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I Don't Trust Easily, Thanks to a Dysfunctional Childhood

The Best Revenge is Living Well 53 People

    Never Had A Chance

    It's a wonder I am not dead My family Parents Brother Aunts, Uncles and Cousins took every opportunity to tell Me how worthless I am and lied to me and about me at every turn. here is one the favorites. "If We would have known you turn out like this We would have your Mother get...
    slappedtomuch slappedtomuch 46-50, M Aug 2, 2011

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    Trust Issues

    I do have some trust issues, due to the fact that almost everyone I had trusted in life turned out be horrible people. And they used my own trust for them against me. It started when I was a child. I trusted many adults to be there for me and to keep their word. None of them did...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 13, 2008

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    Well Here Goes Nuthing

    Well basically from the age of 5 to 10 i have been throught every kind of abuse u heard on the NSPCC adverts (which i still cant watch at the age of 19) by my step-dad and his brother... wondering what my mum did? sweet FA... luckily the doctors saw through my lieing and spoke...
    AutumnChild AutumnChild 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2009

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    Thanks Mom and Dad

    My dad made sure I felt worthless. he threatened to disown me. I wasn't allowed to cry and if I did he would threaten to get his belt out and I knew what that meant and stopped. whenever I had something I was proud of, both my parents would say something along the lines of, "...
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Growing up I suffered a lot of abuse from people a child should naturally be able to trust. I'm not comfortable discussing what I went through but I'm just going to say it was bad...
    13Selene13 13Selene13 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 25

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    It is very easy to judge others and to remain angry with them for good reasons but have you ever stopped to think how you feel when you hold a grudge against someone. I've been...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't celebrate it for a lot of reasons. it's a satanic holiday. people think that it's just fun and innocent. there is more to the story. I know why christian don't celebrate it...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I grew up in a big city, I lived with my family in the suburban side of the city just like the rest of the people I knew. I went to an affordable public school, where there were...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Why is he making it hard for me? ;~; I can't tell my childhood friend about this matter because he'll just make me feel bad about this... I don't know whose shoulder I could cry...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I don't care about anything anymore, and all is as it should be once more. I missed this void of endless apathy. With it comes certainty. With certainty, power. As I reflect upon...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F a week ago

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    I always knew I never wanted kids, dunno why I just never did when I was a little girl my friends would play with dolls and prams, me?, I'd play with animal toys they were kind of...
    13Selene13 13Selene13 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Okay so I'll have to live with both my parents for quite a while into the future of my life, and I can't stand being around my mom. You see, I'm an atheist and mom is a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 26

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    So before I get into the deep stuff, let me fill you in. I grew up an only child in a happy home, my parents were never married but were always together, I am 22, my mom is 44...
    Chelssea Chelssea 18-21 Oct 3

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    I had a concussion when I was a junior in high school it caused me to have amnesia. It took two days to remember who I was and left me with short term memory loss. Now I remember...
    cittykatluv cittykatluv 18-21, F Oct 6

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    The foodstuff truly is kind of astounding... You will discover all differing kinds of seafood salads, a number of fish primarily based soups, in addition to fresh shellfish and...
    Willy52yt Willy52yt 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    I go to a small high school. There is approximately 100 kids in my high school. I'm a freshman girl. I'm smart and I tend to stay at home and study then go and party. But I really...
    Smalltowngirl1999 Smalltowngirl1999 13-15, F Sep 27

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    "We have an obligation to every last victim of this illegal aggression because all of this carnage has been done in our name. Since World War II, 90% of the casualties of war are...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 28

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    I don't want to learn to drive right now, I know I have to eventually but I don't want to right now, especially from my mom! She taught my brother and it was horrible she kept...
    bella1863 bella1863 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Hey guys, Firstly, this is a question but since the details were long I couldn't post it in the Questions section. So there's this guy (he's the son of my dad's colleague) and we...
    MissGorgeous MissGorgeous 18-21, F Oct 10

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    I think experience project is a great place to meet minds. I don't want the intensity of 'physically' being in your room with you, or watching what you're doing. The simplicity...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    I used to have too much fun, drinking alcohol. It got to the point, I couldn't make it to work, reliably. My life spiraled out of control. Thanks to a 12 Step Program, I was able...
    Luvhugeuptop Luvhugeuptop 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Well, I'm a girl, and my best friend is also a girl, just to clear that up. When we first met, I was kind of closed up. I didn't like to be touchy with people. A bunch of my...
    refusingtogiveup refusingtogiveup 18-21, F Oct 12

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    Yes, i am not good looking, Yes, i am fat and i do have big fat face, and yes, i am never gonna be loved by anyone but i don't care about it anymore! Thanks for reading my boring...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hello to all I'm just wondering you all well not all ask something on your profile and I try to help others and yes I be a smat *** to but I will take time answer or just put...
    daddylove4u daddylove4u 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I finally found what really REALLY irritates me.... ............. writing a really clever, carefully thought out reply, full of MickyMeaning, seasoned with MickyHumour, absent of...
    mickyisback mickyisback 51-55, M 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I dated a guy who turned out to love dealing drugs. Now he's in the limelight and I'm on the sideline waiting for his romantic self to come back to me. Should I wait? Is it worth...
    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I just feel so sad because I want to have a good relationship with her but it is just so hard.. The other day my boyfriend asked me what memories I had of my childhood with my mom...
    roomii roomii 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Well, since my childhood i had a different opinion of others about love. I never said anybody "I love you". I'll just say "I love you' to someone when really feel safe and...
    almeidajoes almeidajoes 18-21, M Oct 8

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    If somebody doesn't want to have a child, and they are raped. Say a 13 year old girl. She is in capable of raising a child of her own. She won't be able to go trough school as a...
    KayvonJr KayvonJr 13-15, M Oct 11

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    Omg yes,so stop doing it (to the people that do it to me) thanks :)
    Randomchick3 Randomchick3 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    ((Forgive my expletives that follow. I try to use proper language when I write, but I also write with emotion and sometimes, strong words are the only way to convey my meaning...
    OnceThereWasAGirl OnceThereWasAGirl 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    People: "I love you" Me: "Thanks"
    oliviathompson oliviathompson 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Hi.. I'm Alyx, I really can't take people lieing to be anymore on EP.. First was Ryan, who pretend to be 14 and talked about how he was bullied and got beat up. He talked about...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 12 Responses Oct 5

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    Hello readers, my name is Sam and I'm now facing a very one-way decision in my life. Ever since I was in grade school, I can recall thoughts of wonder as to what I would have been...
    biskitsam101 biskitsam101 18-21, M a week ago

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    Hi there, I grew up with my mother after my parents got divorced and my mother and I moved back to my mothers home country, when I was 3. Since then I have always had a life with...
    Paddingt Paddingt 18-21, M Oct 13

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    I wish I coud forget it all. From My best friend being molested by Two Other spoiled Brats to my first crush kicking me in the stomach to get me away from her Best friend which we...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Years pass people change as you can see. You picture them the same . some do change and some don't to be exact. My mom will always ask me questions or story's of my childhood that...
    keila98 keila98 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My family members of whom I am living with is driving me crazy. I understand I am not the only one, but this is unbearable. I am 21 years old and mildly autistic. I also suffer...
    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M Oct 1

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    I find myself always being negative to my mom and putting her down and not thanking or being appreciative of her.. I know this is wrong but I just don't know how to make our...
    Wasitwrong Wasitwrong 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I'm 34 and I still care about the friends I had growing up. I'm still friends with a few but there is a few that won't have anything to do with me and I don't why. One in...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F Sep 27

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    My childhood was great fun up until about the age of 10, I loved it and was proud of the good old days, and still to this day I enjoy reminiscing about them, probobly because they...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I really hated being a kid. My English is not really good. I apologize for that. I don't really have anyone to tell this that's probably why I'm posting it here. I never met my...
    Yukio0001 Yukio0001 16-17, M Sep 30

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    Growing up It was just me and my mum. We lived on a main busy road. It was scary. One time there was a car accident metres from us where someone died. I went on the news with my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F Oct 13

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    I honestly don't know to feel right now. I've battled with depression nearly all my life. Even as a young child I excluded myself from others and kept very quiet. I was always so...
    alicefloe alicefloe 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    So I was looking for some song lyrics and somehow ended up on the nostalgic side of youtube listening to songs I last listened to 10 years ago. I had flashbacks of the 7 year old...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't even know why I'm here. I'm such a mistake. I just don't deserve to live anymore.
    justw0rthless justw0rthless 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Mine did when I was 11 . Internet suggests all kinds of predictions for me . Substance abuse . relation difficulty . sexual concerns . And on a dark note .. Psychosis depression...
    bornvillian94 bornvillian94 18-21, M Oct 8

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