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I Get Too Attached

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 146 People

    I'm Too Needy

    I just joined this site... pretty cool. Gotta love this anonymous business. So my story is simple really: I start dating someone and I get waaay too attached. I don't know if that is "normal"...I know it's not uncommon, especially with us women, but whether it's healthy...
    Acignome Acignome 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2008

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    T.

    i'm attached and all it's doing is hurting me. i can see this. my friends and family are constantly reminding me. he says he loves me, but all he seems to do is make me cry. that's not love. but i feel like i need him in my life. oh what's a girl to do?
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    I Still Love U

     i still am like in love with a guy that did everything possible to let me know he doesn't like me. I just keep holding like one day he will love me back and everything will be okay.  here is what he did: he went out with my bestfriend after i told him i liked...
    rainbowclouds rainbowclouds 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    Pretty Much Any Relationship

    friends or loversI put my heart into it and give my relationships everything I got. I want to be a good person. Its hard to comprehend that people are not the same way.I get used and it hurts terribly.Its pretty much a re-occurrence throughout my life.Constantly getting hurt and...
    sweetsie sweetsie 26-30, F Dec 1, 2011

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    I Can Never Think Of A Title That Will Do Me Justice. Just Read.

    I was in a relationship for 5 months. around the three month mark we started not seeing each other as much. the rumours started. I got really worried. people said he was avoiding me. I still loved him. i held out for another month but I thought of him every night, i thought about...
    imperfectionz imperfectionz 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2010

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    Heart Easily Entrapped

    I dont understand why I am the way I am I am a young bisexual woman, thiough my stronger attraction is more towards fellow women. I get easily attached to people, i take their love gestures very seriously and often it only takes me a kiss or a wink from another person for me to...
    karijapua karijapua 26-30, F Nov 10, 2012

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    Hate This Part of Me

    I do.   Take this for instance, just 3 weeks aho, started "hanging out" with someone new, I guess now it's turned into a friends with benifits type thing. I'v never actually done this before, usually turns into something more fairly fast, or I just get bored and...
    jfgoodtimes jfgoodtimes 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    I Give Up

    I wasn't even looking for anything from you other than friendship. Its slowly crept in. Now I can't stop thinking about you. Your texts saying that you miss me slowly dried up after I told you how much I like you. I hate this I don't know how to handle this crap anymore.. Am I...
    stoliddolt stoliddolt 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I'm not ready to be attached to any type of friendships. Each time I think I have a best friend or a friend, I get disappointed whether its months later or years. I'm a likable...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I'm tired of people walking all over me. I get taken advantage of so much lately, and I'm sick of it. I'm not your freaking doormat! I'm done being nice...it's way too much anymore...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F Feb 13

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    And I know it so I keep people at a distance because I am just too afraid of being hurt so badly again. I know that it will make it hard for people to get to know me but I find it...
    Dovesery Dovesery 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I've been thinking a lot about mine and my boyfriends relationship... I love him so much, but sometimes I feel like I love him more than he loves me. We've been together for 4...
    Deda0505 Deda0505 22-25, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Just a reminder. Don't get attached to temporary people. (:
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 11 Responses Feb 3

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    we talked again. As much as I worry for him, he is just as worried for me. However, I think, now thinking deeply about it...it would be selfish of me to leave him when all he wants...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have spent more years married than a spinster.We all need our space but too much of it is bad for marriage.I used to dream about relationships when young.I don't anymore.I think...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Yup. 2 hours ago I had my second tooth pulled. I had my first pulled 10/06/14. Both back teeth on opposite sides. Man am I numb.
    Mamasbabycub Mamasbabycub 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I tend to think I have become this way because of my childhood, I have always been the only son, so I played mostly alone, hence I had to talk to my self, friends aren't...
    Iamdusk Iamdusk 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    I noticed her on the first day I worked up the courage to say hey Learned more about her every day We got together and I called her my bae We had a good run but she said nae I...
    flyguy3326 flyguy3326 13-15, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Well went too go too my car too start it for going into town...this is what I go outside too see:/
    NicoleWahlstrom NicoleWahlstrom 18-21, F Feb 21

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    My mom just took in my nephew before my grandma died my nephew was a newborn straight from the hospital. my dad thought of him as his son and even said that he would be happy if...
    skie800 skie800 18-21, F Feb 22

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    I like that everyone posts experiences about thinking too much. I can relate alot!. I think about this and that... "Oh no".. something. Or some idea i will puzzle with all day...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Feb 12

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    Valentine's Day and I took a chance. All too often I talk myself out of doing or saying things I really want to out of fear of rejection. But today I took a chance and there was...
    magiceyes28 magiceyes28 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    I have way too much on my plate and I'm not even HUNGRY!! I have so many things to do and NEVER enough time to do it all! On the other hand I have plenty of time to all I need to...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F Feb 16

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    I think I hold animals in a higher respect than most humans, they just seem so much more compassionate and gentle, unlike humans who, as a species, seem a bit too violent. maybe we...
    Nevermore9 Nevermore9 13-15, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am too ugly to be alive I am so on ugly I can't even walk outside without being criticized I am so ugly that I could make a priest hold up his Bible and preach and pray because...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Paranoid: High Schizoid: Moderate Schizotypal: Very High Antisocial: Moderate Borderline: Very High Histrionic: Moderate Narcissistic: High Avoidant: Very High Dependent: High...
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F Feb 8

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    i wont change for no one!! ok, granted that when the going gets tough,i stand firm and stand up for myself, but what i dont get, is why so many nice people,want to become...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Maybe they should have an expiry date on how long you can stay here. After which your account just blows up. Kind of like the movie Logans Run, where when you reached the age of 30...
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 41-45, M Feb 10

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    i dont have the patience. i find that i get bored easily. i hate monotony. i start off with so much zeal, but end up doing nothing much because i lose concentration and hop from...
    Significant Significant 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    I can't be even the tiniest bit rude or mean to anyone, even if they deserve it. I feel absolutely terrible if I hurt someone's feelings... It's too bad being "too nice" leads to...
    Abnormalize Abnormalize 16-17, F 7 Responses Feb 11

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    I have been worrying too much since I was a little kid. If my mother comes to pick me up a little bit later I would start to worry if she were killed by someone or killed someone...
    nothingtoliveabout nothingtoliveabout 16-17 Feb 14

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    Hello everyone! I took this personality test called the "Jung Typology Test". I knew of this test long before taking it, but when it was sent to me as a link in a response I...
    Unalike Unalike 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    ummm. yeah, they're too short: let's start with the five day work week (or school if you're too young) hell, I'm in college and work part time. and if you're into church then you...
    PorkythePig PorkythePig 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    I think too much to the point where I spiral into despair. I worry I'm not making the most out of my life or I'm not living up to the person I set out to be. It got so bad that I...
    eveylind eveylind 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    what if my family stops caring about me all together? what if i never get married? what if suddenly i had no friends at all? what if next year i go to college and i don't do good...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I mean to say I think we're encouraged to think too much. I've thought about it a lot. Too much actually. My parents were pretty strict but fair.I was encouraged to think for...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    I remember contacting my grandmother who lives in Alabama and I in Washington, it was April I asked to visit because I knew I was depressed and I needed a cha he in my life so June...
    alexis0glover alexis0glover 16-17, F a week ago

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    Also im too shy to push the me too button :)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    i can't stand that. i can tell them I'm happy being single and they think just because they aren't i should be too. i don't do instant relationships. and i don't owe anyone any...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know I think too much. I try and imagine things happening before they do so that should it happen I know what I'm going to do. I suppose some would say that it's worrying too...
    T1ggy67 T1ggy67 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    (cant keep this in no longer) why would you abort our child with out talking to me.. crap if you didnt want her. you should of gone threw the pregnancy. and I would of took her...
    cosciatony cosciatony 26-30, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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