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I Fear Having My Trust Betrayed

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have been in my relationship for almost 3 years, with an amzing man, that has never given me any reason to not trust him. we have two kids. we rushed in to things quickly, but we...
    ooomooo ooomooo 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 4

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    Note: No, I will not do it. In fact, I don't even plan or consider it. It's just a small temptation. It's funny because I really hate cheaters(and other women/men) with a passion...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 4 Responses 53 mins ago

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    You ever hear the phrase "I trust people as far as I can throw them"? Well, for me, I don't even bother picking them up. In fact, I just stare at them until they go away. In fact...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I was hurt a lot and lied to a lot and betrayed a lot. So much I have trust issues and it is hard to find a person I can trust but I have. I found my best friend I can trust her...
    cutemonkey cutemonkey 13-15, F Aug 18

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    I got out of a relationship a while back where there wasn't any trust or respect. I am the type of guy that gets invested in a relationship and will give or do anything to please...
    menke2nathan menke2nathan 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    I had been betrayed by a someone who was very close 2 me ever since that time I find it hard to trust people.I try to forgive the person who betrayed me but its very hard because...
    miizfaduma miizfaduma 18-21, F Aug 25

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    Trust? I don't think I trust anyone
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses 48 mins ago

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    I've been hurt,betrayed,lied to,beaten,and molested. I don't even trust my mom and she's the only person i have ever had. I started to stop trusting people a couple of years back...
    Sd160268 Sd160268 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    About a few years ago I was going out with this guy from school, we were both into each other, had sex a lot but we were quiet about it, no one knew about our relationship but...
    Mary4you Mary4you 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 8

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    he was my everything, i loved him with all my heart :-) He was the only guy i once loved more than anything until he broke my heart and started seeing my mum :-( the 2 people...
    gypsylife2014 gypsylife2014 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been let down, betrayed, back stabbed, whatever you want to call it, by every person I've let in for as long as I can remember. Even my own Mother. These days I really don't...
    mhenson144 mhenson144 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Months ago, this guy started pursuing me. He was cute and we had so much in common. I loved talking to him. He texted me a lot and even came to my dorm late at night to talk once...
    rachbeforebeauty rachbeforebeauty 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm always betrayed by people so I've learned not to trust anyone
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F Aug 31

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    Fearing Hypocrisy When a Muslim fears that he may fall into hypocrisy, this indicates that his heart is (spiritually) alive and that he is keen to protect his faith. Ibraaheem...
    sunnasmile sunnasmile 46-50, M Sep 8

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    Fears, Fears, Fears #1. Thunderstorms. I dislike thunderstorms with a passion. I'm afraid of them. The lightning doesn't scare me as much as the thunder does. I dislike the noise...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I found myself always prefer being alone or just with my boyfriend these days. I am very cautious and aware people's intentions. As long as I found out they have a purpose being...
    additionalism additionalism 31-35 Aug 30

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    My life and future is field with darkness, bad luck, horrible stuff accruing. My future and destiny is clear I will be by myself. I've been betrayed, I've been left behind. You can...
    Blackwolf666 Blackwolf666 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    TWICE... First was about 2-3 years ago, I was in love with this girl, really in love. I thought she liked me, but inte the end it turned out she was in love with my best friend...
    IronHij IronHij 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    This happened just this past weekend and I am still going thought a bit of shock. I've not really talked to them any. The must know something is up, but probably not sure what that...
    MelissaSmith24740 MelissaSmith24740 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Found the bf on a dating website last year. Decided to try to forgive but trust is hard and I never believed when he says he loves me. I've always been cheated on or had the fear...
    indi361 indi361 36-40, F Aug 31

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    Hey world! Learning to drive and teaching a class of teens. Either might not seem like the biggest deal to most. Learning to drive is as expected a milestone for most American...
    Galatia123 Galatia123 26-30, F Aug 31

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    Our favorite drinks are being poisoned MORE & MORE with sucralose and aspartame.It is ALARMING in the last year or more the increase of this being added to our food & drinks.Like...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I've been very emotional lately. Crying on whim and a little more sensitive than usual. I feel this thick fear surrounding me, almost as if it's embracing me, engulfing me and...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've always been a bystander my whole life watching events moments, and struggles take place right before my eyes I guess this has led me to be exactly the person I am today always...
    dassays dassays 22-25, F Aug 21

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    So I joined the military and got stationed in Texas. I'm originally from New Jersey. One fear that I didn't know I had until I got here was the fear of being alone. Feeling alone...
    cyrusthevirus74 cyrusthevirus74 18-21, M Aug 26

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    A window into the emotions of a couples counseling session as the betrayed wife...and those "AHAH!" moments. We are past a year since DDay. Our sessions back then were on coping...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    so he started with excuses to go out in the afternoons and evenings, I checked his phone and he has deleted all history calls and text even website searches and this raise a flag...
    LadySoledad LadySoledad 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Hii, all.. M new in EP. Have found myself being betrayed for long 3 years. I am a lesbian. The girl I was engaged with happened to be straight. Still she continued dating me and...
    Sriporna7 Sriporna7 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I have had them since I was very young and I been hurt so many times. It's hard for me to trust almost anyone. So don't take it personal it's just the way that I am. The low self...
    Wolfy14 Wolfy14 16-17, F Aug 26

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    I'm really ticked off. Okay so an adult I trusted I wrote about it in another experience (long story short I don't trust her anymore. She would literally ignore me and like cringed...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have a great wife, but I am constant thinking about having an affair. I do not know if I rally can do it if the posibility is there, but I still think of it all the time. Why can...
    lekenchris lekenchris 41-45, M 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    i got my hair in a Fishtale Braid yesterday and i still dont want to take it out XD i love having my hair in a braid and my friends or someone play with it i love it ^_^ but when i...
    TheRainbowDino TheRainbowDino 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love sunbathing nude and having no tan lines on my body. I go sunbathing nude almost all year round.
    oldernudistwife oldernudistwife 46-50, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    A relationship with no trust is like having a phone with no service, you just play games.
    Hopejavan Hopejavan 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    My biggest fear is murder. Being murdered or having it happen to a loved one.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 28

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    Being in a sexless marriage for 17 years and not having a strong bond with my wife, a person who is more of a roommate has taken its toll on me. So much so that I have greatly...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I have trouble trusting people which stops me from having any kind of relationship. I want someone to talk to but I know I won't open up at all. I had to talk myself to putting...
    BoMolly BoMolly 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I'm not trying to find a perfect man yet somehow the thought of being close to any- in reality- freaks me out. I have over the years developed this terrible pattern where somehow...
    lonelygirl10 lonelygirl10 18-21, F Aug 25

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    Im 20, im old enough to have a child. Ive been around so many kids throughout my life, stayed with them since they were juat born. Theres this one lady shes my mum's friend, she...
    LifeOnAThread LifeOnAThread 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I still remember the first day we met We were too shy to say much at all It's funny to think back to that time Because now we're having a ball! They say that true friendship is...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Fear of death vs fear of pain? I think reason pepole fear death is often because of the pain that comes along with it rather than actually being dead. All short of terminal...
    gypa gypa 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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