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I Have a Trust Problem

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    Not So Good With Puppets.

    I'm a control freak, so naturally I have trust issues. There's no way I can in good faith control another person's thoughts or actions, so there's never any guarantee that my trust won't be betrayed. I work on it, though. Just because I'm a touch misanthropic doesn't mean I give...
    SaintThursday SaintThursday 22-25 Dec 9, 2009

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    Trust

    I some times had trust issues with some of my family  they have hurt me abused me . I have trust issues i know but when my trust has been broken i have not much of a relationship with the person when trust is broken what do you have? not much....
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Jul 2, 2009

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    I Have

    I've gotten **** on one to many times to count.x
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04 26-30 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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    No Trust For You & Me

     Growing up I would trust everyone! Then my "friends" would break that trust by hurting me anyway they could! Now it takes me FOREVER to trust people! I have a friend that I have known for 7 years and I still to this day don't trust her! I want to but I just can't...
    OlesyaD OlesyaD 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    Trust Noone

    one of my favorite sayings is trust noone. If you trust yourself its a lot easier and the only person you can let down is you.  Sometimes i cant even trust myself...so there you go!.
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Big Time

    For me it's always been really hard to trust people with any part of my life, there are so many things that I haven't told people. Maybe just two or three people including my sister (oobergoobergreengirl) are the only ones I trust with everything, but it's still hard...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 10, 2009

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    I Admit It

    I admit when it comes to men I have trust issues.  I am trying to get past it however.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 7, 2009

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    A Big One

    I never trust people until they win my trust, and that takes a lot, most of the time. Once I trust them I can not let them go. It is very, very exhausting. It might break me up some day.
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F Mar 1, 2009

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    Thank You Note

    Thank you for being here for us! I do not have a "Trust Problem " anymore, I trust enormously and it s complicated issue! I think, I would be better to learn from someone to trust just a little. Not everything and everyone!
    carmelitas carmelitas 26-30 Jul 1, 2009

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    Just Guys.

    I have a problem trusting men. Maybe it's because I had a bad experience with my father as a kid, but I am immediately suspicious of any guy being friendly towards me. I just can't believe any guy would like me, even as just a friend, and it's frustrating sometimes...
    immaheidi immaheidi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    All my life. Honestly,

    All my life, people come up to me. Smile, say hi, whatever. We become friends, then best friends. And then this person would turn around and back stab me. I. Am. Sick. Of. It. I feel like that I should hate every living thing in this world now. Innocent or not, young or old. I...
    evie2001 evie2001 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I Can't Even Trust My Closest Friend

    Who happens to also be my roommate. She has no problem telling me things. And things I've told her I'm sure she's kept between us. But to me, a person who is free to talk to YOU about OTHER PEOPLE also has no problem doing the same thing to you. Which I think of her, despite her...
    cloudsinmycoffee cloudsinmycoffee 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    My trust issues began when I was 13. My mom was my hero as a kid. I could talk to her about anything. Then one day she reviled a secret to me. My mom was cheating on my dad with...
    BFRM BFRM 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I have trust issues, and I don't have a problem admitting it. I think I should e thankful that I am aware and tryig to work on it. I didn't just arrive here without reason, my past...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I have this problem. I don't believe anyone, ever. I automatically assume they are lying to me, and I can't figure out why I'm this way. I trust some people, but majority of...
    MissListless MissListless 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I 'HAD' TRUST ISSUES thought I'd write a little something in here before I leave this group.. for a long time now I have had trust issues, I have been betrayed an lied to left...
    J41LBIRD93 J41LBIRD93 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I have trust issues, and honestly I don't think that's such a bad thing. The base instinct for humans is our impulse to protect ourselves. Think about it. Every time you lie, cheat...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    - course I do and the smart people always have trust issues. Only fools, naive and gullible people tend to fall for everything. Obviously since it's the net fooling and messing...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I have trust issues when people message on here, no I don't want to see any nudity!
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    free Wi-Fi that Makes you pay after it has said its free,is the reason i have trust issues.
    Woudziniska Woudziniska 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Just to be fair i have trust issues with everyone.
    lehcar1977 lehcar1977 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    This group really annoys me. Might as well make a group for people who have no problem with humans breathing air or horses eating grass. I know their are still backwards thinking...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 17

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    ^.^ Yupp i do not have a problem at all
    Hopeisinme Hopeisinme 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I honestly have no problem with interracial relationships c: In fact, I want to be in one soon c:
    TerrabyteMcEwan TerrabyteMcEwan 16-17, M Dec 3

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    Okay, so my boyfriend is very good to me when I am good to him(not accusing him, not being jealous and making him stressed out) he's great,caring, likes me hanging out with his mom...
    MissLizy MissLizy 22-25, F 56 mins ago

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    I'm not the kind of person who needs someone to earn my trust, I give it out to those who give me they're word, and hope that they don't lose it. Unfortunately it causes me to be...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I grew up in a predominantly white community. It never crossed my mind that I could be in a relationship with someone of a different ethnicity. One of the great things about...
    curiousguyinga curiousguyinga 36-40, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Doesn't everybody? I can't remember a specific moment where I stopped trusting people... And I think it is more a function of self preservation than anything. If I never make...
    Dahlia2020 Dahlia2020 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Should I continue a relationship with my mom? Growing up, my mom and I had an amazing relationship. My parents divorced when I was 3, and even though they were separated, I was...
    annamarie1 annamarie1 18-21, F Nov 29

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    I feel like I need to say something. Ever since a child, I've had severe trust issues. I was put through foster care, which was really hard. My approve mother was abusive and I...
    iwuvmusic iwuvmusic 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    It sucks but not trusting people is very much apart of me. I have notice every time I open up to someone I hear myself say "Shut up, Don't trust them! You know what happened last...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I don't know when it happened in my life, but I have some serious trust issues when it comes to relationships! The first time I was ever asked out was when I was little, and I...
    bluespoon bluespoon 18-21 Dec 12

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    My experiences growing up haven't been good ones I was befriended a lot and didn't have anyone to take care of me I came from a broken family and didn't care much about myself. My...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Via Pinterest. I cannot even begin to describe the mixed feelings of both "thank **** someone put it into words!" and "Oh FML...so that's what my problem is..." Tell you what...
    AirleasAyres AirleasAyres 31-35, F Nov 28

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    cassiecc11 cassiecc11 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    hi guys so my mom have been talking to this one australian guy for 3 months now they have already exchanged numbers and now theyre talking on whatsapp ((its a messanging app if u...
    patheticlilgirl patheticlilgirl 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    im always leary of ppl. im always watching listening and observing to see if I can trust someone. keeping a tally of truths lies and oddities. I have never trusted anyone in my...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    My issue would be that I don't trust anyone. Nobody. Even the ones I trust the most, never completely. I don't even trust myself completely so I can't see how I'll ever learn...
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When you lose my trust...I dont think that I could trust you again. I'm really guarded with my feelings and I surely trust my gut/instinct.
    fruitella06 fruitella06 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 29

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    I find it hard to trust people because of some experiences I've had. At the same time, sometimes I feel like I'm punishing a good person by not trusting them. I find myself very...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Everyone I trust betrays me. I'm not sure if everyone is like that, or do I just suck at choosing who to trust. Either way, having no trust in anyone is really hard. I'm the kind...
    xthefallenx xthefallenx 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 9

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    My husband often comes off friendly, often far too friendly that it appears flirtatious. He has so many other girls as friends and all who I've seen have no boundaries with him...
    Neverbackaway Neverbackaway 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 2

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    Trust is earned. It's like a rubber, the more it's used the less it becomes. I've completely lost my trust in people. Some people who I am so close to I still don't trust them...
    TylerOakleyIsBae TylerOakleyIsBae 13-15, F Dec 3

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    All my relationships - dating, family and friends. I've been lied to and cheated it, made feel unimportant, verbally and mentally abused to the point where i have a hard time...
    bestofme85 bestofme85 26-30, F Dec 4

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    I have had trust issues for a long time but I can trust all my friends now but I'm having some difficulties trusting my friends boyfriend. He smokes, he's only 10 and my friend is...
    nomorelies13 nomorelies13 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    So today I Ruined things more. I have long standing issue with trust with my boyfriend,recently i kept thinking he is trying to hide his 'side girl' from me and was shouting at...
    MissLizy MissLizy 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    Hey all, I am currently in a relationship with a wonderful man. But in his past, he was involved with drugs and alcohol. Now since we have been together, he has been working on it...
    pinkvape pinkvape 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 18