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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 hate having trust issues. It sucks. Especially when you're in a long distance relationship. I hate being on edge.
    Amydenson1 Amydenson1 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I trusted him completely last year. I trusted him with everything I had. This time being back together I'm having problems trusting him. I've been trying to keep them to myself...
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    Feeling betrayed by God. This is a very dry and disturbing place to be for a believer. How did I end up here? I ask myself. I'll tell how I came to this place, Perhaps believers...
    friendwjesus friendwjesus 31-35 Apr 11

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    I didn’t think I would post about this one so soon. But I hate having it hanging over my head so I’m just going to do it. I was with my last boyfriend for 5 years and 9 months...
    peachespicnic peachespicnic 22-25, F 17 Responses Mar 26

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    As I type this tonight, I find myself wishing I could turn back the clock and yet i realize that we are all here in this moment for a reason. From me writing this to you reading...
    PeterBGood PeterBGood 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm not going into what exactly the two friends of mine did but it was to me the ultimate betrayal. I trusted them completely ,trusted them with my life, loved them, shared...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F Apr 15

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    I feel like whoever I talk to, whether it be teachers or acquaintances or people on EP or even best friends, that i'm just being a burden on them. In my head, I believe that they...
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    I've been let down by my fiancé. He's betrayed my trust by cheating on me, lying to me, lying to others about me and now he's gone and told someone the reasons I had the...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    My ex gf and i got together about a week before my 31st birthday. Well jan 5 this yr she moved out. I was stupid and took her for granted. So i need to go back to last spring when...
    hopeandsorow hopeandsorow 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is an update to my story about fear of getting lost and where I am today. The answer was unexpected. I recently went to the doctor to see about actually taking meds for my...
    gazingupwards gazingupwards 26-30, F Apr 14

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    The feeling always stays. For this reason I have trust issues and I have a problem with letting people into my life. The first success in solving a problem is admitting you have...
    DeAundreVP DeAundreVP 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Ugh. Writing off bad friends on a weekly basis. Last weekend was truly a nightmare. To sum it up I went a friends house (2 hours away), sat uncomfortably in a bar she works at for...
    SC27 SC27 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I can usually manage talking on the phone to people I know, but even with family & friends I have trouble keeping in touch that way. I prefer texts, because you have time to take...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F Mar 28

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    To me a true friend is one who sticks by you through good and bad times ,they are there for you ALWAYS! You share ,joy,laughter ,tears sadness with them . But the most important...
    angelofsweetness angelofsweetness 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Where are they when I needed them? They only be friendly to me when they needed me or needs me to be their scapegoat! But after that they will just go back and ignore or being...
    betrayedoncemore betrayedoncemore 13-15, F Apr 11

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    So here's something ironic. I was back with my ex boyfriend that I almost got engaged to about seven weeks ago and trying to work things out. Well he seemed rather put off about...
    Jockey0321 Jockey0321 22-25, F Apr 11

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    It is so hard now a days to trust people. It's hard for me to trust people so much easier to just shut everyone out. Now I'm a loner in the world and sometimes think that I do not...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F Apr 12

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    The Rabbit Once there was a rabbit. She was curious to meet new friends. She was surrounded by many other animals but she didn't know how to connect with them. She met a few and...
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    Who Can I Trust? I only wanted a small gift for my graduation. I know it sounds petty. Maybe it is. But, all these promise makers only did one thing. Break their promise towards...
    TheHumanIntersect TheHumanIntersect 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    my girlfriend betrayed me! she broke up with me to be with another guy is what she told me. then she broke up with him and went out with another guy
    americanfledgling americanfledgling 18-21, M Apr 2

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    Just recently, i got an award for Best in Clinical in our hospital training. This meant that I get to be hired first on my station of choice. So I did. I passed my application, I...
    nikkim143 nikkim143 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    My friend betrayed me by trying to go out with my ex. She has a "bf" in Jamaica though. That's girl code you don't go out with your friends ex's or if you do wait 4months. She's...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    My brother went through nasty divorce ten years ago. I helped him for 18 months preparing paperwork, consulting with his attorney, etc. so his ex-wife wouldn't take him to the...
    fourjacks fourjacks 61-65 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I feel betrayed right now and I can't express it into words, which is upsetting me almost more than the actual situation. Sigh. And then I realize that this is karma.
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F a week ago

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    I was betrayed by a girl in high school I was pregnant at the time and this girl who doesn't have any decorum or integrity about herself asked in front of a whole classroom "are...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Every guy I have ever liked in my entire life has either not felt the same way as me, has ended up being a total jerk, has used me, forgotten me, hurt me, or has simply tossed me...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    If you do not like what you read- please keep to yourself. A Dire Warning to Christians and People Everywhere. Hello, everyone here. What will be discussed here is very very...
    EvangelistTeen EvangelistTeen 13-15, F Apr 6

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    I don't know if it's strange or not but I don't know anyone else with this fear. I fear not having control. Like, something takes over my body and I'm still inside screaming...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F Apr 14

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    I love having 2 men in my life. I have a husband and a boyfriend. They don't know about each other. I will always have 2 men in my life.
    wetnwilds wetnwilds 26-30 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    HAVING to believe in things; trusting what the heart tells; believing to someone because they show you that they also into it and you fall for it; trusting that in time things...
    tootightforyou tootightforyou 22-25 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have a fear of barbers and barber's shops. I think it originates from my childhood and being taken to the barbers by my mum. Perhaps I'm scared of having my hair cut too short, I...
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    Its so saddening that you come to a point in life when u truly have give up and humanity and the only person u think u can trust is just yourself and no other person. I feel like...
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    i take people at face value & get shot down in flames far 2 often, when will i ever learn u can't trust everybody
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    Come on. Every time I tell you something, you tell her too! It's none of her business. I don't know if she's your best friend or what, but she doesn't need to know everything I...
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    I fear death, I really do. This whole year, I couldn't sleep, I'm tired.. it really hurts. My fear of death turned me to a suicidal person. Though I fear death, I still wanna die...
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    My fiancé and I were engaged for a year and a half and were due to get married on June 18th. Everything was perfect but his job began to get on top of him and then his dad was...
    dynamitekid dynamitekid 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power , love and a sound mind. Fear of airplanes, failure, judgment, the future, etc. These fears are strongholds that come from...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 Apr 12

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    Lately i've been having nightmares about death. Not about how i'm going to die but just the fact i'm going to die. I think as humans its natural for us to fear what we don't have...
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    Is it bad I have so many fears. I have a fear of death, I am terrified of death. I can't sleep at night cause I'm worried ill die. I get nightmares every night of me dying or I'm...
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    Or worry. Little difference. Fear the world goes lord and serf. Fear marrige becomes just a tax break. Fear no common law lovers. Fear no bisexual bliss. Fear end...
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