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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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    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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    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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    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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    Hi I go by Fruitypunch15 on here.I would like to share my personal experience.I have had a lot of ex friends and family members betray me over the years.But by far the worst is...
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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 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    LitoWatts LitoWatts 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We were young; I was stupid. At 13, how was I supposed to know that falling in love doesn't always work out? All the fairy tales and stories I heard growing up told me that my...
    PorcelainDoll17 PorcelainDoll17 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I had a role model to whom I have trusted blindly to have our best interest at heart, only to have seen the ugly truth of who they truly are unfold chapter after the another. At...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    jordan43930 jordan43930 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    shannonjade shannonjade 18-21, F 14 Responses Apr 13

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
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    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M Apr 18

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    I agree with you I have strong trust issues people betrayed others way to much
    sissy2985 sissy2985 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    So, 2 years ago my boss was federally indicted - but wait! I was my employer's confidant - at least I thought I was - I knew the most intimate details of my boss's life...
    omaLostinatl omaLostinatl 46-50, F Apr 24

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    When I was young and naive I kept a diary and my "best friend",her mom,my boyfriend, their boyfriends and 20 other people who were friends of theirs went through my purse and read...
    Taumilynn Taumilynn 36-40 5 Responses Apr 25

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    I thought at least I could trust my sister but she just turned out to be like everyone else.
    ARos54 ARos54 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I've been living in a small isolated town for 1 1/2 years now. Within those one and a half years being here I've only been able to land 2 jobs, that I eventually quit because they...
    Saravegan2 Saravegan2 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    For the past six months he was my best friend. It was like the best thing that ever happened to me in a long time..always being there for me,encouraging me,making me laugh.. Now...
    biancaxxb biancaxxb 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    how can i learn to trust people? i can't trust anyone with anything even the simplest things just stress me out... I don't trust my boyfriend with anyone. even if he wanted to go...
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    I know i'm kina young, but I fear that I will never get a boyfriend or be loved. I mean I have been in relationships and all but they have been pathetic middle school relationships...
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    Stop asking me to trust you while I'm still coughing up water from the last time you let me drown.....
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 28

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    I say I don't trust anybody, But I still want to have fun with everyone. That indecision is making every day pure agony for me..
    MyLostProperty MyLostProperty 16-17, M 1 Response a week 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 6 Responses 3 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    How can I trust my husband again? He said we are going to try to work it out but I know he is still in communication with his other woman. I feel so tortured. I can't just trust...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I refuse to trust or accept this federal government here in America. President Obama has no clue on our economy, overseas matters such as negotiating a treaty war efforts and our...
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    i have fear for man dud to sexual abuse..bad trouma..so i usually really need time to trust them. But they just don't give me time..even if i explain what i've been through. And...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I fell in love but he left me. Used me. Betrayed me. He was not there. Why do I still love them. Why are they still in my heart after they have hurt me. I care so much.
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