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I Get Too Attached to People

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    I'm feeling so hurt at the moment. My boyfriend of 6yrs has told me he's confused about how he feels about me at the moment. I love him he is my world how could he do this?
    natlewis1980 natlewis1980 31-35, F Feb 11

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    Looking for Love (and Sex) - Some of the women on here, I believe, have a different view of me and what I want.  Yes, I am looking for sex, because I've been deprived of it...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew 56-60, M 53 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    Am I Dreaming? - There is a woman on here, I won't tell you who she is, but some of you know.  Months ago she came on like gang busters to me, telling me about how she...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew 56-60, M 39 Responses May 11, 2010

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    I Need Somebody To Talk Too - i get too attached and clingy to people and i hate it. if i could change myself i would. i dont want to seek professional help because all i need is...
    CheekyMonkey92 CheekyMonkey92 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    Sadly,I do.. - the problemo starts when I know whoever I'm attached to isn't attached to me as much as I am,and I feel like one day that person will go out in this world and leave...
    KeepsingingAOM KeepsingingAOM 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2011

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    Then It Hurts When They Leave - I always get sooooo soooo excited when I talk to someone new for like a few days and I always then look forward to talking to them. And then when...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2008

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    I Get WAY To Attached - It's really hard for me. At times I can be completely attached to someone. And they say how much they like me, and even love me as their friend. They bring...
    RivoltaSilenziosa RivoltaSilenziosa 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    With My Thanks And Appreciation !!!!!!!!!!! - TO ALL MY EP FRIENDS!!!!! I WOULD JUST LIKE TO TAKE A MOMENT AND THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR THOUGHTS WISHES AND SUPPORT WHILE I WAS IN...
    vman1370 vman1370 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    The Feeling She Gives Me - She found me as a broken man and helped to fix me up. She made me think I wasn't worthless and that I mattered. She gave me a warm feeling inside my...
    SCUDFACE SCUDFACE 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    Yea I Get Atacht - and i get hert becz of it...................
    beeeriy beeeriy 18-21, M 4 Responses May 11, 2010

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    Is It Attachment - I'm sort of secluded. But I believe that is the exact reason why I cling to the creative , or intellectual people I meet. Though I'm a musician I'd prefer not to...
    jaix50 jaix50 26-30, M Sep 13, 2013

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    The Teachers Who Touched My Life - I have many favorite teachers to say thank you to..My 1st grade teacher Mrs. Crystal..for seeing my potential..nurturing it..and giving me love...
    mgey mgey 26-30, F Sep 16, 2012

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    I Can Get Too Attached - It's not often that I meet someone of the opposite sex who is amazing to me on every possible level. And when that happens (and lately, there were two...
    SensualGirl SensualGirl 36-40, F Oct 30, 2010

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    I Remember Everyone I Have Ever Met. - It's not really a story... I just remember everybody I have ever met and I think about them and how they are doing... if they go from my life...
    treehuggermom treehuggermom 46-50, F Feb 3, 2012

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    The District Police Guy I Once Knew - I remember..everyday as I go to work..A happy and teasing voice will always greet me.. " Grace..kape" means coffee....It's our senior district...
    mgey mgey 26-30, F Sep 17, 2012

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    ......but - am learning to say goodbye........ and turns and walks away before there is any drama. hats off......salute... and my job is done. The game is over, I'm out of quarters...
    MeltedFlowers MeltedFlowers 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2010

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    Empty Void - Well yes I have felt this, over and over, I am so used to it now, I am not even sure I tend to care about the issue too much. It made me depressed and angry so why...
    LJStevens LJStevens 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    Love Hurts. - (BUT DANCING LIKE AN IDIOT HELPS). i’ll be honest with you. i’ve only had my heart broken properly a couple of times. whether that’s to do with simply...
    blehtolife blehtolife 18-21, F Mar 25, 2012

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    Creeper Attachment - My boyfriend and I have been dating for 4 months and I feel like I never get tired of him but he gets tired of me.  And it's hard to be away from him. but...
    acuteobtuseisosceles acuteobtuseisosceles 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    This Is A Weird One.. - I've always got attached to exes and things like that, i think most people do when spending a lot of time with them, but recently I've started working at a...
    makegoodchoices makegoodchoices 18-21, F Jul 9, 2012

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    Sigh... - I don't know why, but I just do.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Feb 2, 2012

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    He Is Like My Own Drug.. - Everyday i walk into school and see him smiling at me like i am his everything but sadly i am nothing but a friend to him. Everyone always asks me why we...
    VballGirl24 VballGirl24 18-21, F Nov 28, 2012

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    Being Lefted - i get to attached and it is hard for me to get attached to people because i always have the feeling in the back of my head saying don't get attached and just when...
    kaylatheanimegirl3 kaylatheanimegirl3 18-21, F Jul 7, 2012

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    I Can't Help It - I'm not trying to change the world, just the little spot of it that I am borrowing until I die of natural causes with a smile on my face and peace in my heart.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    I Am Exhausted. - I absolutely hate when someone talks to you, makes you care, and then leaves. That hurts What hurts more, or maybe just adds to the hurt, is when they find...
    Callie17Dirge Callie17Dirge 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    I Have Problems With Letting Go - I get to attached to people easily. If I have a good friend and that friend changes I won't let them go cause I feel like I can't I feel like my...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F Aug 19, 2013

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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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    Saying Goodbye - is so difficult for me. After I graduated from high school I literally cried for days once I realized I will never see any of my friends again (even though they...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F Nov 24, 2012

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    I can't trust people, only people that are actually close to me i can trust which is my family and my close friend. No offense to any of my EP friends but it's the truth. Ill call...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F Mar 17

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    Trust is a big thing to have in your life with people you love or care for,I always test my friendship with people I meet,especially when they want to continue the friendship,and...
    dimples62 dimples62 51-55 3 Responses a week ago

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    They say that 'keep your friends close and your enemies closer' and that is my main reason for not being able to trust. Feelings fade and people change, trust doesn't last forever...
    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Therefore I'm here where no one will know who i am, sharing my experiences and speaking to others about theirs.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 13-15, M Mar 25

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    Had to learn it the hard way but I yet to find that worthy person to share my deep secretes or trust completely, and honestly I doubt such a person exist in this world.....
    Joungar Joungar 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I get overwhelmed so easily it's a chain until I can't take it anymore and cry .
    adamsoweird adamsoweird 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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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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    I want you to see this if you don't understand Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD), which is also known as Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Too many people don't understand it...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I have a pretty quiet demeanor. I can be socially awkward at times and I don't like to be around too many people I don't know. But behind that quiet personality is a rebellious...
    coldchiln coldchiln 22-25, M Mar 24

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    There are too many people who try to control you, but they do this just because they know deep down you are better than they are. So let them be and ignore it ;-)
    domipl domipl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I hated him cause of his ways of treating others. He acts so cool but inside, he's trying to catch your heart & TEAR it down. Then all of a sudden, I wanted to teach him a lesson...
    Beautybomb Beautybomb 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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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    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 easily get attached to people
    Ifeelkikeaghosht Ifeelkikeaghosht 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I am by nature a very open person, I tend not to hide anything from anyone but in the end get used or yanked advantage for this very reason. I treat people like they are family and...
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M Mar 18

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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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    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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    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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    Hello my name's jerred, I find myself different than a lot of people from the way I think and the things I do. I can't stand people who are suffering I feel like I must help each...
    wolfdog722 wolfdog722 18-21 Mar 31

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    I don't mind caring about other people but i hate it when I loose that person. When i show my caring side towards them I just can't stop thinking about them.... When I try to text...
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F Apr 2

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    and I feel so stupid because no one ever feels the same way. Every time I realize this with someone, or every time someone, I guess I would say, abandons me, it hurts. Every time...
    adorea adorea 70+, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    My mum said this is one of my weakness; getting attached to people SO EASILY. That's why some people takes me for granted and hurts me.
    Thatssoawesome Thatssoawesome 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago