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I Have Trust Issues and Personal Insecurities

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    Personal Insecurities

    Trust issues,Personal insecurities,What next?The way things are goin',I'll trust no one!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Aug 14, 2012

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    That Terrible "r" Word

    A couple years ago I was raped by a friend of a friend. I dont want to recall the details of the event, but Im pretty sure whoever is reading this understands. Yes, the rape angers me to this day, but what infuriates me even more is that I didnt have the strength to fight back...
    EyesOfSeraphim EyesOfSeraphim 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    Trust And Damage

    I have a really hard time trusting people, especially in romantic relationships. I've been together with my bf for over two years now and though I care for him dearly, I feel that I will never trust him completely. I know it's not him, I know the problem is me. Its my own...
    Rougejigga Rougejigga 22-25, F May 29, 2010

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    *some Things Never Change*

    When you're young and people make promises you always count on them to keep them.  What we don't know when we're young is that most people make promises just to keep us interested and calm.  My dad always made promises to me that he, of course, couldn't keep because he...
    thatonegirl18 thatonegirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2010

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    Are My Insecurities Inappropriate?

    I have MAJOR trust issues (and for good reason). I know everyone has insecurities...mine affect my life drastically. I see myself as a good person and many have taken advantage of that. So in my current relationships, im extremely cautious. I would love to open my heart up more...
    jgraleigh jgraleigh 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    How....

    How do you ever overcome all the bad that's been done to you when you finally meet someone worth trusting?? My first husband cheated, my last boyfriend cheated AND abused me physically, mentally and emotionally. I am finally with a very good man who has not lied to me or given...
    tinkerbell75 tinkerbell75 31-35, F Nov 6, 2010

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    I Cant Get Over It

    so, this is my story . ive never had a trusting relationship, with a guy or with a friend . i used to be normal, but ive been done wrong so many times in my life with cheating and possesive boyfriends and caniving and deceitful friends . ive never had a boyfriend who hasnt...
    babyydawl babyydawl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2010

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    I Feel So Stuck.

    This is a first for me - I've never posted anything, anywhere. I grew up in a dysfunctional environment that instilled the belief, amongst many others, that 'you can't trust anyone' and although my logical brain tells me this is not healthy or true my experiences have...
    SpecialEdition SpecialEdition 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2010

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    A Young Girl ... Lost, Broken And Alone

    I find it soo hard to talk to new people because i feel like they are going to judge me right away or that they can see right through my long sleeves hiding scars and fresh cuts along with fear and depression. I am bulimic and trying to recover, I Hat ho i am and have been...
    TheWaySheFeels3 TheWaySheFeels3 18-21, F Sep 4, 2012

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    Dumb As They Come

    So obviously I need some help, wish there was a support group that I could go to.....I am currently with a woman that I love more than life itself.  Literally I risked my life to stop a man with a gun for her.  Took two hits to the head, pistol...
    rayca1019 rayca1019 22-25, M Oct 14, 2009

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    With Good Reason Too!

    As many others within this category, my personal life-experiences and the experiences of people I know on a personal basis has taught me to be careful and none too trusting when it comes to people in general, and especially men. My own insecurities add to my distrust of people...
    AngryBlackChic20 AngryBlackChic20 18-21, F Jul 21, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I am a very giving man when it comes to the woman i choose to be with and give all my trust and benefit of the doubt right from the start but when you break that trust especial...
    dom8869 dom8869 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    I have trust issues. I haven't always had them but they came from my ex. Three years ago I was dating my best friend, I had grown up with him and our whole teenage lives we talked...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I have trust issues.....I trust to easily and always get hurt....
    Indeciciveme Indeciciveme 16-17, F 6 Responses Oct 7

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    Yes I have major trust issues. I have been burned too many times in the past to trust any friend or boyfriend. Boys they lie and cheat and are very secretive. A friend they tend...
    Dsanders13 Dsanders13 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I've been dating this guy for over a year. He had just ended things in his previous relationship but the girl wasn't taking it well and he being kind tried to help her with her...
    seesaw69 seesaw69 26-30 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel I need to start talking about this to atleast just feel a bit better. My BF and I have been together for approx 6 months now. At the start when we were simply seeing each...
    Bells83 Bells83 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Now that I have been hurt by my first love... And betrayed... Not only in relationships but with friends as well.. I now have major trust issues with starting another possible...
    mayks3 mayks3 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    My boyfriend is the only one who keeps me sane. Him being a jr boy and me being a sophomore everyone always says that things will last a maximum of a year or so. His ex...
    lydiathethingy lydiathethingy 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    The way to manage trust issues and still live your life is to not have expectations. The ones who love you are not supposed to hurt you. But they do. If you accept that possibility...
    satellite42 satellite42 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 10

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    trust issues ? I have lots of those (;
    6ABEBABE 6ABEBABE 13-15, M Oct 12

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    Don't take this personal, I don't trust most people...besides, stop asking personal questions :l
    drinksandflowers drinksandflowers 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    This might be my downfall, but I admit. I always see the good in people. I trust people. As naive as it may sound, I do. I used to think I'm a good judge of character, I can...
    anhourglass anhourglass 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    I have always had this issue. I been hurt since the day i was born. Awarded to the state as a teen after being abused and cheated on over and over again as a young Mother of my...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Everyone has uncertainty about whom to trust, how much to trust, when not to trust, and so forth at one time or another. In fact, every day we make choices about whom and how much...
    Cpaz33 Cpaz33 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    The word trust has haunted my mind every now and then. The word trust has a meaning, but now I'm unsure what to feel. I use to trust people too easily, but now I become careless...
    msunique1989 msunique1989 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've just had a bit of an eye opening week, I thought I'd share it here and maybe find someone who can relate. I'm going to try and keep it positive. I'm not sure about other...
    viviq66 viviq66 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    The hardest part about getting into a serious relationship is trusting that person. I used to think the ultimate form of trust, at least for myself, was sexual vulnerability. I was...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Double-edge sword.... That's what trust is to me. When I trust someone, something, I am all in. I trust totally, blindly, selflessly. 90 percent of the time, I get hurt...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 5 Responses Oct 15

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    So, in learning to trust again I have learned that I have become someone that isn't trustworthy. It seems like and easy fix...just start being honest, but it isn't. When you're...
    seesaw69 seesaw69 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I dont trust anyone. Not one single person. Everyone i ever trusted has screwed me over and let me down. At a young age i learned that the only one i can count on is myself. I dont...
    HannaBananaa HannaBananaa 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    i do not trust easily so if i tell you "i trust you" please, don't make me regret it.
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    I don't even trust my family, If you think about it, one morning, your dad or mom could just kill you all? What's stopping them? I rarely trust anyone, if I do, it takes years to...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    I'd never trust anyone who’s too nice or who says "trust me". I think some people might just be trying to pull a fast one on me. Some people are such ********.
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been with the same guy for 2 years now and I still don't trust him and I really don't know why, I ALWAYS get mad/jealous if I see a girl talk to him, or I always want to...
    cnw1 cnw1 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 24

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    This will be there until i find that one person who i trust. I have found her but i am not fully trusting right now
    AustinmMurdock AustinmMurdock 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I always have problems trusting people and now I don't trust my boyfriend.. I don't know what's wrong but I've been like this since I was young. Someone give so e advice pls?
    nerdylizz nerdylizz 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 5

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    I'm learning to trust again. It's hard but one of the first steps is not listening to or following every thought and urge inside your mind. There is something at the root of always...
    seesaw69 seesaw69 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Trust is a valuable thing. I believe in the restoration and making a new of all things lost, forgotten or broken. Time, love, care and 'Patience' are key. We walk out of every...
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My last abusive boyfriend has made it so difficult for me to trust my current boyfriend :( it's draining him, I can tell. I'm paranoid. I feel so bad
    mdkp mdkp 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I've  been let down so many times, that I don't trust anyone anymore.
    Briilashun Briilashun 16-17, F 10 Responses Sep 24

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    I will trust you until the day you give me a reason not to.
    Pingu113 Pingu113 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    Sarcasm is a defense mechanism its a way for me to exist without revealing real emotions. Its part of the reason I try not to interact outside of face to face because I can't read...
    CassieWithAnO CassieWithAnO 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    Trust is like a paper once broken it gets crumbled and people just keep crumbling it more.
    becca5432 becca5432 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Trust is like a paper once broken it gets crumbled and people just keep crumbling it more.
    becca5432 becca5432 18-21, F Sep 26

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    Trust is like a paper once broken it gets crumbled and people just keep crumbling it more.
    becca5432 becca5432 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Trust is like a paper once broken it gets crumbled and people just keep crumbling it more.
    becca5432 becca5432 18-21, F Sep 26

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    Trust is like a paper once broken it gets crumbled and people just keep crumbling it more.
    becca5432 becca5432 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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