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I Fear Having My Trust Betrayed

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hi I would like to vent on why I cant trust certain people anymore.See let me go back a bit and explain why I can not trust these people.First off I had her back when my mom was...
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    Betrayal has been a theme throughout my life. Betrayed by a mother who was jealous and smothering. Betrayed by a father who couldn't or wouldn't protect me. Betrayed by my uncle...
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    I keep tightly their secrets, to protect their pride and dignity.. even on the day where they chose to be bltches/jerks betraying the trust I hve given them.. how could you ask...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 3 Responses May 5

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    I've been working mostly with men for three years now and I know that almost all of them are not loyal to their girlfriends and wives. You may know a guy good enough and may think...
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    No one at all. I used to trust nearly everyone. Then because of bad experiences I started to trust only certain people like teachers, mother, friends and I had bad experiences so...
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F May 15

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    I'm not really dependent on people but you could say that I have close ties with them. The thought has always been on my mind since I was very young, probably around 14 or 15. My...
    Niran3 Niran3 22-25, M 1 Response May 6

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    Why should I? I tried to see only the good in people in the past, and they've often betrayed my trust. So it's utterly pointless just to automatically trust somebody, I'll willing...
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    I'm really starting to question who I can trust anymore. In the past 8 months I've seen so many people who I considered friends and who I thought I knew really well, slowly reveal...
    TheNarratorGrim TheNarratorGrim 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I used to think that..I have a bad luck in relationship..but now..when I start to trust him..when I start to treat him like a wife do...I can't even believe how lucky I'm to have...
    Phyllispurple Phyllispurple 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Besides my mom, i don't trust women. At work, when they try to get close to me, it always seem like they want something from me. I'm not that friendly when women try to invite me...
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    I Used To Trust Easily, That Was A Big Mistake.
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    This happens often. I trust too easily and it bites me in the ***.... So I'm sorry if you message me and I'm reserved. Keep trying. Please, don't give up on me too quickly.
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F May 11

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    I was betrayed by a best friend and whenever I trust someone again, they use my secrets to blackmail me. Just Wow.
    Rose99228 Rose99228 16-17, F 5 Responses May 16

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    I loved her and I still do, but she kissed the man I love and tried to convince him to leave me for her. I never trusted anyone like I trusted her, and yet after everything and...
    wolftoken wolftoken 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    To be honest I don’t really know how it started or how it got to this mess. One moment I was waving awkwardly at him as he walked away from the front desk, the next I was below...
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    There's too many reasons to list why I have a hard time trusting. I'm in a relationship and I fear that I will lose my best friend because of this. He has done nothing to me to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 13

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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 May 20

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    ...........I've been betrayed, I don't like the feeling.
    Treasure7 Treasure7 36-40 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A little over a year ago I decided to leave my home, my city and my province. I moved several provinces away. With only two suitcases. No job waiting. No place to move into...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 8 Responses May 3

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    I trust people too easily, and I'm genuinely scared. People can do some scary things once they get you to trust them, and it makes me so paranoid. I just saw the movie, Ex Machina...
    54Rudie 54Rudie 18-21, M 1 Response May 16

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    I lost my talent. It was misery. I was an expert in misery, writing to strangers worldwide giving advice and flawlessly understanding their situations and what they could do about...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M May 5

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    Last July I had 1 foot out the door! Pro Bono lawyer, stuff moved out (having too much crap and never throwing anything away due to emotional issues and loosing everything to a...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F May 7

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    They have betrayed me like in the movies, now I have no best mates. Now I sit on my apps all day and play sad, sad, hip hop or country songs. They even double crossed me like in...
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M 3 Responses May 9

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    i just got to know that my brother is a schizophrenic and my mother has been hiding that for years.......i really feel betrayed about all this.
    nisniyati nisniyati 16-17, F May 25

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    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 2 Responses May 25

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