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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, 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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    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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    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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    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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    More like someone's Every single person I put my trust in Has betrayed me one way or another so what's the point in trusting anyone if they all end up betraying you in the...
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    every single person in my life today has betrayed my trust and lied to me countless times. I cut off all my friends but I still talk to my parents out of pity, although I don't...
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    I've been bawling for two days, I've had another panic attack, and I broke my knuckle again all because I can't trust someone. I feel like I'm suffocating. I want to stop being...
    jbnichole jbnichole 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just got thru a rocky relationship with my ex who had been together for about a year and a half. Things ended terribly, she left and I was devastated. I've been alone for most of...
    jayc408 jayc408 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Quite recently my best friend of 11 years betrayed me and now I am finding it very hard to move on and forget about her. My ex boyfriend and I were together for 5 years and it was...
    bexx5 bexx5 22-25 2 Responses Feb 11

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    There's no point in me going out there. They've got their own thing happening. They don't need me. They text each other all the time, treats her with all this wonderful respect in...
    designbycassandra designbycassandra 31-35, F Feb 13

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    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 9

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    ...From the people that are close to my heart. But I am learning to overcome this fear. I do want to mention that it is so hard for me to make friends and let people in. I have...
    thesoundoftruth01 thesoundoftruth01 18-21, F Feb 14

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    Irishm4id3n Irishm4id3n 26-30, F Feb 16

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    resently I have learned that there is a chance for me to die... it feels horrible to die like that, I'm prepared to die alone but I need to finish some stuff before I do. I might...
    SummerMacabre SummerMacabre 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M Feb 14

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    I forgave him and then he did it again. Lied stole and is a drug addict. How do I ever trust again ?
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    I'm trying to overcome it. It's difficult but not 100% impossible. I will get there, it takes time but it is making my new relationship hard. Something has triggered it. I've...
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Most people learn about personal boundaries during childhood. Parents and teachers show them through discipline, and example, what behaviour is tolerable and what is off-limits...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I have trust issue do to neglect and fights...help!
    Micahbreeart Micahbreeart 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I loved u and trusted u and u just played me the whole time
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Jan 31

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    "You're Static, incapable of growth!" These words hurt and haunt me more then taunting of all of my old bullies combined. Even though it's been six years since we last spoke and...
    NicoNever NicoNever 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    You know the rules; don't trust em, don't love em, don't let em fool you...nah mean?
    WinterSunShine WinterSunShine 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Canttt Trustttttt NoOneeeee .
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    Trust and Respect are given to be earned. It's just not right to contemplate on them betraying you. It's also wise to think of who and what you are as a friend. Just the thing that...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F a week ago

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    My friends find it funny that I claim to have a quarter-life crisis when I'm only 22. But then age is not a determinant now, isn't it? Most of my close friends are on their late 2...
    Boghane Boghane 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Never tell anyone the things you love and need because then they can without them from you as my husband does. I learned not to tell him that I loved that email or the way he held...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 30

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    I’m glad we’re connecting again. :) I couldn't hold back! I just had to tell my dear friend everything, everything that's been happening, that's been happening with me and my...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F Jan 31

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    why I don't trust anyone. 1) they have big mouths 2) fear of betrayal 3) they don't care.
    theyellowpage theyellowpage 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I am a member of a car forum. A website devoted to one brand and era of car. Several years ago, I noticed a member was moving from several hours south up to living around the...
    willifindher willifindher 26-30, M Feb 15

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    I can't even count on both hands how many times I've been betrayed and burned by someone. It takes a lot for me to want to give up part of myself to let someone be close to me...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    Trusting guys is such a hard task for me due to the betrayals I have experienced in my life by men, especially family members. I worry I would never be comfortable with someone...
    thisbunnybites888 thisbunnybites888 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been having an online affair for 3+ years. My marriage isn't terrible - but my husband and I have been drifting apart since I suffered post partum depression and severe...
    katkinz katkinz 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm honestly having a hard time trusting people on this site. I don't trust people in general usually but on here where its complete strangers.. idk. I feel a little wigged out.
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    It is truly an amazing feeling to meet a wonderful man and have a special connection with him that you never expected was possible. He makes you feel complete, sexy, safe, adored...
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    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Feb 11

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    Mollywobbles225 Mollywobbles225 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You notice I never gave up on you even though all you care about is yourself. I know it’s all about you, other people's thoughts and emotions don’t matter to you, right? Why...
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