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I Fear Having My Trust Betrayed

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    With Good Reason....

    It has been betrayed.....way more than once...by friends as well as lovers.  I have definate trust issues....
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    It's Happened All Too Often

    So, now it is a natural fear, and I take precautions, being very picky with my friends and such. Not opening up or revealing anything unless the other person does so first. I try to trust people, but humanity has made me cynical...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2011

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    I'm not one to believe in the word ' fear'

    for it is a false emotion.. Created by the mind. Let's just say I'm cautious when it comes to giving my trust. I respect and trust no one until they give me a reason to. Both trust and respect should be earned ..
    DeepZen DeepZen 22-25, F Feb 5, 2014

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    Trust Issues

    I realize that I have serious trust issues and it has affected my relationships with people. There is no doubt I have to work on that. But the truth is I have been betrayed or abandoned many times. My paranoia isn't that bad when it comes to friends, but if I have a girlfriend I...
    baltazar816 baltazar816 31-35, M 6 Responses Apr 9, 2011

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    Why Do I Trust At All?

    Almost everyone in my life has betrayed me. Now, I know this may sound like an overexageration, but believe me it is not. My own mother has betrayed me, which is the worst. I cannot trust anyone in my family, nor most the people I call friends. Not that I ever trusted them much...
    ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola ImEndangeredGimmeYourCola 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2009

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    Hello Everyone! I hope you all are having a

    good day:) ok so on Friday which was yesterday we all went on a field trip (I know we to old for that) but it was at a museum in Philly and the whole class went including my boyfriend! (I forgot to post it :)) but anyways fast forward it was about 20 minutes before we were...
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F Mar 8, 2014

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    Yesterday, I found out I was betrayed by a friend. I've always felt he wasn't genuine and sincere as to what he always try to tell me, but I was stupid enough to give him the...
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Had the crap scared out of me today. No, it's not what you think, nothing dangerous or Traumatic happened. I was told today by the guy Im seeing that he's falling in love with me...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F Mar 10

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    hell I trusted her but I feel like I'm betrayed... She didn't reply to my messages even I knew she was there but she didn't..... That so hurts me...
    LuckyLam LuckyLam 18-21 1 Response Mar 20

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    No matter how many times I seem to trust in people the ones close test to me are the ones that can hurt me the most. I've been lied and stabbed in the back by those I thought I...
    Yubikiri Yubikiri 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    The saddest/best part (depends on what colour glasses you have on at the moment) of it all is... Now that I don't want any of the two men I've loved before anymore, they want me...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 6

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    How could the one who vowed to love and protect me, the one man I shared my dreams with, bring me such misery and pain? How could he hurt me and think I should forgive so easily? I...
    flirtinglove flirtinglove 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    well... just got some rather shocking news today... well... somewhat shocking... should've know my boyfriend of 5 years (now my ex) would do this... I found out today that he has...
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    I do have some trust issues, some pretty stellar ones. But as I was taking a look at my world the other day, it occurred to me that there are a handful of people that I do trust...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I was in a relationship for over 4 years with someone who hurt me over and over again. He beat me, cheated on me, beat me when I was pregnant and miscarried. He never was sorry and...
    cancerian19 cancerian19 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 6

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    +my friends(thought my friends) betrayed me for some idiot
    manjularosi29 manjularosi29 18-21, F Mar 13

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    songwriterandsinger songwriterandsinger 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    This gives me the chills lol. like....I did everything for this friend, I was there when they were sad, I was there when people annoyed them, I was comforting, caring, I worried, I...
    Latiaaaa Latiaaaa 16-17, F Mar 14

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    last night I was getting texts from this random number. Saying that it was a secret admirer, and such. i was just asking who it was and seeing if it was a friend playing a prank...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is so far off then what i wright im not sure i can express my feeling fully because the unknown feeling hurts and makes me want to block out the people around me, and i know...
    LadyE21 LadyE21 22-25 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been in love and betrayed 9 times or more it sucks -been dumped on vday been dumped because his parents did not want us together been cheated on -been raped
    mistreszmayhem mistreszmayhem 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My best friend of over ten years slept with someone I had been dating and cared very much for and kept it from me for three months. When I finally found out and confronted her, she...
    Wundervoll Wundervoll 26-30, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I haven't,not really in a long time. It's become even harder lately,one men army comes to mind..It's hard to trust people when whenever you open up to someone they keep leaving...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Mar 16

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    High school these past 3 months has been so stressful that I find myself more and more not being happy and instead in my room alone. I already denounced a friendship with a close...
    JayC15 JayC15 16-17, M Mar 20

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    Manipulative people have fried my brain. I don't even know when its rational to be upset half the time. They convince you youre not making sense and shove nonsense down the...
    shootdownthestars shootdownthestars 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I agree I don't trust many people. I find to many people start talking to you and act like they are your friend, but the more you talk to them there true self comes out and it is...
    btiny13 btiny13 70+ 1 Response Mar 14

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    I resolve to live life fearlessly. So many people act so predictably. Why are they so predictable? Because they are all motivated by the same things, self preservation and fear...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I agree and you have to be careful who you trust on here. and as you get to know some of the ones in your circle the more your on here it is like your circle keeps getting smaller...
    btiny13 btiny13 70+ 2 Responses Mar 14

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    This fear developed after my mother had told me a story about a video she had seen on the internet. This video was in China and depicted a young toddler walking around. She...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 14

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    I joined this group because yes I have trust issues. I am not alone in this, I am today's norm when it comes to the world. Trust issues is on the rise every day that goes by...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I have trust issues. I trust easily but once lied to its hard for me to trust anymore. I hate lying so i expect others to be truthful with me. It seems lying is a part of every...
    happysha17 happysha17 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    I don't have many friends pretty much because I have trust issues and I know that it's worse that I know it. I can't trust anyone truthfully because they will never understand me...
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    tactactac tactactac 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 10

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