I Have Abandonment Issues Along With Trust Issues

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    To Get Past The Past....

    At the age of four my father was taken from me and sent to the heavens.  My grandfather was the father figure in my life after that, my mother remarried and he wasn't very nice to me. I dealt with a lot of maltreatment and emotional abuse. So I looked to my grandfather for...
    Lonely1230 Lonely1230
    31-35, F
    Aug 23, 2011

    Abandonment Vs Trust

    Take away the biological mom then you have an abondoned kid. They feel like nothing's left. They wonder why their parents left them..... Are you really blaming yourself when you feel abandoned and unable to trust anyone? I mean my mom left when i was 6 months old, then my dad...
    PersonalFitnessTrainer4 PersonalFitnessTrainer4
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2009

    I Have Abandonment Issues... This Is My Story.

    I have abandonment issues. I don't like making friends, or exploring new relationships based on this reason. I tried to make a new friend, and I kept telling the person that the friendship is not going to last long, and they kept telling me to stop thinking negative. About a...
    MedicalStudent1228 MedicalStudent1228
    26-30, F
    Mar 3, 2012

    My Story

    here,is my story ,i grew up the first 10 years of my life with my mother and older brother.it was not easy at all very ,hard life my mom was on drugs a prostitute. she was never home at all and we had no other family what so ever. we lived in MO. and we were from TN. i lived in...
    ductman ductman
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 25, 2010

    Trust? What's That?

    Hello, I'm new here and am looking for help with my abandonment and trust issues. My mother died when I was 3 years old and my father was emotionally unavailable to me because he was grieving. He wasn't emotionally or really physically present for years. He remarried when I...
    Treacherous1 Treacherous1
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 8, 2012


      I am well aware that my husband is not my father. He looks and acts nothing like him and for the most part he is emotionally available. I, however, am still living in the past. I am terrified that, just like my father, he will leave me. I feel threatened when he gets close...
    nriley6 nriley6
    1 Response Aug 4, 2010


    Take my hand in yours... hold it, warm it, feel its silky softness and never let it go. I often dream of.. for once not being abandoned by someone I adore. But no one ever stays ... They come and go like the harsh winter breeze...
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    4 Responses Nov 26, 2013
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