attach oneself to so meaning

[American slang]
1. Fig. to become emotionally involved with someone.
  Fred seems to have attached himself to a much older woman, who has captured his attention.
  Somehow, Susan has attached herself emotionally to Tom, and she is distraught over his being away.
2. Fig. to follow after someone; to become a constant companion to someone.
  Andy's little brother attached himself to Andy and his friends—much to Andy's distress.
  John attached himself to his older brother and drove him crazy.

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