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I Fear Having My Trust Betrayed

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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

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    After all this time of not truly letting myself

    trust anyone, I let my guard down. Made a friend so close I thought it was real. I totally got scewed over, i dont even kno why they spent all that time gaining my trust. At least I learned my lesson, no matter how much u think you can, u never can trust someone not to betray...
    bluebell45 bluebell45 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Kateskitchen Kateskitchen 36-40, F Dec 11

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    It sucks but not trusting people is very much apart of me. I have notice every time I open up to someone I hear myself say "Shut up, Don't trust them! You know what happened last...
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    Let me tell you about how I got screwed over by my enemy and my friend. So all of this begins with a friend named brad over the internet. I was a lot younger than him and I was...
    Vesqural Vesqural 22-25, M Dec 13

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    I 'HAD' TRUST ISSUES thought I'd write a little something in here before I leave this group.. for a long time now I have had trust issues, I have been betrayed an lied to left...
    J41LBIRD93 J41LBIRD93 18-21, F Dec 1

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    Everyone I trust betrays me. I'm not sure if everyone is like that, or do I just suck at choosing who to trust. Either way, having no trust in anyone is really hard. I'm the kind...
    xthefallenx xthefallenx 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 9

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    My trust issues began when I was 13. My mom was my hero as a kid. I could talk to her about anything. Then one day she reviled a secret to me. My mom was cheating on my dad with...
    BFRM BFRM 18-21, F Dec 3

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    How can I trust others if I can't even trust myself?
    TxSS TxSS 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I hate when people who are close to my heart doesn't trust me.. I don't have to prove myself to you every time.. if you don't trust me, that's your headache.. I think I gave more...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I want so much to be able to trust what is said and I try so hard to believe and trust but there is always that stupid little voice that says remember what happened last time...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My girlfriend cheated on me in the summer with a guy who I always saw it coming. He has been coming on to her for months and she kept pushing him off but one time she let him have...
    samiaboud9 samiaboud9 16-17, M Dec 13

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    I'm not one for dualism, and trying to distinguish my mind from my body in a clean cut way is impossible. But there's no other way to explain how I could feel so detached from...
    evynray evynray 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    I have trust issues, and I don't have a problem admitting it. I think I should e thankful that I am aware and tryig to work on it. I didn't just arrive here without reason, my past...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Trust can make you powerful. Betrayal can break you. I was betrayed by someone, and now I only trust about 4 of my best friends in the world.
    RedMarcher RedMarcher 16-17, M Nov 28

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    I trust very few people anymore, only one friend, the rest family. I have been betrayed and stabbed in the back so many times i can't count, by people i have my trust to, so now...
    ImJustJen ImJustJen 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    in past, i lost many great opportunities of enjoying certain things, and getting new life experiences.......... i feared that people will laugh at me if i dont do a certain thing...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    It's amazing how easily some people can fake feelings. A few years ago now I was betrayed by a woman who claimed to love me while secretly doing it with her ex and subsequently...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 2

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    I will never trust my heart to another ever again. People are too cruel for there to be such a thing as true love.
    treyn65 treyn65 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Okay, so my boyfriend is very good to me when I am good to him(not accusing him, not being jealous and making him stressed out) he's great,caring, likes me hanging out with his mom...
    MissLizy MissLizy 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    This is an update. My ex recently said he made the biggest mistake of his life, and that he loves me more than anything or anyone ever. Bla bla bla...Pfft. He had six months after...
    sleepingbeauty13 sleepingbeauty13 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I have been sad for a very long time. When I was eight years old, my father left my mother for another woman, thus destroying my family. I cannot explain how this felt, because I...
    classicslove classicslove 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    I've been married four years, but lately my husband ignores me, and I know he's having sex with a girl from his office. It sucks.
    HarmonyCHILL HarmonyCHILL 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 3

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    Donnacc12 Donnacc12 26-30, F Dec 3

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    How could I even begin? I spent YEARS believing the lies of someone I loved very dearly. I sacrificed everything I had for him-money, career, family. Everything. I was the giving...
    scarlet54 scarlet54 36-40 Dec 3

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    I have been betrayed by a really close friend. Basically she was my roomate at university and we became very good friends but we were really different,she was tattoed with...
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I have been betrayed by my first and only friend at university,she was pretenfing to be my friend for a long time and then she did something horrible to me.
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I have had trust issues for a long time but I can trust all my friends now but I'm having some difficulties trusting my friends boyfriend. He smokes, he's only 10 and my friend is...
    nomorelies13 nomorelies13 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    My story is rather complicated - but simply put, I was betrayed when my wife started an emotional affair with a married man.
    Mike405 Mike405 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    adeleccaa adeleccaa 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    The last time I was on EP was quite a long time ago when I wrote a small paragraph thanking everyone who had read "My Story" and gave me tremendous support. Though I was overjoyed...
    amcintyre94 amcintyre94 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Doesn't everybody? I can't remember a specific moment where I stopped trusting people... And I think it is more a function of self preservation than anything. If I never make...
    Dahlia2020 Dahlia2020 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm so annoyed. My boyfriend always seems to assume I'm off with every guy imaginable, for whichever reason. There's no trust on his part which is annoying. He constantly yells and...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm so scared that I'll come off as too clingy or make a huge mistake moving too fast. I'm so scared and it isn't that I don't trust him its that I don't trust myself. I'm trying...
    pxthetic pxthetic 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Success Such a funny thing. There is no real way to place value on another persons worth. Sometimes I get caught up in my self-loathing that I forget I am pretty good at certain...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    having trouble trusting people with my secret
    robbybaby robbybaby 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 10

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    Many people love it that their personal banker trusts and understands them to move six or seven figures depending on an individual phone call or email. This could shock other of my...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I will be turning 42 ..can't explain why but this birthday (more so than 40) has been playing on my mind. Its almost as if my mortality has become apparent to me all of a sudden...
    crawf41 crawf41 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    Every time I find someone I like I push them away because I'm afraid of getting hurt. I don't want to be hurt again so I'm hurting others. I just want to get better and be able to...
    meganleslie meganleslie 13-15, F Dec 1

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    I was 12 when my "best guy friend" raped me. He moved away soon after. Only 2 people know it happened. My best friend and my boyfriend. I live in constant fear of it happening...
    littlebird0823 littlebird0823 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    This applies to all of my loved ones. and, no, I don't mean the fear of abandonment but the fear of losing any of my loved ones to death. It haunts me, especially the thought of...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Dec 3

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