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I Fear Having My Trust Betrayed

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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 5 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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    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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    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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    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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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year now. He's 22 and I am 19. I trust him very much and we have a pretty good relationship. However, for the entirety of our...
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    My name is Holly and I'm 30 years old. For the first time I'm getting an apartment for myself and a job. Have not had a job in 5 years. I really want this badly! My fear is that my...
    Sweetaspie29 Sweetaspie29 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    This isn't really got betrayed but I couldn't find anything close to what I was saying.. Anyways.. Well I've known someone for like 9 years. Since pre-kay we've been friends and...
    MackenzieJacobs MackenzieJacobs 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    It's so weird how the actions of people before you ripple outwards and impact your life. I can't stand the thought of just "trusting" someone. People have never given me a reason...
    ThatSenpaiWithTheHat ThatSenpaiWithTheHat 18-21, M 5 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    The part that hurts the most, is all I want is for her to acknowledge me!!! I'm not trying to get back together with her! I'm not not asking for an apology or some sort of...
    fukubus fukubus 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    to be more precise i find it hard to re-trust people that have betrayed my trust on them, like i think twice before giving work to people who can't fulfill their deadline i know...
    aspin aspin 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Every time I gave this man another chance he interpreted it as me valuing myself as worthless, having no boundaries, and treated me as such.  He told me he loved me. He got...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I admire beautiful, trusting relationships. I am grateful that I survived deep family betrayal. I've lost all hope and trust in a lot of my family members. I made mistakes myself...
    nsight nsight 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    Too many times than I care to mention. I've often heard the phrase, "You can trust me", but you know what? it's utter bollocks, I've been let down by 'trustworthy' types. I'm the...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I guess I've never committed the whole story to one place, but maybe it wouldn't be so bad, to at least get the details out. Some of them, anyways, as I doubt I'll ever be done...
    CigaretteEater CigaretteEater 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I guess everyone has been betrayed ... As I have betrayed some people in my life no excuses I was young & selfish & very immature I look back & think wow how could I have done...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's funny when a complete stranger, who you've only spoken to for many 20 minutes, tells you that you can trust them. It's funny when you feel as though you can trust someone, and...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    That moment when you think that the person that you trusted with everything would be the last person to hurt you. I was really wrong....
    Amira15 Amira15 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I had surgery once as a child and I didn't like having to have a general anaesthetic. I hated the idea of being helpless and unconscious. About a dozen years ago I had to have a...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I've always been like this. I have always had a hard time trusting people. It's not easy for me but what worries me is that if I trust someone completely they'll betray me or hurt...
    bookaholic14 bookaholic14 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Honestly it's a GOOD thing to not trust anyone. This day and age no one is trustworthy. (Well barely anyone but there are still some rare gems) Everyone is out for themselves and...
    FightingForHappiness FightingForHappiness 31-35, F 49 Responses 5 days ago

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    So afraid of professionals. They lie to your face for pay. But help is now needed. Because me trusted many. And their pills made me worse. And nobody protects the...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I started a discount store I hired a friend. Things were fine. A few months later the friend got greedy. He tricked me into going for a vacation. I did so and when...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    That's just how it is for me. When you have groups of people decide after loving you that they now no longer want a bar of you and the only way to get rid of you is to cause a...
    SeventySevenStars SeventySevenStars 36-40 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i gave you all of me i exposed myself to you i trusted you believed in you because i loved you you told me you were different and i somehow forgot all the hurt and pain you put...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    And it makes me a terrible friend because no matter how close I get to someone I can't trust them. I think way before we go our separate ways and I think that if I tell them my...
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    “The only way to know if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” ~Ernest Hemmingway The world is tough. We often hear about and see how one person betrayed another and...
    mindstruggle mindstruggle 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 24

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    have you ever been betrayed by someone you thought was a trusted friend?
    radioman712000 radioman712000 41-45, M 7 Responses Jun 23

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    two years ago i was is relationship with a lady, i loved more then anything in this world.I was very faithful to her, and tried herd to don't hurt her,or make angry.one day i was...
    mrsabri mrsabri 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    The telling of the true self is often a hard thing to do, especially when we doubt who will and will not support who we are, and who we hope to be. To be betrayed by your own...
    Lunasnight Lunasnight 16-17, F Jun 22

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    I think fears can be divided into different groups. I divide them to "stupid" fears and then the other group is of the fears that really stop us from wanting to face reality. (Just...
    Zelmi5 Zelmi5 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I thought she was my best friend and she did confess her feelings for me and I rejected those feelings of her and we remained friends for few months at the end she used me betrayed...
    abhayisabhay abhayisabhay 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I thought he was my best friend and he trusts me as much as I trust him. Turns out I was wrong and feeling betrayed is a whole new zone. It's anger first before any other feeling...
    Venosha Venosha 18-21, F Jun 22

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    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 21

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    My "friends" stabbed me in the back. They spoke to one of the moms saying how terrible and angry I am. This mom gave me ****. I said whatever ignore it. Then I find out yesterday...
    GeorgiaMaroulis GeorgiaMaroulis 18-21, F Jun 21