the last two years of my life with the most amazing man ever. We started talking while I was in a short term relationship with another guy, it was...
    equisgirl1 equisgirl1 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    As of right now I am my daughters everything as she is my everything. I don't discard the possibility of having another person included, but would like for me to be his everything...
    newlifejuliana newlifejuliana 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 9

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    Mentally, I already have a place away from everything. My own personal world that nobody would understand lol. My physical place away from everything would be a deserted island...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 21

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    "You come to me with scars on your wrist You tell me this will be the last night feeling like this I just came to say goodbye I didn't want you to see me cry, I'm fine But I know...
    Kelloggz90 Kelloggz90 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Everything is not okay! And sometimes I wonder "is it ever fogging to be okay?" "Is it ever going to get better?" I've been searching for the correct answer for so long! Sometimes...
    InMemoryOfMe InMemoryOfMe 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I would love to be someone's everything. I know who's my everything 🙈🙊❤️💕
    Kelcey Kelcey 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    If there is anyone who wants to put up with pathetic stupid stories when I'm upset and will just be there to understand, if u want to be the person i tell absolutely everything...
    ilovemybffpoppy ilovemybffpoppy 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    One day everything was fine...the next my mom was in the hospital and my sisters and brother traumatized. I was 13, my parents have been divorced since I can remember, I was at...
    Kanpe Kanpe 16-17, M Mar 31

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    I did it again... I let someone in, Expecting them not too hurt me. Everything was fine.. Until that moment.. That moment Of impact when everything hits. It sinks in you. It hurts...
    audralina09 audralina09 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Often times I just think of escaping reality just want a place far away to just relax and think about everything and not have the influence of everything on me. Just get away...
    musicgurl11 musicgurl11 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I believe there are two ways to go through life: 1) With the mindset that everything is random and purposeless, or 2) With the conviction that everything happens for a reason...
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Finding my soulmate has always been my priority in life. I don't want to die alone with no one by my side. I must be willing to sacrifice everything to do what is right for me. It...
    justmeinca justmeinca 36-40, F 13 hrs ago

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    So I am newly separated my story isn't like most. So my husband and I have a 3 year old together, we lost our other baby girl at 2 months and 1 day around this time last year. So...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21