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

The Best Revenge is Living Well 55 People

    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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    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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    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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    You know, I think it really hurts a lot when you say to the person you plan to marry, I love you. And they don't even trust you about things like friends they haven't met before...
    PartyGuy21 PartyGuy21 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    i'm 30 years old. I have 2 children. No life. I was kicked out at 12 years old by my mother on xmas eve. I was forced to grow up on the streets and survive. I managed to finish...
    IdiditTOmyselfTwice IdiditTOmyselfTwice 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    My father was very abusive when I was growing up. He never physically abused me, but he physically abused my brothers. He was also emotionally abusive with them as well as my...
    Mickkeyy Mickkeyy 18-21, F 3 Responses May 2

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    I recently decided to cut my mom and my sister out of my life. I don't know if it is a good idea to keep trying. My mom has it in her head that I was talking bad about her on...
    BitchieHouseWife BitchieHouseWife 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    I didn't want to post this on one of the most important holidays in order to not take away any happiness from those that celebrate. I don't celebrate holidays anymore because I...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 14 Responses May 11

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    It's actually the opposite. People deserve respect, opinions don't. I see a lot of people say "I respect your opinion, but...". I could not give a rip if you respect my opinion...
    rpf1988 rpf1988 41-45, M May 12

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    "I have expensive taste but Im also tight with my money" The reason for this post is an argument I had last night, with an ex. I'm a dental nurse and well he was interested to...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm 21 & I guess I'm just feeling lost. I have all these hopes & dreams but don't know where to begin with them, I haven't received my H.S diploma yet & I don't know what I would...
    HopelessWander HopelessWander 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Want to know what's selfish? Bringing a child into this dysfunctional world and people trying to manipulate you into having children all because they're not getting what they want...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    i just wanna say that i loved you a lot..i loved you more then anything.. you were my life you were everything to me.. you were my hero.. thanks for everything.. thanks for showing...
    loveiseverything18 loveiseverything18 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    No...it wouldn't be good for me to have time off, I think too much. Think too deeply, about absolutely nothing half the time. I honestly feel that's why I try to overdo occupying...
    YourSweetestAddiction YourSweetestAddiction 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    No thanks. I think I'll pass.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Apr 24

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    I want to take this time to thank all my backstabbing, two-faced, sneaky slithery, betraying, lying, useless friends in my life. From your lies and betrayal, it only promoted me...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 8 Responses May 3

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    I'll be 20 in two days. I got my permit on my 19th birthday. I wish I could have gotten my license four years ago like almost everyone else.... I've always had a fear of driving. I...
    jaycer1 jaycer1 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6

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    my moms relationships are always first. I know she loves me but she loves her boyfriend more. Our relationship is dangling of a thin string because this guy is messed up. He hurt...
    ashmha ashmha 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I always knew I was not alone with this feeling... thanks for the support everyone.
    k10vvn k10vvn 22-25 6 days ago

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    My sister abruptly stopped talking to me after 20 years of a really close friendship. I was 40 at the time and I asked her to tell me why. She said I was self righteous and...
    bubblesfloat bubblesfloat 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    hey there, i had as a child more than only one bad experience. My memories reach from abuse to really badly hurt. My Mother with a lot of time for men but only hate for her...
    sundina sundina 22-25, F 3 Responses May 15

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    Growing up in a town of about 8,000 people I was one of the few students who stood out. I grew up on an Indian Reservation and was bullied just for being different. I am mixed...
    tcteacher tcteacher 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    This is pretty long, so bear with me, I just don't know what to make of what I just found out. Also, my punctuation and grammar kind of suck... About 4 years ago, my childhood...
    LitoWatts LitoWatts 26-30, F 1 Response May 5

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    I was at the grocery store buying ice cream for my family and I saw a little girl who sorta looked like my sister and wondered how nice it’d be to steal her away and dump my...
    candycat13 candycat13 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I just read this and WOooow is that me. "Placater" - "Mascot" - "Caretaker" This child takes responsibility for the emotional well-being of the family. They become the families...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response May 1

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    It is strange how some childhood experiences linger with you, perhaps because even at the time you realize they are somehow significant, even when other people might think them...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M May 10

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    I will sum it up mostly since it's very long, but here it is: I was introduced to her when I visited my dad's family, she was the girl that lived up the road. I can't remember...
    Saravegan2 Saravegan2 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I didn't really have any real friends. One nigerian girl I was "friends" with treated me like I was retarded and didn't care about me at all. She even told some of her friends she...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 2 Responses May 9

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    For me, it is waves. Big waves, little waves- no discrimination in size, cause or timing. It can feel so random. Or it can feel as if it was triggered. It can last hours, days...
    fromthegirlonthewall fromthegirlonthewall 18-21, F May 3

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    My mom bullied me and we don't talk now
    Zolaura Zolaura 22-25, F Apr 28

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    the scars I have in me..... my mother beat me ... i remember if I chewed wrong or coughed wrong she would hit me... I still flinch to this day if someone raise their hand to fast...
    Sinzi Sinzi 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I recently made a new friend in a tree. It was while I was walking with a female friend in a park that I spotted a most climbable Oak.It was big and bald,obviously rich in wisdom...
    Mrmeaner02 Mrmeaner02 41-45, M 4 Responses May 16

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    My mind is racing, it's buzzing. I can't clear it. It makes my head hurt, so I cry. I don't like to cry so I try and stop myself. I guess I'm overwhelmed. Thoughts of School...
    MDCollegeMan MDCollegeMan 18-21, M Apr 27

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    I get let down a lot. Very easily too. People get my hopes up. They talk so much **** but... They don't walk the walk. Actions speak louder than words. I live by that. It's like my...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Any detectives out there? Here are the facts, please let me know your verdict. We had HUGE bust up yesterday. Ended up him blocking me on everything, altho we emailed a few times...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 9 Responses May 2

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    There are somethings i am and will post that i can't tell anyone physically. I can't tell my parents as they are always working, neither can tell my friends since i don't trust...
    Timmoh Timmoh 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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